• 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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  • California Scholars for Academic Freedom Protest UC President’s Apparent Bias Regarding the Right of Free Speech and Dissent on UC Campuses

    March 10, 2012: CALIFORNIA SCHOLARS FOR ACADEMIC FREEDOM (CS4AF), a group of 150 scholars at twenty California institutions of higher learning, are concerned about the latest statements and actions of UC President Mark Yudof.  The group believes that under the guise of promoting “civility and tolerance,” Yudof has in fact delivered a blow to the right to […]

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  • Sign Petition: Support Dr. Terri Ginsberg’s academic freedom case!

    The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel is a co-sponsor of the following important petition in support of Terri Ginsberg, a professor involved in in important battle for academic freedom, challenging North Carolina State University. Click here to sign the petition. (http://www.gopetition.com/petitions/open-letter-to-nc-supreme-court-ginsberg-vs-ncsu.html) The following Open Letterwill be sent with signatures to the […]

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  • Sign petition in support of Dr. David Klein and academic freedom here!

    Dr. David Klein, professor of mathematics at California State University – Northridge, has been attacked for hosting a website supporting the movement for boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) (http://www.csun.edu/~vcmth00m/boycott.html), and for launching a campaign to not resume CSU’s study abroad program in Israel, on the basis of Israel’s violation of Palestinian rights and the threat […]

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