• 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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  • BDS Victory: Earlham College Stops Selling Sabra

    In Response to Student and Faculty Concerns, Earlham College”s Dining Services Decides to Stop Selling Sabra Products  From BDS Earlham: On the 5th of September, Earlham College”s dining service agreed to have Sabra Hummus removed from the coffee shop after being informed of the involvement in Israeli human rights violations in Palestine by Strauss Group Ltd., of […]

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  • Darnell Moore: On charges of anti-Semitism and Palestinian solidarity activism

    The following piece was published first on Mondoweiss: I am deeply indebted to my friend, Beryl Satter, for taking the time to compose a response to my letter to Judith Butler. Dialogue is necessary. And debate, even the type that might easily move some toward outrage, does not require insufferable contempt. Given that, I would like to respond […]

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  • Queers Against Israeli Apartheid urge Vancouver Queer Film Festival to “come out against Apartheid!”

    (Vancouver, Unceded Coast Salish Territories) August 22, 2012.  Queer activists and allies gathered outside the Vancouver Queer Film Festival (VQFF) screening of “The Invisible Men”, carrying sparkly signs and handing out pink informational leaflets to festival patrons. The group came together under the banner “Queers Against Israeli Apartheid” (QuAIA) in response to the VQFF”s screening […]

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  • Don’t Dance With Apartheid: Batsheva receives institutional Israeli support

    The Zionist Federation UK will be demonstrating in support of Batsheva and Israel outside the Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre.  Israeli Minister Limor Livnat will attend one of the Israeli State-sponsored dance group”s three performances for the Edinburgh International Festival (EIF) for three nights beginning Thursday August 30th.  EIF Director Jonathan Mills has publicly warned pro-Palestine demonstrators not to […]

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  • InCACBI Statement on the India-Israel Free Trade Agreement

    Do not talk free trade with a state that deprives Palestinians of free trade in their own lands! August 24, 2012 We, a group of academics, activists and artists in India, came together in 2010 to campaign against yet another apartheid regime by extending support to the international campaign for the academic and cultural boycott of Israel. (Visit our websitewww.incacbi.in for […]

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  • English translation: BNC statement against Munib al-Masri normalization project

    The following statement was issued by the Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC)  in Arabic (original here) in response to the launch of an initiative, discussed here in Ha’aretz, by Palestinian billionaire Munib al-Masri and Israeli supermarket businessman Rami Levi (whose supermarkets sell numerous settlement products, as well as branches in most settlements). […]

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  • Haifa University institutionalized racism: Muslim, Christian and Druze holidays excluded

    Israeli academic institutions are complicit in Israeli occupation, racism, and military research and development. They also routinely practice racism and discrimination against Palestinian citizens of Israel. Numerous documented incidents of official institutionalized racism at Haifa University have emerged in recent months. The Hebrew article at this link to Ha’aretz deals with the new Haifa University diaries, noting that they include […]

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  • PACBI: UN Sponsorship of Joint Palestinian-Israeli Orchestra Undermines Palestinian Civil Resistance

    A Letter Regarding UN Sponsorship of Joint Palestinian-Israeli Orchestra Mr. Robert Serry, UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Occupied Jerusalem July 24, 2012 The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) is alarmed that the UN is organizing a concert for the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra (WEDO), to be held […]

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  • The Academic Boycott of Israel – Patrick Bond and Muhammed Desai

    One of South Africa”s largest tertiary institutions, the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) in Durban, is a site of multiple controversies, but a near-disaster on Monday deserves more reflection because it points us in a positive direction: away from allying with the Israeli state and its apartheid policies during a time of heightened racism. A representative of […]

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