• Petition: LIU Denies Sabbatical for ”Zionism & Propaganda” Book

    Harriet Malinowitz is a full professor of English at Long Island University-Brooklyn, with a specialty in writing and rhetoric, who has been denied a sabbatical to work on my book on Zionism and Propaganda.  The proposal was approved by the department personal committee and the department co-chairs.  The university administration refuses to give a reason […]

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  • Radio interview: Prof. David Klein on Zionist harassment of BDS supporters

     Voice of Palestine, a weekly radio program produced in Vancouver, interviewed Professor David Klein, member of the Organizing Collective of USACBI in its October 12 episode. Professor Klein teaches at California State University Northridge, and is being targeted by Zionist groups for his support of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement.   Download an […]

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  • New AAUP journal explores academic boycott

    The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) has published a new edition of the Journal of Academic Freedom, focusing on the academic boycott of Israel. The full issue is available here: http://www.aaup.org/reports-publications/journal-academic-freedom/volume-4 Articles published in the journal include: Rethinking Academic Boycotts By Marjorie Heins Palestine, Boycott, and Academic Freedom:  A Reassessment Introduction By Bill V. Mullen […]

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  • SAIA York responds to university repression of campus Palestine activism

    USACBI is a signatory to the following letter from Students Against Israeli Apartheid at York University in Toronto. SAIA York instituted a successful BDS campaign at the university, which culminated in the endorsement of the York Federation of Students (YFS) for university divestment from corporations complicit in the occupation of Palestine. They have faced a […]

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  • USACBI response to AAUP statement on academic boycott

    David Lloyd, of the US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel’s Organizing Committee, authored the following response to the statement of the American Association of University Professors (http://www.aaup.org/news/aaup-statement-academic-boycotts) issued on May 10: The AAUP’s statement is nothing new and is as incoherent on the academic and cultural boycott of Israel as it […]

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  • Brooklyn College SJP Condemns Attacks Against Advocates for BDS and Palestinian Rights

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 1, 2013 CONTACT: Sundus Seif, brooklyncollegesjp@gmail.com NEW YORK – The Students for Justice in Palestine chapter of Brooklyn College deplores the efforts of politicians and others to bully student activists and faculty and to smear supporters of boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) against Israel as anti-Semites. In recent days, opponents of an […]

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  • An Open Letter from California Scholars on HR-35

    An Open Letter From California Scholars for Academic Freedom  To California Assemblymembers Linda Halderman, Bonnie Lowenthal, and 66 Co-authors of California House Resolution 35:   Coauthors: Assembly Members Achadjian, Beall, Block, Blumenfield, Butler, Cook, Fong, Furutani, Galgiani, Gatto, Gordon, Hagman, Mansoor, Miller, Monning, Portantino, and Williams, Alejo, Allen, Atkins, Bill Berryhill, Bonilla, Brownley, Buchanan, Charles […]

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  • An Open Letter from the U.S. Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (USACBI)

    On April 24, 2012, the New York Times transcended its usual subservience to Israel’s apartheid policies by publishing an ad from the “David Horowitz Freedom Center,” whose Orwellian logic and tone could serve the aims of a lynch mob.  The half-page ad charged supporters of the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement focused on Israel of inciting hatred which leads […]

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  • In Defense of UCLA Professor David Shorter and All Scholars Who Support the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel

    An Open Letter from the U.S. Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (USACBI) May 1, 2012 In March 2012, Tammi Rossman-Benjamin and Leila Beckwith, the co-founders of an anti-Palestinian organization known as the “Amcha Initiative,” emailed a letter to California politicians and administrators of the University of California that accused UCLA Professor […]

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  • Why is Palestine solidarity being criminalized on California campuses? by Kristin Szremski

    The following article, by Kristin Szremski, was published by the Electronic Intifada on April 3, 2012: Why is Palestine solidarity being criminalized on California campuses? Kristin Szremski The Electronic Intifada Chicago 3 April 2012 Cooperation between academic authorities at the University of California at Davis and influential Zionist organizations could have an adverse impact on Palestine solidarity […]

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