• BDS Movement at 10: Mondoweiss interviews Omar Barghouti

    Mondoweiss co-editors Adam Horowitz and Philip Weiss talk with Palestinian human rights activist and co-founder of the BDS movement Omar Barghouti on the tenth anniversary of the Palestinian call for boycott, divestment and sanctions again Israel. The BDS Call was issued by representatives of of Palestinian civil society on July 9, 2005 with a goal of achieving […]

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  • Vieux Farka Touré: Do not Dishonor Malian Music and Cultural Heritage by Entertaining Israeli Apartheid

    The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) is deeply troubled to learn that you are scheduled to participate in the Red Sea Summer Jazz Festival to be held in Eliat between August 23rd and 26th, 2015.[1] We are writing to urge you not to associate your name with­­ Israel”s regime […]

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  • Faithwashing: A reflection on the Muslim Leadership Initiative

    Sa”ed Atshan | Al Araby Al Jadeed The Muslim Leadership Initiative (MLI) of Israel’s Shalom Hartman Institute has now sent two small cohorts of Muslim-American leaders to Israel/Palestine. MLI’s stated purpose is to shape the understanding of these cohorts with regards to Judaism and Zionism. This conflation of Judaism and Zionism is troubling, in addition […]

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  • Palestinian-led community coalition supports UC Davis divestment

    Students at the University of California, Davis, passed a resolution for divestment in their student senate on January 30 following a lengthy campaign; following the resolution’s victory, UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi condemned the resolution supporting Palestinian human rights. The following statement in support of the students’ divestment campaign at the University of California – Davis […]

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  • Labor for Palestine: Historic Landslide BDS Vote by Grad Student Union at University of California

    The following statement was issued by Labor for Palestine on the historic BDS vote at UAW Local 2865: Historic Landslide BDS Vote by Grad Student Union at University of California First time membership of any major union body in the US has taken a stand in support of boycott of Israel University of California graduate […]

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  • Historic victory in US labor as UAW 2865 votes for BDS in landslide resolution

    UAW Local 2865, the union of TAs, GAs, tutors, Readers and student workers in the University of California system, released the results of its December 4 BDS vote on December 10: a landslide victory for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel for its violation of Palestinian human rights! The vote carried, 65% YES to 35% […]

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  • Victory: American Anthropological Assn Resoundingly Defeats Anti-Boycott Resolution

    The anthropologists’ campaign for boycott issued the following statement on the defeat of an anti-boycott resolution at the American Anthropological Association conference: AAA Resoundingly Defeats Anti-Boycott Resolution Association Also Endorses Statement on Racialized Police Violence in U.S. WASHINGTON, Dec. 5 – The American Anthropological Association (AAA) rejected by acclamation a resolution aimed at shutting down […]

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  • USACBI urges faculty to support UAW 2865 BDS resolution

    USACBI urges faculty who support the rights of the Palestinian people to support the upcoming vote on a BDS resolution in UAW 2865, the union of teaching assistants, tutors and readers across the nine University of California campuses. If this vote passes, UAW 2865 will become the first labor union in the U.S. to support BDS […]

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  • An Open Letter to the World Music Institute: Do not present Idan Raichel

    Tell the World Music Institute that presenting Idan Raichel is not in line with your values or theirs. Sign on and see complete list of signatories: http://adalahny.org/adalah-web-action/1202/open-letter-world-music-institute-do-not-present-idan-raichel To the staff and board of the World Music Institute: As organizations and individuals who support the struggle for justice, human rights, equality and democracy in the Middle East, […]

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  • Over 250 Anthropologists Join the Call for a Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions

    More than 250 anthropologists have signed a statement endorsing the burgeoning movement to boycott Israeli academic institutions in protest of Israel’s systematic human rights violations against the Palestinian people. These violations, in which many Israeli educational institutions are complicit, include denying Palestinians their right to education and academic freedom. The full statement and signatory list are at […]

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