• Join Scientists for Palestine to urge release of detained Palestinian Prof. Imad Barghouthi

    On Saturday, July 25, Scientists for Palestine issued an international petition to call for the immediate release of detained Palestinian astrophysicist, Prof. Imad Barghouthi, a member of the physics faculty at Al-Quds University and a former NASA employee who earned his Ph.D. at Utah State University. The statement is signed by a number of prominent […]

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  • Scientists for Palestine: Freedom for Imad Barghouthi

    USACBI is republishing the following statement from our colleagues at Scientists for Palestine. We note the ongoing attacks on the right to science – and the right to education – in occupied Palestine and call for the immediate release of Prof. Imad Barghouthi. The ongoing targeting of Palestinian academics, including scientists, poses a direct threat […]

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  • USACBI congratulates Rabab Abdulhadi, recipient of Georgina M. Smith Award from the American Association of University Professors (AAUP)

    The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel extends its warmest congratulations to Rabab Abdulhadi, Palestinian scholar-activist and longtime USACBI Organizing Collective member who has consistently resisted racism, oppression and all forms of attacks aimed at suppressing her work and Palestinian expression as a whole. The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) […]

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  • Call to Academics: Release Palestinian American researcher Ubai Aboudi

    Prominent scientists and academics have released a new petition urging the immediate release of detained Palestinian-American researcher Ubai Aboudi, the executive director of the Bisan Center for Research and Development. Noam Chomsky and Nobel Prize winner George Smith are among the signatories to the petition, launched by Scientists for Palestine. Ubai was abducted from his home the night of […]

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  • USACBI Open Letter to Point Park University President Paul Hennigan

    Open Letter to Point Park University President Paul Hennigan: The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (USACBI)  Organizing Collective writes in response to your recent Op-Ed in the Pittsburg Jewish Chronicle, where you assert Point Park University’s principled opposition to all forms of discrimination, including antisemitism, which you uncritically state “includes […]

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  • USACBI Organizing Collective member Dr. Rima Najjar sues Quora over discrimination

    The following post is republished here from Palestine Legal. USACBI fully supports our Organizing Collective member, Dr. Rima Najjar, in her lawsuit against online question site Quora, pursuing justice and challenging unlawful anti-Palestinian discrimination:  Lawsuit: Quora Discriminates Against Palestinian Professor January 09, 2020 The popular question-and-answer site Quora is facing a lawsuit over its censorship […]

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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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  • Take action – sign petition against SFSU’s “religious holidays” list that includes “Israeli Independence Day”

    The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel encourages all supporters to sign on to the petition below in support of students, faculty and other community members at San Francisco State University (SFSU). In the latest incident of racism and Islamophobia on campus, a list of “religious holidays” was distributed to all […]

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  • USACBI Statement on the ASA Lawsuit

    The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (USACBI) announces a major victory for the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement, and for Palestine solidarity activism in the United States, with the dismissal of an anti-boycott lawsuit filed by Zionist plaintiffs. On February 4, 2019, a federal judge threw out the Louis […]

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