• Statement of Academics and Activists in Support of Divestment at UC Davis

    The following statement by academics and activists, including members of the Organizing Collective of the US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel, was issued in support of students at the University of California, Davis, who successfully passed a resolution for divestment in support of Palestinian human rights in their university student senate […]

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  • Palestinian-led community coalition supports UC Davis divestment

    Students at the University of California, Davis, passed a resolution for divestment in their student senate on January 30 following a lengthy campaign; following the resolution’s victory, UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi condemned the resolution supporting Palestinian human rights. The following statement in support of the students’ divestment campaign at the University of California – Davis […]

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  • Labor for Palestine: Historic Landslide BDS Vote by Grad Student Union at University of California

    The following statement was issued by Labor for Palestine on the historic BDS vote at UAW Local 2865: Historic Landslide BDS Vote by Grad Student Union at University of California First time membership of any major union body in the US has taken a stand in support of boycott of Israel University of California graduate […]

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  • Historic victory in US labor as UAW 2865 votes for BDS in landslide resolution

    UAW Local 2865, the union of TAs, GAs, tutors, Readers and student workers in the University of California system, released the results of its December 4 BDS vote on December 10: a landslide victory for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel for its violation of Palestinian human rights! The vote carried, 65% YES to 35% […]

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  • Victory: American Anthropological Assn Resoundingly Defeats Anti-Boycott Resolution

    The anthropologists’ campaign for boycott issued the following statement on the defeat of an anti-boycott resolution at the American Anthropological Association conference: AAA Resoundingly Defeats Anti-Boycott Resolution Association Also Endorses Statement on Racialized Police Violence in U.S. WASHINGTON, Dec. 5 — The American Anthropological Association (AAA) rejected by acclamation a resolution aimed at shutting down […]

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  • USACBI condemns injustice and racism in Ferguson, supports protests for justice for Michael Brown

    The U.S. Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel condemns prosecutors, the State of Missouri, and the U.S. legal system as a whole for the blatant injustice and racism displayed in their failure to bring charges of murder against Ferguson Police officer Darren Wilson for killing 18 year-old African American Michael Brown. Once […]

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  • USACBI urges faculty to support UAW 2865 BDS resolution

    USACBI urges faculty who support the rights of the Palestinian people to support the upcoming vote on a BDS resolution in UAW 2865, the union of teaching assistants, tutors and readers across the nine University of California campuses. If this vote passes, UAW 2865 will become the first labor union in the U.S. to support BDS […]

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  • Artists and Intellectuals Including Junot Díaz, Chuck D, and Boots Riley Call for Boycott and Divestment from Israel

    Leading U.S. intellectuals, writers, and hip hop artists have recently added their voices in support of the Palestinian civil society call for an academic and cultural boycott of Israel in protest of Israel’s systematic abuses of Palestinian human rights and violations of international law. This week, New York Times best-selling author Junot Díaz, who received a Pulitzer Prize […]

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  • An Open Letter to the World Music Institute: Do not present Idan Raichel

    Tell the World Music Institute that presenting Idan Raichel is not in line with your values or theirs. Sign on and see complete list of signatories: http://adalahny.org/adalah-web-action/1202/open-letter-world-music-institute-do-not-present-idan-raichel To the staff and board of the World Music Institute: As organizations and individuals who support the struggle for justice, human rights, equality and democracy in the Middle East, […]

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  • Over 500 Middle East scholars and librarians call for academic boycott of Israel

    The following letter calling on scholars and librarians within Middle East studies to boycott Israeli academic institutions was submitted in the name of the below signatories to Jadaliyya on 6 August 2014.] We, the undersigned scholars and librarians working on the Middle East, hold that silence about the latest humanitarian catastrophe caused by Israel’s new […]

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