• 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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  • USACBI on Professor Lisa Taraki’s US Visit

    The U.S. Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel [USACBI] is proud to host Professor Lisa Taraki during her tour of the United States. In addition to her academic work as a sociologist at Birzeit University in Palestine on aspects of Palestinian society, politics and urban social history, she has been an activist […]

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  • Towards accountability: John Dugard interviewed

    Adri Nieuwhof, The Electronic Intifada, 5 October 2010 Last month, Professor John Dugard, former UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, chaired a meeting on universal Jurisdiction in the Hague. The Electronic Intifada contributor Adri Nieuwhof interviewed Dugard about means of bringing Israel to account for its human rights violations, particularly […]

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  • Propaganda and Israel/Palestine: The War is On

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oyY0wykHyN4&feature=player_embedded] Poor CAMERA…so victimized, so lonely. Tell the President and Provost of Boston University you are alarmed that they are welcoming a group of apologists for Israeli war crimes!

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  • Palestine boycott committee calls on US pension fund to divest from Israel

    Press release, Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee, 5 October 2010 The Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC), on behalf of its constituent organizations and unions representing the majority of Palestinian civil society, calls upon the US non-profit pension fund TIAA-CREF to live up to its motto of providing “Financial Services for the […]

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  • Lessons from the UC Berkeley Divestment Effort, Hillel on Campus

    Posted on September 30 2010 by Cecilie Surasky under BDS , Educational Institutions. [Editor’s note: The Jewish Telegraphic Agency’s video report (above) on Israel-defense training for students made me think that now would be a good time to re-publish Lessons from the UC Berkeley Divestment Effort. My colleague Sydney Levy and I wrote it this […]

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  • Georgia Urged to Divest and Boycott Israel

    (Distributed by the Green Party of the United States, http://www.gp.org) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, October 6th, 2010 For further information, contact: Bruce Dixon, 678-298-9463 x3 Press Secretary, Georgia Green Party http://www.GeorgiaGreenParty.org/ Georgia Greens cite reports of IDF atrocities In correspondence addressed to state legislative appropriations leadership, the officers of the Georgia Green Party today urged […]

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  • TIAA-CREF: Divest from Injustice

    Occupied Palestine, October 4th 2010 – The Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC), on behalf of its constituent organizations and unions representing the majority of Palestinian civil society, calls upon the US non-profit pension fund TIAA-CREF to live up to its motto of providing “Financial Services for the Greater Good” by divesting its […]

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  • Why Does Israel Still Occupy the Palestinians?

    Weekend Edition September 24 – 26, 2010 Policies Defying Rationality? By SHIR HEVER The majority of Israel’s anti-occupation movement, unfortunately, does not focus on the rights of Palestinians to live free, but on the damage that the occupation causes to Israeli society (Sternhell, 2009). The arguments that the occupation is a major investment of resources […]

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  • Full text of the interview with Richard Falk, U.N. Rapporteur on Human Rights in the Israeli-Occupied Territories of Palestine

    C. Gouridasan Nair Interview with Richard Falk, U.N. Rapporteur on Human Rights in the Israeli-Occupied Territories of Palestine Richard Falk, the United Nations Rapporteur on Human Rights in the Israeli-Occupied Territories of Palestine, is sceptical whether the negotiations between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, guided by the U.S., would produce […]

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