• 170 Members of NYU’s Faculty Release Statement & Petition Calling for Reinstatement of Suspended Take Back NYU Students

    Feb 25th, 2009 by Take Back NYU! As NYU faculty, we call on the Administration to reinstate those students who have been summarily suspended for their recent protest at Kimmel, pending proper hearings by NYU”s disciplinary board. If there is disciplinary action, it should follow–not precede–fair hearings, in which both sides are represented and the […]

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  • Our Open Letter To Haverford College

    We, the undersigned alumni and associates of Haverford College, deplore the ongoing atrocities and injustices committed by the State of Israel against Palestinians in Gaza, the West Bank and Israel. Acknowledging that Haverford’s divestment from South Africa had a positive impact on ending apartheid, we demand that Haverford College divest fully from any entity that […]

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  • CUPE Passes BDS Resolutions – Needs Your Support

    February 23, 2009 – 3:57pm CUPE Needs Your Solidarity for Bravely Standing in Support of Palestinian Academics Find below: * Text of the two historic resolutions; * Concrete ways to show your support. Toronto, February 23, 2009 – The Coalition Against Israeli Apartheid (CAIA) congratulates CUPE-Ontario”s University Workers Coordinating Committee (OUWCC) conference in Windsor for […]

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  • CUPE union votes for academic boycott of Israel

    Feb 22, 2009 08:23 PM Adrian Morrow staff reporter University workers in the Canadian Union of Public Employees have passed a controversial motion calling for an academic boycott of Israel, and union members from at least one Toronto university are planning to pressure their school to cut any financial ties with the country. Although the […]

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  • UCLA professor helps launch boycott of Israel

    Nearly 200 US professors follow suit; others cite need for pressure on Palestine, too * Anna Andersen (Contact) * Published: Monday, February 23, 2009 Sondra Hale, a UCLA professor in the anthropology and women”s studies departments, is an organizing committee member of the recently launched U.S. Campaign for the Academic & Cultural Boycott of Israel. […]

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  • NYU-Tel Aviv University: A Partnership in Occupation

    NYU Students for Justice in Palestine presents: a panel discussion featuring Andrew Ross, chair, Department of Social and Cultural Analysis, NYU Elias Khoury, acclaimed novelist Nir Harel, Anarchists Against The Wall TUESDAY MARCH 3, 2009 7PM NYU KIMMEL CENTER, ROOM 802 60 WASHINGTON SQUARE SOUTH In the wake of Israel’s devastating war on Gaza, NYU’s […]

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  • CUPE members vote to boycott Israeli universities

    Updated: Sun Feb. 22 2009 1:14:50 PM The Canadian Press WINDSOR, Ont. – Delegates at a conference in Windsor for the Canadian Union of Public Employees have voted in favour of boycotting Israeli universities. Resolution 50 protests the Israeli siege of Gaza, which members of the Jewish Defence League call anti-Semitic. At least two locals […]

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  • Take Back NYU’s demands

    At the heart of the occupation is a list of 13 demands that Take Back NYU has outlined on their website. (The number 13 is in reference to the 1,300 killed in Gaza, according to CAS senior Bamu Quadir.) While several members of the occupation have said their list of demands is negotiable, the following […]

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  • Hampshire students defend their victory

    Gary Lapon reports that pro-Israel apologists are putting pressure on Hampshire College to back away from its historic divestment decision. February 20, 2009 UNDER PRESSURE from pro-Israel apologists led by Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz, administrators at Hampshire College in Amherst, Mass., issued a “statement of clarification” about the recent decision to divest from six […]

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  • California State University, Long Beach Student Resolution

    A RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF: A Call for the Immediate End to the Humanitarian Crisis in Gaza and a Boycott of goods and services that maintain business relations with Israel. Whereas from December 27, 2008 to January 22, 2009 attacks launched by the Israeli government on Gaza have resulted in over 1,300 deaths and 5,300 […]

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