• USACBI Statement on Refugees

    USACBI unconditionally condemns Israel”s recent efforts to deport African refugees as a further violation of its commitments under international law. Since signing the 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees in 1954, Israel has only recognized some 200 refugees–an appalling record, and by far the lowest number of any industrialized nation. Over that period […]

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  • Open letter re Freie Universtí¤t’s decision to cancel Professor Lila Sharif’s lecture on Palestine

    Dear Professor Dr. Peter-André Alt and Professor Dr. Gudrun Krí¤mer: As members of the US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (USACBI), we write to protest the Freie Universtí¤t“s recent decision to cancel Professor Lila Sharif“s lecture “Olive Insurrections: Palestinian Survival in a Vanishing Landscape.” This talk was scheduled to take place […]

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  • USACBI condemns Book Culture’s appalling statement re Palestinian human rights

    Book Culture”s statement distancing itself from politics and books related to justice in Palestine because of pressure from the rabbis at Stephen Wise Free Synagogue (SWFS), which bills itself as “a beacon of progressive Jewish thought”, is an appalling development for a bookstore whose mission is “to represent as widely as we can the diverse […]

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  • USACBI condemns disgusting tactics of the Louis D. Brandeis Center

    Photo: Dr Sunaina Maria of ASA lecturing on the nature of Zionist settler colonialism as a racist project at a conference on BDS: Strategic Actions for Justice. Her latest book, published by the University of California Press, is Boycott: The Academy and Justice for Palestine (2017)  The movement for justice in Palestine and BDS campaigns around the country […]

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  • Sign on: Solidarity with Bill Mullen

    The USACBI Organizing Collective seeks signatures from college and university students, faculty, and staff in support of the following open statement. You need not be an endorser of USACBI to sign onto this statement, even as we invite you to endorse the USACBI call here if you haven”t yet done so. Please sign and share […]

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  • Purdue’s president takes aim at the left

    The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (USACBI) expresses its utmost solidarity with our comrade and colleague, Bill Mullen, a member of the Organizing Collective of USACBI, in the face of these false and malicious attacks by Mitch Daniels. This attack is yet another chapter in the ongoing right-wing, Zionist and […]

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  • Can’t discuss Palestine on campus? Then disaffiliate.

    Note: In addition to all that Steven Salaita recommends here, USACBI encourages professors who are tenured to add any articles they write on Palestine to their cvs and/or promotion/merit files. In this way, we make our administrations and colleagues get used to having to evaluate such work and accept it as legitimate academic or public scholarship.  We […]

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  • USACBI denounces racist poster campaign targeting professors and students

    The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel condemns in the strongest terms the posters of the David Horowitz so-called “Freedom Center” that have been plastered on campuses including San Francisco State University, the University of California – Berkeley and the University of Chicago. Including caricatures of individual professors and well-known advocates of Palestinian […]

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  • UCI students facing continued repression: speak out in support

    College and university students have been at the forefront of the movement for justice in Palestine in the United States. This also means students are often the first targets of Israel lobby groups seeking to pressure schools and government bodies to punish those of us advocating for the human rights of Palestinians. In response to […]

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  • Statement in support of the 831 academic and administrative staff at Gaza universities placed on forced early retirement

    USACBI is an organization of scholars and cultural workers that since the Israeli invasion of Gaza in 2008-9 has been committed to opposing Israeli apartheid and to securing Palestinian academic rights along with all the rights stipulated by international law and human rights norms. USACBI therefore strongly condemns recent measures by the Palestinian Authority that […]

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