• USACBI Condemns Israel Litmus Tests for Faculty Speech

    It is no secret that campuses are the new battlefront in the war for public opinion on Palestine/Israel.  Just how much so has become very clear recently at the University of Houston, in Texas. Texas is one of more than 20 states that have passed anti-BDS legislation.  Although there are a few different versions of this legislation, in […]

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  • Petition: Stand Against Apartheid Lawfare! Stand With the American Studies Association

    Stand Against Apartheid Lawfare! Stand Against Apartheid Lawfare! Stand with the American Studies Association! #boycottracism! The Louis D. Brandeis Center is engaged in lawfare against members of the American Studies Association, against the association itself, and against the US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (http://www.usacbi.org/). This lawfare takes the form of […]

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  • USACBI condemns disgusting tactics of the Louis D. Brandeis Center

    Photo: Dr Sunaina Maria of ASA lecturing on the nature of Zionist settler colonialism as a racist project at a conference on BDS: Strategic Actions for Justice. Her latest book, published by the University of California Press, is Boycott: The Academy and Justice for Palestine (2017)  The movement for justice in Palestine and BDS campaigns around the country […]

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  • Viet Thanh Nguyen, 2016 Pulitzer Prize winner, endorses academic and cultural boycott of Israel

    Scholar and writer Viet Thanh Nguyen, 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction winner and associate professor of English and American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California, has endorsed BDS and the cultural and academic boycott of Israel in support of Palestinian rights. “Always remember, never forget. These powerful words compel us to think […]

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  • International condemnation of travel ban on BDS co-founder Omar Barghouti

    Sixteen organisations from around the world, all supporting the academic and cultural boycott of Israel, have written a letter condemning the Israeli government”s harassment of the co-founder of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement Omar Barghouti. The letter is being sent to the Foreign Ministers of Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Canada, France, India, Ireland, Italy, Norway, […]

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  • Open Letter to UAW Leadership: Respect Union Democracy, Solidarity, and the BDS Picket Line

    To sign this statement, please click here. Labor for Palestine – January 28, 2016 As workers, trade unionists, and anti-apartheid activists, we call on the United Auto Workers International Executive Board to rescind its undemocratic and arbitrary “nullification” of UAW 2865″s respect for thePalestinian-led Boycott, Divest, and Sanctions (BDS) picket line, which was overwhelmingly adopted by the 13,000 […]

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  • Sign on: French intellectuals call for boycott of Israel, defy state repression

    French intellectuals and academics have issued a call affirming their support for the boycott of Israeli products and institutions, following an October 22, 2015 ruling by France’s Court of Cassation, upholding the conviction of 12 Palestine solidarity activists for flyering and leafleting about boycotting Israeli products to support Palestinian rights.  More recently, Manuel Valls, France’s […]

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  • BDS in 2015: Seven ways our movement broke new ground against Israeli settler-colonialism and apartheid

    The following year in review is republished from the Palestinian BDS National Committee:  The year 2015 will be remembered as the year that Palestinian popular resistance spread across historic Palestine and that saw tens of thousands of Palestinians take to the streets to resist and confront Israel”s regime of occupation, settler-colonialism and apartheid. Ten years […]

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  • Call for International Wave of Solidarity with Palestine

    The following call to action was issued by the Palestinian Boycott National Committee: Starting this weekend October 16-18 Solidarity with the Palestinian popular resistance! Boycott Israel now! #SolidarityWaveBDS A new generation of Palestinians is marching on the footsteps of previous generations, rising up against Israel”s brutal, decades-old system of occupation, settler colonialism and apartheid. Tens […]

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