• Irish Call for Justice for Palestine

    Attached the full-page statement – “Irish Call for Justice for Palestine” – which appeared in today’s Irish Times (31st January) as p.5, replete with ca. 300 signatures. The demands include a call for a boycott of Israeli goods and services. The signatories include 5 MEPs (from Proinsias de Rossa to Marian Harkin), many TDs and […]

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  • Israeli Apartheid Week 2009 may be coming to a campus near you

    Jan 29, 2009 22:56 | Updated Jan 30, 2009 8:45 | Jerusalem Post Israeli Apartheid Week will take place on March 1-8 on college campuses in 27 cities internationally, in what has become a growing phenomenon since the annual event was started in 2005. Although the schedule for this year’s version has not yet been […]

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  • Palestinian orgs. call for boycott and end of Gaza siege

    Press release, Palestinian NGO Network, 29 January 2009 The following position paper was issued on 28 January 2009 by the Palestinian NGO Network: On 27 December 2008, Israeli occupying forces launched a full-scale military offensive on the Gaza Strip from the sea, land and air. For 22 days the Israeli military indiscriminately shelled homes, mosques […]

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  • “Where’s the Academic Outrage Over the Bombing of a University in Gaza?”

    The Islamic University (Gaza) | Press Release | January 25, 2009 On Saturday December 27th, 2008, the Islamic University of Gaza (IUG) was ready to start the final exams of the fall semester for more than 20,000 students (60% of whom are women) enrolled into its 10 colleges -education, religion, art, commerce, Shariah law, science, […]

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  • Australian academics: join us in boycott call

    Appeal from the Australian academic community: 22 January 2009 Mission statement: Australian Academic Boycott of Israel Responding to the CALL of Palestinian civil society to join the boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel, we are an Australian campaign focused specifically on a boycott of Israeli academic and cultural institutions, as delineated by PACBI […]

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  • U.S. professors call for academic, cultural boycott of Israel for first time

    Last update – 06:23 29/01/2009 By Raphael Ahren In the wake of Operation Cast Lead, a group of American university professors has for the first time launched a national campaign calling for an academic and cultural boycott of Israel. While Israeli academics have grown used to such news from Great Britain, where anti-Israel groups several […]

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  • MOTION FROM THE CFA PEACE AND JUSTICE COMMITTEE

    Note: The California Faculty Association (CFA), union of California State University, has a Peace and Justice committee that has created the resolution below. It will be presented to the Board of Directors soon for approval. ******* CFA Call for A Halt to Violence Against All Civilians in Palestine and Israel Whereas, violence against civilians – […]

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  • International Writers and Scholars Endorse Academic Boycott of Israel

    by Steven Salaita / January 27th, 2009 We stand in support of the indigenous Palestinian people in Gaza, who are fighting for their survival against one of the most brutal uses of state power in both this century and the last. We condemn Israel”s recent (December 2008/ January 2009) breaches of international law in the […]

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  • Israel Boycott Movement Comes to U.S.

    Inside Higher Ed | January 26th The movement to boycott Israeli academic institutions has largely been centered in Britain (where in 2007 the University and College Union dropped the call). In response to the conflict in Gaza, calls for academic boycotts have crossed the Atlantic, surfacing first in Ontario, and now in the United States. […]

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  • SF Labor Council Resolution Demanding Immediate Opening of Border Crossings into Gaza

    San Francisco Labor Council January 26th, 2009 Resolution Demanding the Immediate Opening of Border Crossings into Gaza [Note: The following resolution was adopted unanimously, with two abstentions, by the delegates’ meeting of the San Francisco Labor Council on Jan. 26, 2009.] Whereas, the San Francisco Labor Council delegates’ meeting on Jan. 12, 2009, adopted a […]

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