• Israel still dealing with international fallout

    By MATTI FRIEDMAN, Associated Press Writer Matti Friedman, Associated Press Writer – Thu Feb 5, 3:24 am ET | Associated Press JERUSALEM – More than two weeks after halting its Gaza offensive, Israel is still dealing with the international fallout, including a very public spat with the leader of Turkey, a slew of war crimes […]

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  • Durban for Palestine via BDS

    By Bond, Patrick February, 05 2009 Patrick Bond’s ZSpace Page Join ZSpace The decision on February 3 by South African dockworkers to refuse handling of Israeli imports is of enormous importance for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, and will prod more local Durban citizens – including academics and cultural activists – to also […]

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  • Palestinian University Suspends Contacts With Israeli Academics

    February 3, 2009 | The Chronicle of Higher Education Jerusalem – The only Palestinian university to maintain ties with Israeli colleges and also to oppose international calls for a boycott of Israeli academics has suspended contacts with Israeli universities in the wake of the war in Gaza. Al Quds University, with 10,000 students on campuses […]

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  • The Academic Boycott of Israel

    Document prepared by Mona Baker, St. Jerome Publishing Note: This document was written some 18 months ago, long before the latest round of atrocities. Many more links can be added to the list at the end of the document. Please consider signing up to any or all of the following http://usacbi.wordpress.com/endorsers/ http://www.zcommunications.org/znet/viewArticle/20270 http://www.bricup.org.uk/GazaEmergency.html#statement The academic […]

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  • The University of Manchester Occupation in solidarity with Gaza

    For info on Strathclyde, see http://pulsemedia.org/2009/02/04/strathclyde-university-occupied-by-students/ For information on the forcible removal of student protestors at Nottingham, see http://occupationnottingham.wordpress.com/ http://manunioccupation.wordpress.com/ Manc Uni | 04.02.2009 17:52 | Anti-militarism | Education | Palestine | Manchester Over 150 University of Manchester students have occupied the main university administration building in a demand for a stronger and more proactive […]

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  • Time now to boycott Israel

    Mercury Eye on Civil Society column, 4 February 2009 South Africa Patrick Bond reports on new pressures to free Palestine *** Yesterday’s decision by dockworkers to boycott the handling of Israeli imports is of enormous importance, and will prod more Durban citizens – including academics and cultural activists – to also raise concerns about institutional […]

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  • Protest at the holding of ‘Israeli Day of Science’

    Dear Supporter, With amazing and insensitive bad taste the Science Museum in London (and the Manchester Museum of Science and Industry) are allowing their premises to be used for an ‘Israel Day of Science’ sponsored by the Zionist Federation. The research of seven Israeli universities is to be showcased. The planned dates are March 3 […]

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  • South African dockworkers announce ban on Israeli ship

    Posted by StopTheWall on Tue, 02/03/2009 – 10:15 February 3, 2009 – LINKS – In a historic development for South Africa, South African dock workers have announced their determination not to offload a ship from Israel that is scheduled to dock in Durban on Sunday, February 8, 2009. This follows the decision by COSATU to […]

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  • Open Letter to Haruki Murakami

    To: Mr. Haruki Murakami We ask you to withdraw from the Jerusalem Book Fair and receipt of the “Jerusalem Prize”. We have heard the news that you are going to participate in the 24th Jerusalem International Book Fair from 15th to 20th February, and will be awarded the “Jerusalem Prize”. We are terribly shocked. We […]

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  • PRIORITY CALL FOR PHYSICIANS WORLDWIDE TO SIGN OPEN LETTER TO WORLD MEDICAL ASSOCIATION RE THEIR NEW PRESIDENT YORAM BLACHAR

    Dear colleagues, We need your support for a potentially influential open letter of protest regarding the inauguration last November of Dr Yoram Blachar, longstanding President of the Israeli Medical Association (IMA), as President of the World Medical Association (WMA). The WMA is the official body tasked with overseeing the ethical behaviour of doctors worldwide. For […]

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