The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (USACBI) calls on all US faculty, administrators, students and staff to uphold the academic boycott of Israel by refusing participation in Study Abroad programs in Israel. The academic boycott of Israel has been called for by Palestinian scholars and students living under military occupation, siege, and in an apartheid state and whose rights to education are violated on a daily basis. To enroll, or participate in any way, in a Study Abroad program at an Israeli institution means ignoring if not perpetuating the ongoing violation of the academic--and, indeed, human--freedoms of Palestinians.
The United States Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel congratulates the student government at the University of California Davis for being the first such group in the country to collectively condemn Canary Mission, the anonymous on-line blacklist of students and activists supporting Palestinian human rights. USACBI stands with and encourages student governments […]Continue reading
The following letter was sent to the invited participants of “Inflation, Alternatives and Gravitational Waves,” a conference taking place at Ariel University, a settler university constructed in an illegal settlement in the West Bank of occupied Palestine, from September 3-6, 2018. Initiated by USACBI Organizing Collective member and mathematician Prof. David Klein and signed by […]Continue reading
We in the US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel express our outrage at the sentencing of Palestinian poet Dareen Tatour and call for solidarity from artists, writers and cultural workers around the world. On July 31, Tatour was sentenced to 5 months in Israeli prison for her writings online, including her […]Continue reading
The following article, by Nada Elia, was first published online on July 23, 2018, at Middle East Eye. Nada Elia is a member of the Organizing Collective of the US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel. In Cork, Ireland, last month, at the annual meeting of the American Conference for Irish Studies, an […]Continue reading
The following statement was issued by attendees at the meeting of the American Conference of Irish Studies in Cork, Ireland, in June 2018. USACBI Organizing Collective member David Lloyd participated in a panel at the conference on Palestine and Ireland with Conor McCarthy, Ronit Lentin and a Palestinian academic who was forced to participate over […]Continue reading
Sunaina Maira of USACBI’s organizing collective is one of the initiators of the following statement. Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders are invited to endorse the statement at this link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeLpPJWsvgY3HknsMfhJ490BbvmEiawRkHoQEGqdRqyYcOD8g/viewform?c=0&w=1 As peoples in the Americas whose ancestors come from countries in Asia, Hawaii, and the Pacific Islands, and as members of indigenous communities […]Continue reading