• 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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  • Not an Analogy: Israel and the Crime of Apartheid

    Published on Tuesday, March 31, 2009 by CommonDreams.org by Hazem Jamjoum In recent years, increasing numbers of people around the world have begun adopting and developing an analysis of Israel as an apartheid regime. (1) This can be seen in the ways that the global movement in support of the Palestinian anti-colonial struggle is taking […]

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  • Boycott, Surrender or War

    The ‘Dahiye strategy’ has just been applied in Gaza. By Jeremy Salt – Ankara The spate of reports coming out of the Middle East in the past two weeks are signs of a coming danger greater than the region has known in its modern history. The Israeli onslaught on Gaza; the massacre of civilians; the […]

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  • To Boycott Israel…or Not?

    Features » March 30, 2009 Naomi Klein and Rabbi Arthur Waskow debate whether divestment will bring peace to the Middle East. By Joel Bleifuss On Jan. 23, a family stands by a burning fire where their home once stood in a Gaza City neighborhood heavily damaged by Israeli troops. “I don”t attack BDS as unethical. […]

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  • A Call for Boycott

    by Rania Masri and Marcy Newman / March 30th, 2009 In remembering and commemorating Land Day, March 30, 1976, when six Palestinians were killed and almost 100 wounded by Israeli forces in Sakhnin during unarmed protests against the confiscation of Palestinian lands in Galilee; in remembering the December 2008 Israeli savagery against the Palestinians in […]

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