The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (USACBI) calls on all US faculty, administrators, students and staff to uphold the academic boycott of Israel by refusing participation in Study Abroad programs in Israel. The academic boycott of Israel has been called for by Palestinian scholars and students living under military occupation, siege, and in an apartheid state and whose rights to education are violated on a daily basis. To enroll, or participate in any way, in a Study Abroad program at an Israeli institution means ignoring if not perpetuating the ongoing violation of the academic--and, indeed, human--freedoms of Palestinians.
The USACBI Organizing Collective sends its salutes and congratulations to Censure U of T and all of the scholars and activists who have worked so hard, through the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) censure of the University of Toronto, and the support for the censure by scholars around the world, to ensure that there is not […]Continue reading
The US Campaign for Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel is a signatory of the following letter, calling for a comprehensive two-way arms embargo on Israel: that is, no arms sales to Israel or purchase of Israeli weapons. The U.S. provides at least $3.8 billion annually in military aid and support to the Israeli occupation. […]Continue reading
Saturday, August 28 9 am Pacific, 12 pm Eastern, 7 pm Palestine time Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcsdeGgqT8iGtTXTYZuJtkzslCT6uCYnQL3/success?user_id=yY-fvGcSR2yih1ENdAPYIg&timezone_id=Asia%2FJerusalem Facebook Event: https://fb.me/e/NZxjjkl0 Event organized by Scientists for Palestine Join Scientists for Palestine, as we speak directly to Imad Barghouthi, renowned Palestinian astrophysicist, father of five and Professor of Plasma Physics at Al Quds university (West Bank) ! Prof. Imad […]Continue reading
Earlier this academic year, the University of Toronto made an abrupt decision to block the hiring of Dr. Valentina Azarova to head its Faculty of Law’s International Human Rights Program (IHRP), following the intervention of a major donor who objected to Dr. Azarova’s scholarship on the Israeli state’s violations of the human rights of Palestinians. This trampling […]Continue reading
The scenes in Sheikh Jarrah, Jerusalem, Gaza, and throughout occupied Palestine ‘48 have driven home the point clearly to people around the world: The Israeli settler-colonial project is one of systematic, massive violence targeting the Palestinian people. As we mourn the at least 153 lives taken so far this past week throughout occupied Palestine and […]Continue reading
As we mark the 73rd anniversary of the Nakba, we, the undersigned, join together to reaffirm our commitment to the Palestinian people’s struggle for justice, return, and liberation. We commemorate the loss experienced by Palestinians in 1948 when hundreds of thousands of our people were forced into exile and saw their homes and villages stolen […]Continue reading