• Open Letter Regarding the CSU-Israel Study Abroad Program

    The following Open Letter to California State University Chancellor Charles Reed calls upon CSU to not reinstate the Israel Study Abroad Program because of Israeli human rights violations.  CSU Faculty, Students, Staff, and Administrators who wish to endorse this open letter may do so by contacting: David Klein, david.klein@csun.edu The letter may be found here: […]

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  • Video: London event on the campus boycott of Israel

    The following event, “Why Boycott Israel on Campus,” took place in London on October 20, 2011. Featuring speakers Rafeef Ziadah, Karma Nabulsi, Ilan Pappe and Mike Cushman, the event was hosted by the University of London Union and featured by numerous student Palestine societies.

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  • An open letter from Palestinian students to their peers in Europe

    The following open letter was issued by the Palestinian Students Campaign for the Academic Boycott of Israel (PSCABI) on October 21, 2011: “We Palestinian students of the Gaza Strip wish to send a message to all European student groups in solidarity with the Palestinians to do all they can to increase Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions […]

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  • Angela Davis supports South African students’ BDS campaign

    Professor Angela Davis’ statement to South African students: “The Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions campaign that seeks to expose and isolate Israeli apartheid has garnered support all over the world.  Given the role that international boycott strategies played in the defeat of South African apartheid, it is fitting that decisive leadership to the international community has […]

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  • South Africa: Israeli delegation’s airport arrival disrupted

    Report by BDS Working Group (SA) Johannesburg’s international airport was put on red alert after its National Key Point status was activated this morning due to the expected arrival of a delegation from Israel. Plans of the delegation’s local host, the South African Union of Jewish Students, to welcome their Israeli “Hasbara” delegation were thwarted, […]

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  • Earlham College students launch divestment campaign

    The following call for BDS at Earlham was circulated by Earlham Alumni Against Apartheid: At Earlham College, a group students supported by alumni are calling on their college to join the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement against Israeli apartheid.  BDS Earlham and Earlham Alumni Against Apartheid are asking you to join their campaign by signing their […]

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  • Gaza: Young Palestinians Lead a Global Movement

    The following article, by Joe Catron, was published on PalestineChronicle.com: By Joe Catron On a warm, sunny afternoon, I met Eman Sourani and Rana Baker in an airy outdoor café several blocks from the port of Gaza. Both are members of the Palestinian Students’ Campaign for the Academic Boycott of Israel (PSCABI). Sourani, a 22-year-old […]

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  • UK’s largest academic trade union denounces threats to right to education, distributes PACBI call

    The University and College Union, UCU, is the largest trade union and professional association for academics, lecturers, trainers, researchers and academic-related staff working in further and higher education throughout the UK, passed the following resolution at its Congress on May 29, 2011, drawing attention to threats to the right to education and calling for the […]

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  • McGill and Concordia must boycott Technion

    The following article, by Elliott Frayheyt, was published on Kabobfest on May 20, 2011. In the wake of successful/ongoing divestment campaigns at Hampshire College, UC Berkeley, Carleton University, and the University of Johannesburg, a group of students, faculty and community members in Montreal have started to organize a campaign to sever the links between the Technion-Israel […]

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  • ITT Blog: Bibi and Obama’s Speechifying vs. Global Palestinian Solidarity

    by Miles Kampf-Lassin The following article was published on May 25, 2011 on The ITT Blog. A bizarre spectacle played out on Capitol Hill on Tuesday. Israel’s Prime Minister, Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu, gave anaddress to a joint session which, judging by the non-stop and thunderous ovations, could have easily been mistaken for a campaign rally. […]

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