• CUNY Doctoral Students Council endorses the boycott of Israeli academic institutions

    USACBI congratulates the Doctoral Students’ Council at the City University of New York, who voted for a resolution calling for the academic boycott of Israel on Friday afternoon, April 15. “The repression of CUNY students is connected to the same systems of power that uphold the Israeli state”s violation of Palestinian rights within Israel and […]

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  • USACBI Statement on UC Regents Principles: Challenging Racism means Challenging Zionism

    On March 24, 2016, the University of California (UC) Board of Regents adopted a set of Principles against Intolerance, after several months of discussion, amendments, lobbying by Zionist organizations, and protests by Palestinian rights activists. The Principles are, in effect, Principles against Antisemitism, as they single out antisemitism in their consideration of discrimination, and relate […]

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  • Palestinian students launch national Right to Education tour

    This April, National Students for Justice in Palestine is organizing its second national speaking tour of Palestinian students with the Right to Education Campaign (R2E) at Birzeit University in the West Bank. For two weeks, students from across Palestine will meet and speak with college students and youth organizers about their experiences as students living under Israeli occupation and […]

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  • Supporting the Palestinian Right to Education: An Appeal to Oral Historians to Boycott the December 2016 Hebrew University Oral History Conference

    Over the past several months, Israeli military forces entered Palestinian universities, fired live ammunition, and tear gassed and injured students. At Palestine Technical University- Kadoorie University in Tulkarem in the West Bank, the Israeli military invaded the campus and injured nine Palestinian students. Israeli soldiers also entered Birzeit University on January 11 and closed the […]

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  • Audio: Sunaina Maira of USACBI on KPFA about academic boycott and repression of BDS

    Sunaina Maira of the Organizing Collective of the US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel spoke with C.S. Soong for Against the Grain on KPFA, about USACBI’s work and campaigns, and repression of BDS activism in the US. She also discussed her chapter in Against Apartheid: The Case for Boycotting Israeli Universities, the […]

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  • USACBI Newsletter, February 2016

    USACBI Newsletter, February 2016 South Asian Studies Scholars’ Statement of Boycott of Academic Workshop at Hebrew University Letter in support of Professor Jasbir Puar regarding right-wing attacks on her recent talk at Vassar College Welcome back, Steven Salaita! Academic associations may join the academic boycott of Israel without losing their status as 501(c)(3) organization Academic Boycott […]

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  • South Asian Studies Scholars’ Statement of Boycott of Academic Workshop at Hebrew University

    Statement of Boycott of Academic Workshop at Hebrew University Over the past month, Israeli military forces entered Palestinian universities, fired live ammunition, and tear gassed and injured students. At Palestine Technical University- Kadoorie University in Tulkarem in the West Bank, the Israeli military invaded the campus and injured nine Palestinian students. Israeli soldiers also entered […]

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  • Video: Toronto event on Palestinian popular resistance and BDS that the JDL tried to shut down

    Noura Erekat, Palestinian lawyer, professor and activist, and Nada Elia, Palestinian scholar and member of USACBI’s organizing collective, spoke at the University of Toronto on 12 January at an event organized by the University of Toronto Divestment campaign. The event came under attack by right-wing Zionist organizations, in particular the Jewish Defense League (JDL). Elia […]

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  • 170 academics at Italian universities call for boycott of Israeli institutions

    PRESS RELEASE Launch of the Stop Technion campaign urges suspension of all academic collaboration with the Haifa-based technical institute Italian initiative part of a growing global trend of scholars taking a stand for Palestinian rights Italy is one of Israel”s key military and academic partners in Europe For the first time, an Italian academic association […]

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  • Brazilian academics join campaign to boycott Israeli institutions

    In just three days, an online letter endorsing the academic boycott of Israeli institutions, circulated by Brazilian intellectuals, received 200 signatories from faculty across Brazilian universities. According to the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic & Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI), the letter was signed by well-known academics, including Paulo Sergio Pinheiro, a popular Brazilian diplomat […]

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