• Fordham Alumni Oppose Decision to Ban SJP Chapter

    June 7, 2017 Dear President McShane, Vice President Gray, Provost Freedman, and Dean Eldredge: We, the undersigned Fordham Alums, strongly oppose your decision to ban a chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine at our alma mater. We come together to urge you to do the right thing for current students and alumni: reverse the […]

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  • CUNY Doctoral Students Council endorses the boycott of Israeli academic institutions

    USACBI congratulates the Doctoral Students’ Council at the City University of New York, who voted for a resolution calling for the academic boycott of Israel on Friday afternoon, April 15. “The repression of CUNY students is connected to the same systems of power that uphold the Israeli state”s violation of Palestinian rights within Israel and […]

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  • Palestinian students launch national Right to Education tour

    This April, National Students for Justice in Palestine is organizing its second national speaking tour of Palestinian students with the Right to Education Campaign (R2E) at Birzeit University in the West Bank. For two weeks, students from across Palestine will meet and speak with college students and youth organizers about their experiences as students living under Israeli occupation and […]

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  • USACBI statement of solidarity with faculty and students under attack at CUNY

    On March 22nd, Distinguished Professor Sarah Schulman was summoned to testify before a Commission on Anti-Semitism at the City University of New York (CUNY). The Commission was hastily set up after the Zionist Organization of America submitted a letter containing a series of allegations of anti-Semitism at various CUNY campuses. Newspapers such as the New York […]

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  • Video: Toronto event on Palestinian popular resistance and BDS that the JDL tried to shut down

    Noura Erekat, Palestinian lawyer, professor and activist, and Nada Elia, Palestinian scholar and member of USACBI’s organizing collective, spoke at the University of Toronto on 12 January at an event organized by the University of Toronto Divestment campaign. The event came under attack by right-wing Zionist organizations, in particular the Jewish Defense League (JDL). Elia […]

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  • Palestine Right to Education tour coming to the United States in April

    “‹In 2014, National Students for Justice in Palestine partnered with Birzeit University’s Right to Education (R2E) campaign to host and organize the first-ever Right to Education tour in the United States. Ten students from Birzeit University visited college campuses in the fall to speak about life and education under occupation. The tour began with a stop […]

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  • October 14: International Day of Action on University Campuses

    2nd Annual International Day of Action on University Campuses Free Palestine, End the Siege on Gaza. Immigrants and Refugees are welcome-No Human is Illegal. Affirming Global Solidarity with African Americans and Black Lives Matter. October 14th, 2015 Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/883358391754677/ Resource Website: https://ida-palestine.github.io/ A call for activists and organizations on campuses across the world to organize massive […]

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  • New Resource: USACBI Pamphlet for Students on Academic Boycott of Israel

    The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel is making available a new resource, designed especially for students on US campuses who are working for justice and liberation for Palestine. The new pamphlet (available for download here) provides an overview of USACBI’s work and helpful suggestions and examples of organizing students can […]

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  • JOINT STATEMENT: South African Youth and Student Groups Slam Israeli Propaganda Holiday Trips

    11 June 2015 A meeting was convened earlier today by the leadership of the Progressive Youth Alliance (PYA) which is composed of the African National Congress Youth League (ANC Youth League) the youth wing of South Africa’s ruling ANC party, the South African Students Congress (SASCO) representing university students at institutions of higher learning, the […]

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  • USACBI congratulates the students and staff of SOAS on academic boycott endorsement

    USACBI extends its warmest congratulations to the students and staff at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) for endorsing an academic boycott of Israel through the passage of a referendum that also was supported by PACBI and Palestinian student and academic unions. That 73% of the 2,056 votes cast between February 23-27, 2015 […]

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