(JERUSALEM POST) — In a letter sent to the chairperson of Ben and Jerry’s earlier this week, over 1,000 Israeli university students demanded that the ice cream company recognize the “illegally occupied” native land on which their Vermont factory sits, and evacuate it immediately.

In the letter written on behalf of “Students for Justice in America,” the Israeli university students stated that they were “deeply concerned about safeguarding human rights and the oppression of indigenous peoples in North America.”

They explained that their “research and investigation have determined that the land that the Ben and Jerry’s corporation operates from in Vermont, 30 Community Drive in South Burlington, 1281 Waterbury-Stowe Road, Route 100 in Waterbury and 900 Industrial Park Road in Saint Albans, is territory that belongs to the Abenaki people.

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