• Ram Rahman: The Question of Art and Politics

    The following article was distributed by PACBI after being published in the Mail Today on August 7, 2011. The piece below is a discussion of Indian artists’ commitment to boycott an Israeli museum show. The Indian artists’ statement was published here earlier. Ram Rahman | Mail Today | 7 August 2011The Question of Art and Politics The […]

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  • AUDIO: David Lloyd speaks about academic boycott of Israel

    USACBI Organizing Collective member David Lloyd, Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Southern California, appeared on KPFK’s Radio Intifada on July 21, 2011, discussing the nature, present and future of the BDS movement and the importance of the academic and cultural boycott of Israel. Download the audio clip of the interview.

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  • VIDEO: The future of BDS with USACBI’s Remi Kanazi and Sunaina Maira

    The following video, filmed at the Al-Awda Convention in Anaheim, California in May 2011, features USACBI Organizing Collective members Remi Kanazi and Dr. Sunaina Maira, in conversation with Ali Abunimah about the future of BDS and the movement. Highly recommended!

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  • A Palestinian woman’s response to Israel’s Naomi Chazan on BDS

    The following article, by Samah Sabawi, a Palestinian woman in Australia and the Public Advocate for Australians for Palestine, was published on

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  • Haneen Maikey on Resisting homophobia and occupation

    The following article ran in International Viewpoint in July 2011, interviewing Haneen Maikey  from Al Qaws on Palestinian queer organizing and BDS: Resisting homophobia and occupation Alex de Jong Haneen Maikey from the Palestinian queer group Al Qaws was in Amsterdam in June talking about their struggles for sexual emancipation and against the Israeli occupation. […]

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  • Kauanui: Siege Against Gaza: Support the Freedom Flotilla!

    The following article, by USACBI Advisory Board Member J KÄ“haulani Kauanui, was published on June 25, 2011 by Indian Country Today Media Network: Siege Against Gaza; Support the Freedom Flotilla! By J KÄ“haulani Kauanui This week, nearly 40 passengers (unarmed peace activists and media people) will board The Audacity of Hope, a U.S. flagged boat, which will set […]

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  • Kauanui: Letter to IGLYO: No such thing as neutrality.

    USACBI advisory board member J. Kehaulani Kauanui wrote the following letter to the International Gay and Lesbian Youth Organization Board of Directors, in response to the call from Palestinian Queer organizations, demanding IGLYO cancel its General Assembly in Israel in December 2011 and stop participating in Israel’s pinkwashing campaign. Her letter is based on the letter […]

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  • Barghouti: The Struggle for an Equal Right to Academic Freedom

    The following article, by Riham Barghouti, founding member of PACBI, the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel, was published by the International Institute of Social Studies: The Struggle for an Equal Right to Academic Freedom By Riham Barghouti Struggles by Palestinian scholars for academic freedom and equal rights are inextricably linked […]

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  • ITT Blog: Bibi and Obama’s Speechifying vs. Global Palestinian Solidarity

    by Miles Kampf-Lassin The following article was published on May 25, 2011 on The ITT Blog. A bizarre spectacle played out on Capitol Hill on Tuesday. Israel”s Prime Minister, Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu, gave anaddress to a joint session which, judging by the non-stop and thunderous ovations, could have easily been mistaken for a campaign rally. […]

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  • Ali Abunimah: DePaul students vote by large margin to ban Sabra hummus

    Ali Abunimah of the Electronic Intifada discussed DePaul students’ recent vote to ban Sabra hummus: Students at DePaul University in Chicago voted by a large margin in a referendum asking if they support ending sales of Sabra brand hummus on their campus. Due to a technicality, however, the result will not be binding. A note […]

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