• Jesse Rosenfeld: The Palestinian struggle, BDS and Canadian aid

    By rabbleTV | June 25, 2010 June 21, 2010 at the Beit Zatoun House, Toronto While the three-year-old siege of Gaza has been brought into dramatic focus of late, the 12-year embargo of Iraq that crippled the economy and wrought havoc on civil society continues in another form, post-invasion. At the same time, the ongoing […]

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  • World must deny legitimacy to Israel

    KADER ASMAL: COMMENT – Jun 25 2010 13:45 The world worked together to help bring apartheid to an end, writes Kader Asmal. So why allow it to live on in Israel/Palestine? In 1980, I served on a commission of enquiry into reported violations of international law by Israel following its invasion of Lebanon. We spent […]

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  • Academic freedom in Israel and Palestine

    Steven Rose, professor of biology and neurobiology at the Open University, UK. EMBO reports 10:1184 (2009) doi:10.1038/embor.2009.229 Many readers of this journal will, like me, have Israeli colleagues whose research we respect, with whom we have collaborated, and among whom we have friends. Yet, these relationships have been overshadowed by the human rights abuses inflicted […]

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  • Why Boycotting Apartheid Israel Matters

    Owen Holland makes the case for the boycott of Israel Back at the beginning of the year, over thirty UK universities went into occupation in response to Israel”s brutal, unremitting assault on Gaza. At some of these universities, the movement is now beginning to crystallise and gather enough strength – as well as political will […]

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  • Militarization of Tel Aviv University

    Urgent Briefing Paper (to download pdf file click here: palsocontau_jan_2009_draft3) Tel Aviv University – A Leading Israeli Military Research Centre Prepared By SOAS Palestine Society, February 2009 In the rough and tumble reality of the Middle East, Tel Aviv University is at the front line of the critical work to maintain Israel”s military and technological […]

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  • WHY I’M JOINING THE ACADEMIC BOYCOTT OF ISRAEL

    2 June 2009 By Jake Lynch Nearly two-thirds of Israelis in favour of direct, substantive negotiations between their own government and the leadership of Hamas. Some mistake, surely? Actually no – this was the finding of an opinion survey in February 2008 by Tel Aviv University. Barely ten months later, as “Operation Cast Lead” got […]

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  • BDS: Thinking Outside the PLO Box

    ‘The tragedy of Gaza was not enough to wake the PLO up from its slumber.’ By Samah Sabawi Three months ago, the world stood still for one rare moment of absolute clarity as it grasped the implication of Israel’s imprisonment of a civilian population and its use of aid and medicine as a political bargaining […]

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  • A slander on our movement

    Lichi D’Amelio responds to the charge, sadly made in a left-wing newspaper, that the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement against Israeli apartheid is anti-Semitic. April 8, 2009 “PART OF the deepening pattern of Jew-baiting and anti-Semitism in the middle-class left worldwide.” You might think that such an ugly and provocative statement had to come from […]

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  • Simon Liebling ’12: Student power for Palestine

    Simon Liebling ’12 Published: Tuesday, April 14, 2009 Students at the New School withstood pepper spray attacks by police last week while trying to force the ouster of their controversial president, continuing the tradition of a year of occupations as part of a national campaign for accessible education. The beleaguered administrators they target could almost […]

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  • Bill Fletcher on Radio Intifada

    Click below to listen to the interview with Organizing Committee member Sherna Berger Gluck and Advisory Board member Bill Fletcher: Radio Intifada on Global BDS Day

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