• USACBI Statement in Solidarity with Professor Angela Y. Davis

    31 January 2015 – USACBI is pleased to join with a broad spectrum of progressive and anti-racist organizations, religious groups, faculty organizations, peace and justice activists, and people of conscience from all walks of life in condemning the AMCHA Initiative”s latest assault on academic freedom. AMCHA has written to Chancellor Blumenthal of UC Santa Cruz […]

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  • Take action: Defend Palestine Supporters at John Jay College from “Anti-Semitism” Slander

    To add your name to this petition, please go to: https://www.change.org/p/jeremy-travis-president-john-jay-college-of-criminal-justice-cuny-defend-palestine-supporters-from-anti-semitism-slander This petition will be delivered to: John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY Jeremy Travis, President, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY Student Life Coordinator John Leebens DEFEND PALESTINE SUPPORTERS FROM “ANTI-SEMITISM” SLANDER On 21 October, 2014, Jeremy Travis, President of John Jay College […]

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  • CSU senate passes resolution defending the academic freedom of faculty

    The following resolution was passed by the Academic Senate of the California State University following a series of campaigns targeting faculty members, including the ongoing AMCHA campaign to smear Dr. Rabab Abdulhadi of San Francisco State University, part of the CSU system: Protecting the Academic Freedom of California State University Faculty AS-3193-14/FA (Rev) RESOLVED: That […]

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  • Open letter to Loyola University in support of Students for Justice in Palestine

    Jane Neufeld Dean of Students Damen Student Center Suite 300, 6511 North Sheridan Road Chicago, IL 60626 jneufe@luc.edu Dear Dean Neufeld, It has come to our attention that on Friday, October 31, Loyola University- Chicago (LUC) found LUC”s Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) organization responsible for one technical violation of the Code of Conduct, […]

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  • Free speech vs. freedom

    By Heike Schotten. Original link: https://www.maannews.com/Content.aspx?id=733723 I am going to use this space once again to talk about the despicable un-hiring of Steven Salaita at the University of Illinois (I wrote about the Salaita case and what I called The Incivility of Palestinians, last month as well). I am going to do this because, despite the […]

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  • On the incivility of Palestinians

    By Heike Schotten. Original publication link: https://www.maannews.com/Content.aspx?id=730563 In the US, and especially within the US Palestine solidarity movement, the biggest Israel-Palestine news since Gaza Genocide 3.0 (which, with Palestinians dying daily, whether from the effects of the siege or horrific wounds leftover from the attack, makes this genocide ongoing), is the unceremonious un-hiring of Professor Steven […]

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  • Over 1,200 Scholars Boycott University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Until Professor Steven Salaita Reinstated

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 18, 2014 Contact: Jordana Rosenberg, mutinyandbounty@gmail.com Jess Ghannam, jess.ghannam@gmail.com David Palumbo-Liu, djpl.2008@gmail.com URBANA-CHAMPAIGN – A petition signed by over 1,200 scholars in diverse fields was submitted today to Chancellor Phyllis Wise and the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. The signatories have refused to speak or lecture at UIUC until Dr. […]

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  • USACBI Condemns UIUC Firing of Arab-American Scholar Steven Salaita

    TAKE ACTION! Sign the petition to support Professor Steven Salaita: www.change.org/petitions/phyllis-m-wise-we-demand-corrective-action-on-the-scandalous-firing-of-palestinian-american-professor-dr-steven-salaita TAKE ACTION! Join this email action to demand Professor Salaita’s replacement: http://org.salsalabs.com/o/641/p/dia/action3/common/public/?action_KEY=16233 http://www.jadaliyya.com/pages/index/18842/usacbi-condemns-uiuc-firing-of-arab-american-schol The Organizing Collective of the  US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel protests in the strongest possible terms the termination of the appointment of Professor Steven Salaita by the University of Illinois, […]

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  • Education Kills Fascists

    By Heike Schotten. Original link: http://www.maannews.com/Content.aspx?id=685102 Remember back in 2010 when Israel denied Noam Chomsky entry into the West Bank? All the bureaucratic scurrying in the world and embarrassed tsk-tsking about “misunderstandings” with the Interior Ministry could not mitigate the transparently outrageous fact that Israel actively prevented a soft-spoken, aging academic from delivering a public lecture […]

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  • Open Letter of Support for the SDSU Student Union for Representation and Justice

    An Open Letter of Support for Student Union for Representation and Justice at San Diego State University February 2014 Dear Members of Student Union for Representation and Justice, The U.S. Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (USACBI) is a national organization that supports the academic and cultural boycott of Israel as part […]

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