• InCACBI Statement on the India-Israel Free Trade Agreement

    Do not talk free trade with a state that deprives Palestinians of free trade in their own lands! August 24, 2012 We, a group of academics, activists and artists in India, came together in 2010 to campaign against yet another apartheid regime by extending support to the international campaign for the academic and cultural boycott of Israel. (Visit our websitewww.incacbi.in for […]

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  • English translation: BNC statement against Munib al-Masri normalization project

    The following statement was issued by the Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC)  in Arabic (original here) in response to the launch of an initiative, discussed here in Ha’aretz, by Palestinian billionaire Munib al-Masri and Israeli supermarket businessman Rami Levi (whose supermarkets sell numerous settlement products, as well as branches in most settlements). […]

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  • Haifa University institutionalized racism: Muslim, Christian and Druze holidays excluded

    Israeli academic institutions are complicit in Israeli occupation, racism, and military research and development. They also routinely practice racism and discrimination against Palestinian citizens of Israel. Numerous documented incidents of official institutionalized racism at Haifa University have emerged in recent months. The Hebrew article at this link to Ha’aretz deals with the new Haifa University diaries, noting that they include […]

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  • PACBI: UN Sponsorship of Joint Palestinian-Israeli Orchestra Undermines Palestinian Civil Resistance

    A Letter Regarding UN Sponsorship of Joint Palestinian-Israeli Orchestra Mr. Robert Serry, UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Occupied Jerusalem July 24, 2012 The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) is alarmed that the UN is organizing a concert for the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra (WEDO), to be held […]

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  • The Academic Boycott of Israel – Patrick Bond and Muhammed Desai

    One of South Africa”s largest tertiary institutions, the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) in Durban, is a site of multiple controversies, but a near-disaster on Monday deserves more reflection because it points us in a positive direction: away from allying with the Israeli state and its apartheid policies during a time of heightened racism. A representative of […]

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  • Nino Katamadze Will Not Play Apartheid Israel

    Via Refrain Playing Israel: Nino Katamadze, international jazz singer from Georgia, has just cancelled her entire concert tour in apartheid Israel scheduled for 13-17 November.  She joinsother artists who have also honored the call for boycott by Palestinian Civil Society. Katamadze was contacted by Israeli group, Boycott From Within, in 2011, in a letter stating: We, Israeli citizens, members […]

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  • Palestinian civil society welcomes Presbyterian Church (USA) Israel boycott resolution

    “There comes a time when silence becomes betrayal.” –Rev Dr. Martin Luther King Occupied Palestine, 7 July 2012 – The Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC), the broadest coalition of Palestinian political parties, trade unions, NGOs and networks, warmly welcomes the Presbyterian Church (USA)”s resolute vote to boycott all products from Israeli colonial settlements in […]

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  • INCACBI Appeal to Academics: Boycott Collaboration with Israeli Academic Institutions at the Indo-Global Education Summit & Expo 2012, Hyderabad, September 7-9, 2012

    http://incacbi.in/incacbi-appeal-academics-boycott-collaboration-israeli-academic-institutions-indo-global-education-s New Delhi, 4 July 2012 Dear Colleague, We, a group of academics, activists and artists in India, came together in June 2010 to campaign against yet another apartheid regime by extending support to the international campaign for the academic and cultural boycott of Israel. The Israeli state daily tramples on the academic freedom and cultural […]

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  • South African UKZN cancels Monday’s Israeli lecture

    By Daily News Reporter The University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) has cancelled a lecture on Monday by Israeli”s deputy ambassador to South Africa, Yaakov Finkelstein. The decision was made by UKZN”s deputy vice-chancellor, Professor Joseph Ayee, on Sunday afternoon after coming under pressure from student organisations and academic staff to cancel Finkelstein”s lecture. “I have reconsidered […]

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  • Irish band Dervish pulls out of Israel concerts

    As reported by Ali Abunimah at the Electronic Intifada: The Irish band Dervish announced today that it has pulled out of a series of Irish music concerts in Israel this June, so as not to violate calls for the cultural boycott of Israel. “At the time we agreed to these performances we were unaware there […]

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