• University agrees to cancel Israeli water contract after sit-in

    Published Date: 06 February 2009 By CRAIG BROWN A STUDENT sit-in at a Scottish university ended peacefully last night, after the university authorities agreed to cancel their contract with an Israeli water company. The 40 students, led by the Scottish Palestine Solidarity Campaign, occupied the foyer of Strathclyde University’s McCance building, to demand that it […]

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  • The philosopher who gave the IDF moral justification in Gaza

    w w w . h a a r e t z . c o m Last update – 14:42 06/02/2009 By Amos Harel When senior Israel Defense Forces officers are asked about the killing of hundreds of Palestinian civilians during the fighting in the Gaza Strip, they almost all give the same answer: The use […]

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  • U of R Students to Occupy Academic Building for Peace and in Solidarity with Gaza

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE University of Rochester Students for a Democratic Society (UR-SDS) University of Rochester Rochester, NY 14627 Rochester, NY – 02/05/09– Students from the University of Rochester and members of the local Rochester community will be occupying an academic building on campus tomorrow for peace and in solidarity with the people Gaza and in […]

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  • Boycotting Israeli Goods…

    By Ayesha Niser I challenge you to help free Palestine! In order to help with the Boycott I’ve chosen one company to focus our energy on. That company is Nestle. Nestle is heavily invested in Israel and has “received the Jubilee Award by the Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu. This is the highest tribute ever awarded […]

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  • Battle Of The Professors

    New York Jewish Week | February 4, 2009 by Sharon Udasin Staff Writer Less than a year and a half after a British academics” boycott against Israel failed to take off, 15 West Coast professors are trying to mount the first-ever such campaign in the United States. In response to Israel”s three-week incursion into Gaza, […]

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  • Contents of BRICUP Newsletter #13 February 2009

    [Note: Please download attached PDF file for the issue of the BRICUP newsletter; table of contents is below.] The PACBI column: In the Aftermath of the Gaza Massacre Imagine that your University is bombarded with tons of explosives! (Islamic University of Gaza) Jerusalem’s Al-Quds University cuts ties with Israeli academia. The US Campaign for an […]

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  • Support for Israel must stop

    Daily Sundial David Klein / Professor of Mathematics, CSUN Published: Friday, February 6, 2009 Updated: Friday, February 6, 2009 When an impoverished Palestinian boy confronts an Israeli tank in front of his home, how do you explain to American taxpayers that the tank is David and the boy is Goliath? Apologists for Israel”s devastating attack […]

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  • 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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  • S. African Dock Workers Won’t Unload Israeli Goods

    By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Published: February 4, 2009 Filed at 11:33 a.m. ET JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African dock workers won’t unload ships carrying goods from Israel in solidarity with the Palestinians, a union leader said Wednesday. Randall Howard, general secretary of the South African Transport and Allied Workers Union, said it appeared a ship […]

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