• AAAS votes in historic decision to support boycott of Israeli academic institutions

    The General Membership of the Association for Asian American Studies (AAAS) just voted (at their annual meeting taking place this weekend in Seattle) for a resolution in support of the boycott of Israeli academic institutions and in solidarity with the world-wide movement responding to this call from Palestinian civil society. AAAS is the FIRST academic […]

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  • Alicia Keys: Cancel Apartheid Israel Show

    Joined with the global movement for a cultural boycott of Israel by musicians, we all ask Alicia Keys to stand on the side of justice and cancel her gig in Tel Aviv, Israel. Alicia Keys is scheduled to play to a segregated audience in Israel on July 4, 2013 at Nokia Arena in Tel Aviv. […]

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  • Take Action: Vote for G4S as worst company of the year

    The Palestinian Boycott National Committee issued the following call to action, urging supporters of BDS to vote for G4S as the “Worst Company of the Year” in the Public Eye People’s Award, an annual corporate accountability event. G4S has been nominated for the infamous “Worst Company of the Year” Public Eye People”s Award’. G4S is […]

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  • Erik Truffaz: Please Refrain Playing Your Saxophone in Eilat!

     The following statement from the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel calls on Erik Truffaz to cancel his performance at the Red Sea Festival in Eilat. Occupied Palestine   Dear Erik Truffaz, We at the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) urge you to cancel your […]

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  • Palestinian Trail of Tears: Joy Harjo’s Missed Opportunity for Indigenous Solidarity

    by Sa”ed Adel Atshan (published at Indian Country Today.) Ever since my childhood, I have always felt a deep connection with Native Americans. At the Ramallah Friends School, a Quaker institution established in Palestine over a century ago, we learned about our shared history as indigenous peoples who have faced ethnic cleansing by European colonists […]

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  • Over 100 organizations call for sports boycott of Maccabi Haifa in Minnesota

    Via Minnesota Break the Bonds: On October 12, 2012, the Minnesota Break the Bonds Campaign, along with over 100 organizations from around the world, sent the following letter to each of the Minnesota Timberwolves players. With a sense of urgency, we ask you to boycott the exhibition game against Maccabi-Haifa, the Israeli team that you […]

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  • BDS Victory: Earlham College Stops Selling Sabra

    In Response to Student and Faculty Concerns, Earlham College”s Dining Services Decides to Stop Selling Sabra Products  From BDS Earlham: On the 5th of September, Earlham College”s dining service agreed to have Sabra Hummus removed from the coffee shop after being informed of the involvement in Israeli human rights violations in Palestine by Strauss Group Ltd., of […]

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  • Darnell Moore: On charges of anti-Semitism and Palestinian solidarity activism

    The following piece was published first on Mondoweiss: I am deeply indebted to my friend, Beryl Satter, for taking the time to compose a response to my letter to Judith Butler. Dialogue is necessary. And debate, even the type that might easily move some toward outrage, does not require insufferable contempt. Given that, I would like to respond […]

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  • Queers Against Israeli Apartheid urge Vancouver Queer Film Festival to “come out against Apartheid!”

    (Vancouver, Unceded Coast Salish Territories) August 22, 2012.  Queer activists and allies gathered outside the Vancouver Queer Film Festival (VQFF) screening of “The Invisible Men”, carrying sparkly signs and handing out pink informational leaflets to festival patrons. The group came together under the banner “Queers Against Israeli Apartheid” (QuAIA) in response to the VQFF”s screening […]

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  • Don’t Dance With Apartheid: Batsheva receives institutional Israeli support

    The Zionist Federation UK will be demonstrating in support of Batsheva and Israel outside the Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre.  Israeli Minister Limor Livnat will attend one of the Israeli State-sponsored dance group”s three performances for the Edinburgh International Festival (EIF) for three nights beginning Thursday August 30th.  EIF Director Jonathan Mills has publicly warned pro-Palestine demonstrators not to […]

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