• ULU: Why We Voted for Boycott

    ULU: Why We Voted for Boycott, published by James Haywood at Just Another Activist The week just gone has been an excellent one for student activism for Palestine in the UK. The NUS executive council finally adopted a policy that clearly defended Palestinian human rights, and pledged to send NUS officers on future flotillas sailing […]

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  • SJP DePaul open letter to university community on Sabra boycott

    Students for Justice in Palestine at DePaul University posted the following open letter to the DePaul University community following the referendum to remove Sabra hummus from the campus dining halls: Dear Members of the DePaul Community: From May 16-20, DePaul University held a historic campus-wide student election. A referendum was placed on the ballot at […]

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  • Ali Abunimah: DePaul students vote by large margin to ban Sabra hummus

    Ali Abunimah of the Electronic Intifada discussed DePaul students’ recent vote to ban Sabra hummus: Students at DePaul University in Chicago voted by a large margin in a referendum asking if they support ending sales of Sabra brand hummus on their campus. Due to a technicality, however, the result will not be binding. A note […]

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  • Europe’s largest student union endorses BDS

    The University of London Union (ULU)  has voted 10-1 to institute and campaign for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) in support of Palestine. The motion called for “thorough research into ULU investments and contracts” with companies guilty of “violating Palestinian human rights” as set out by the Palestinian Boycott National Committee (BNC). Ashok Kumar, Senate member for […]

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  • DePaul students to participate in historic vote on Sabra hummus referendum in election this week

    by Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) DePaul FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Student Government Association at DePaul allows a referendum on Sabra hummus for upcoming election ballot in response to a request from Students for Justice in Palestine. CHICAGO, IL (May 16, 2010)–Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) at DePaul University has been campaigning for […]

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  • Students Against Israeli Apartheid at the University of Toronto and York University Launch Campus Divestment Campaign

    Sign the SAIA Toronto Divestment Petition HERE On Monday March 7, the first night of Israeli Apartheid Week 2011, Students Against Israeli Apartheid, at the University of Toronto and York University officially launched a campaign demanding that their respective universities divest from four companies involved in violations of Palestinian human rights and Israeli Apartheid.  Investments in BAE Systems, Lockheed […]

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  • ASU students protest study abroad in Israel program

    The following article was written by Arizona State University student Oday Shahin, and published in the State Press, ASU’s student newspaper. Study abroad program sends wrong message By Oday Shahin October 10, 2010 at 5:33 pm ASU”s Study Abroad Office announced an Israel study abroad program in conjunction with Ben-Gurion University last month. However, a partnership […]

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  • TEDx: Equating the Colonizer and Colonized

    Besieged Gaza, 29 August, 2010 Palestinians Students’ Campaign for the Academic Boycott of Israel (PSCABI) University Teachers’ Association in Palestine It has come to our knowledge that TED, a non-profit organization carrying the slogan “Ideas Worth Spreading” has started a program called the “TEDxHolyLand.” This is supposed to be an experience which seeks to “bring […]

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  • Gaza Students Condemn Eilat Funjoya Student Festival

    Besieged Gaza PSCABI 9th August 2010 A few days ago various Israeli media agencies announced the launching of the Funjoya Student Festival in Eilat. This festival will take place during 2-4 September. Tourism Ministry of Apartheid Israel has invested around one million dollars in this project. Students from Western Europe and the US are expected […]

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  • Palestine’s students call on PLO envoy to boycott South African Zionists

    Open Letter, Various undersigned, 11 August 2010 The following open letter was sent to Ambassador Ali Ahmed Halimeh, PLO Mission, South Africa on 10 August 2010: We address you from occupied Palestine urging you to cancel your participation in an event hosted by the South African Union of Jewish Students (SAUJS) entitled “Towards Peace in […]

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