• Palestinian universities fight back against Israel forcing international academics out of the country

    The following article by Yumna Patel appeared originally in Mondoweiss on July 11, 2019. We republish it below as it illustrates the essential, ongoing denial of academic freedom, access and opportunities at the hands of Israeli apartheid and colonialism: It’s been two years since Haneen Adi, an English literature and writing teacher at Ramallah’s Birzeit […]

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  • USACBI: Solidarity with Khaled Barakat; stop anti-Palestinian repression in Germany

    In its ongoing assault on Palestinian rights, on June 22, 2019, the German state recently  prohibited Palestinian journalist and writer Khaled Barakat from speaking at events in the country, in addition to banning him from engaging in any political activity, either directly (in person) or indirectly (via video).  Barakat was scheduled to deliver a speech […]

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  • USACBI statement of protest against SFSU cancellation of Palestine Travel Abroad Trip

    The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel sent the following letter of protest to San Francisco State University (SFSU) against the cancellation of the Palestine Travel Abroad Trip, organized by the Arab and Muslim Ethnicities and Diasporas (AMED) Project: To: CSU Chancellor Tim White: twhite@calstate. SFSU President Leslie Wong: president@sfsu.edu Provost […]

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  • USACBI stands with Steven Thrasher

    USACBI stands with New York University Ph.D. and highly-regarded professional journalist Steven Thrasher. Thrasher, who used to write a well-regarded column for the Guardian newspaper (U.S.) has come under attack by NYU President Andrew Hamilton and College of Liberal Arts Dean Philip Brian Harper for expressing strong support for the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions Movement against […]

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  • NYU’s Department of Social and Cultural Analysis Pledges Non-Cooperation With Study Abroad Program in Israel

    (New York, NY) By a majority vote, faculty in NYU’s Department of Social and Cultural Analysis have passed a resolution that pledges non-cooperation with the university’s study abroad program in Tel Aviv. Citing the obligation to uphold the university’s Policy of Ethical Conduct on non-discrimination and equal opportunity, the faculty declared non-cooperation with the program […]

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  • USACBI letter of support for #SuspendPitzerHaifa campaign

    The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (USACBI) sent the following letter to Pitzer College President Melvin Oliver, other senior officials, student leaders and faculty and staff at the college in support of the #SuspendPitzerHaifa campaign. The Pitzer students, faculty and staff voted overwhelmingly to suspend the college’s study abroad program […]

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  • Joint statement against the US denial of entry to BDS movement co-founder Omar Barghouti

    The following is a collective statement released by international academic and cultural boycott of Israel (ACBI) organizations in response to the United States’ denial of entry to Omar Barghouti: The United States, a country where freedom of speech is supposedly guaranteed by the constitution, has banned Omar Barghouti from entering to fulfil a speaking tour. Omar Barghouti […]

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  • USACBI Condemns U.S. State for Banning BDS Leader Omar Barghouti

    USACBI (the United States Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel) strongly condemns  the recent denial of permission to travel to the United States to Palestinian Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement leader Omar Barghouti. Barghouti was scheduled to speak at several U.S. venues, including a temple in Chicago, and to attend his daughter’s wedding, when […]

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  • 27 March, NYC: The Palestinians Who Built Israel: Andrew Ross and Lamis Deek

    This event features the new book of USACBI Organizing Collective member Andrew Ross: Wednesday, 27 March 6:30 pm The People’s Forum 320 W. 37th Street NYC Facebook: //www.facebook.com/events/2171990819510720/ “They demolish our houses while we build theirs.” This is how a Palestinian stonemason, in line at a checkpoint outside a Jerusalem suburb, described his life to Andrew […]

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  • An Honest Living by Steve Salaita

    The following essay was originally published at Steve Salaita’s blog:  About halfway to the lot, a ribbon of cobalt rises on the horizon; when it’s cloudy, a common occurrence in the mid-Atlantic, the darkness stays pure.  The spectrum of color will change with the seasons, but now it is winter and the sun comes slowly, […]

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