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Activists demand Minnesota divest from border militarization contractor

by Wyatt Miller |
8/23/19
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Protest demands Minnesota divest from border militarization contractor. (Fight Back! News/Staff)

St. Paul, MN - On August 22, immigrant rights and Palestine solidarity activists presented over 1000 signatures of Minnesota residents petitioning the State Board of Investments (SBI) to divest state pension funds from the Israeli defense contractor Elbit Systems. Elbit sells cluster bombs and weaponized white phosphorus to the Israel Defense Forces, whose indiscriminate use on besieged Gaza has been widely condemned by international organizations.

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