• Open Letter to Filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf: Please Be a Messenger of Freedom for Iranian and Palestinian People

    We, the undersigned, are a group of Iranian scholars, artists, journalists and activists who are deeply concerned by the recent decision of Iranian filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf to take part in the Jerusalem International Film Festival from July 4-13, 2013. His participation directly violates the International call for Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) of the State […]

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  • 150 organizations join statement of solidarity with BDS activists facing repression in France

    USACBI is a signatory of the following statement in solidarity with BDS activists in France facing repression and criminal charges for their organizing for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel. International solidarity with French BDS activists facing repression http://www.bdsmovement.net/2013/150-orgs-stand-french-repression-11117 June 26 2013 – As more than 150 Palestine solidarity and social justice organizations from across the world, we […]

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  • African Americans Affirming the Jim Crow analogy in Palestine/Israel

    Via US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation: On May 29th, novelist Alice Walker issued an open letter calling upon Alicia Keys to cancel her scheduled concert in Israel. The letter has created an immense stir, as those who wish to ignore the situation facing the Palestinians hasten to draw a false wall between the experiences of […]

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  • Belgian students vote in favor of Israel boycott

    The JTA  reported on June 1 that a Belgian student association voted in favor of an academic boycott of Israel. In a vote last month, the general council of the Federation of French-speaking Students in Belgium, or FEF, adopted a motion calling for “a freezing of relations with Israeli universities,” the Belgian newspaper Le Soir reported Wednesday. […]

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  • AAAS votes in historic decision to support boycott of Israeli academic institutions

    The General Membership of the Association for Asian American Studies (AAAS) just voted (at their annual meeting taking place this weekend in Seattle) for a resolution in support of the boycott of Israeli academic institutions and in solidarity with the world-wide movement responding to this call from Palestinian civil society. AAAS is the FIRST academic […]

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  • Alicia Keys: Cancel Apartheid Israel Show

    Joined with the global movement for a cultural boycott of Israel by musicians, we all ask Alicia Keys to stand on the side of justice and cancel her gig in Tel Aviv, Israel. Alicia Keys is scheduled to play to a segregated audience in Israel on July 4, 2013 at Nokia Arena in Tel Aviv. […]

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  • Take Action: Vote for G4S as worst company of the year

    The Palestinian Boycott National Committee issued the following call to action, urging supporters of BDS to vote for G4S as the “Worst Company of the Year” in the Public Eye People’s Award, an annual corporate accountability event. G4S has been nominated for the infamous ‘Worst Company of the Year’ Public Eye People’s Award’. G4S is […]

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  • Erik Truffaz: Please Refrain Playing Your Saxophone in Eilat!

     The following statement from the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel calls on Erik Truffaz to cancel his performance at the Red Sea Festival in Eilat. Occupied Palestine   Dear Erik Truffaz, We at the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) urge you to cancel your […]

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  • Palestinian Trail of Tears: Joy Harjo’s Missed Opportunity for Indigenous Solidarity

    by Sa’ed Adel Atshan (published at Indian Country Today.) Ever since my childhood, I have always felt a deep connection with Native Americans. At the Ramallah Friends School, a Quaker institution established in Palestine over a century ago, we learned about our shared history as indigenous peoples who have faced ethnic cleansing by European colonists […]

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  • Over 100 organizations call for sports boycott of Maccabi Haifa in Minnesota

    Via Minnesota Break the Bonds: On October 12, 2012, the Minnesota Break the Bonds Campaign, along with over 100 organizations from around the world, sent the following letter to each of the Minnesota Timberwolves players. With a sense of urgency, we ask you to boycott the exhibition game against Maccabi-Haifa, the Israeli team that you […]

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