• Challenging Zionism at UT

    By Zachary Lown | February 6, 2009 AUSTIN, Texas–Supporters of Palestinian rights organized a counter-protest to stand up to a misnamed “peace rally” called by Texans for Israel (TFI)–and the success of the show of solidarity for Palestine is spurring more activism. The pro-Israel demonstration was called for the University of Texas’ West Mall in […]

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  • The Case for Academic Boycott

    January 31, 2009 By Jason Kunin Jason Kunin’s ZSpace Page Join ZSpace Of the various campaigns for boycott, divestment, and sanctions against Israel , none seems to have provoked as much condemnation and rage as the threat of academic boycott. Even among people who have no problem with boycotts against products made in the Israeli […]

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  • Israel still dealing with international fallout

    By MATTI FRIEDMAN, Associated Press Writer Matti Friedman, Associated Press Writer – Thu Feb 5, 3:24 am ET | Associated Press JERUSALEM – More than two weeks after halting its Gaza offensive, Israel is still dealing with the international fallout, including a very public spat with the leader of Turkey, a slew of war crimes […]

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  • The Academic Boycott of Israel

    Document prepared by Mona Baker, St. Jerome Publishing Note: This document was written some 18 months ago, long before the latest round of atrocities. Many more links can be added to the list at the end of the document. Please consider signing up to any or all of the following http://usacbi.wordpress.com/endorsers/ http://www.zcommunications.org/znet/viewArticle/20270 http://www.bricup.org.uk/GazaEmergency.html#statement The academic […]

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  • Protest at the holding of ‘Israeli Day of Science’

    Dear Supporter, With amazing and insensitive bad taste the Science Museum in London (and the Manchester Museum of Science and Industry) are allowing their premises to be used for an ‘Israel Day of Science’ sponsored by the Zionist Federation. The research of seven Israeli universities is to be showcased. The planned dates are March 3 […]

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  • Hundreds of Catalan Organizations and Academics Call for Boycott of Israel

    Posted by OPGAI on Mon, 02/02/2009 – 09:23 (Read the Statement in Catalan) — The Israeli occupation army is committing a new massacre in Gaza. At the moment the result of this new act of barbarism has produced five hundred Palestinian deaths, a lot of them unarmed civil population. This last bloodbath, although being the […]

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  • UC San Diego Department of Ethnic Studies Statement

    Commentaries We welcome all thoughtful, informed and reasoned comments to our departmental statements. The views expressed herein do not necessarily represent the views of the Regents of the University of California or the University of California, San Diego. Please post your comments on our blog: http://ethnicstudiesucsd.wordpress.com/ UCSD Ethnic Studies Department Statement on the Racial Violence […]

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  • Georgetown Faculty Statement

    15 January 2009 We, the undersigned “Faculty for Gaza,” voice our outrage at the scale and nature of Israel”s military aggression since 27 December 2008 against the Palestinians in Gaza, and at Israel”s gross disregard for the dual principles of proportionality and distinction that are central to International Humanitarian Law. We decry Israel”s massacre of […]

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  • Israeli Academic Institutes Join the Iron Fist Policy

    Hundreds of Special Forces Brutally Suppress a Demonstration by Arab Students in Haifa University NDA Press Release 12.01.2009 Twelve students were arrested and many more assaulted and injured, one of whom hospitalized, during a demonstration arranged by the Arab students of Haifa University against the Gaza massacre. The University administration called for the interference of […]

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  • “Where’s the Academic Outrage Over the Bombing of a University in Gaza?”

    The Islamic University (Gaza) | Press Release | January 25, 2009 On Saturday December 27th, 2008, the Islamic University of Gaza (IUG) was ready to start the final exams of the fall semester for more than 20,000 students (60% of whom are women) enrolled into its 10 colleges -education, religion, art, commerce, Shariah law, science, […]

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