• Campaigners welcome Co-operative Group move to end trade links with companies that source goods from illegal settlements

    Boycott Israel Network (BIN) media release Saturday 28 April 2012 Palestine human rights campaigners today welcomed news that the UK”s fifth biggest food retailer, The Co-operative Group, will “no longer engage with any supplier of produce known to be sourcing from the Israeli settlements”. The Co-op”s decision, notified to campaigners in a statement, will immediately […]

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  • UMass Boston Student Senate Calls for Divestment from Boeing

    UMASS BOSTON STUDENT SENATE PASSES RESOLUTION CALLING FOR DIVESTMENT FROM BOEING CITING BOEING”S INVOLVEMENT IN ISRAEL”S OPERATION CAST LEAD, STUDENT-LED COALITION  DEMANDS DIVESTMENT FROM BOEING AND OTHER COMPANIES PROFITING FROM WAR CRIMES & HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS University of Massachusetts Boston, MA, April 18th, 2012 – The UMass Boston Undergraduate Student Government unanimously passed a bill demanding that the […]

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  • Statement: Boycott the Jim Pattison Group

    The following is a statement issued by the Canada Palestine Association, Vancouver. USACBI is one of the endorsers of this statement (see below.) All endorsements should be sent to info@cpavancouver.org and will be noted on CPA’s website. Jim Pattison Supports Israeli Apartheid and Ethnic Cleansing of Palestinians March 9, 2012 – Canada Palestine Association calls on all supporters of […]

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  • April 28: Nikhil Pal Singh at Brooklyn Peace Fair

    “Palestine and Global Justice” Recently returned from a US scholars’ delegation to Israel and Occupied Palestine, where he met with people in the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Haifa, and visited the Aida refugee camp near Bethlehem, Dr. Nikhil Singh will discuss his experiences and explain why justice for Palestine condenses the major moral, ethical […]

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  • Scottish government involved in undermining BDS campaign against Eden Springs

    Documents obtained by the Scottish Palestine Solidarity Campaign show how a subsidiary of an Israeli company operating in Britain turned successfully for help from the Scottish Government to deal with what the Israeli company called “a wave of protests…that is threatening the future of Eden Springs UK”. The contract cancellations had created a “pressing situation” […]

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  • Bill Fletcher: Why Boycotts, Divestment and Sanctions Should Be Used to Target Israeli Apartheid

    Why Boycotts, Divestment and Sanctions Should Be Used to Target Israeli Apartheid By Bill Fletcher, Jr., AlterNet Posted on April 8, 2012, Printed on April 8, 2012 http://www.alternet.org/story/154908/why_boycotts%2C_divestment_and_sanctions_should_be_used_to_target_israeli_apartheid   I read with great interest Peter Beinart”s recent New York Times op-ed “To Save Israel, Boycott the Settlements.”  His thesis is straightforward: Beinart believes Israel is a […]

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  • 100 Years of the ANC: Lessons for South Africans in Solidarity with Palestinians resisting Israeli Apartheid by Ahmed Kathrada

    As a South African who has lived and suffered under apartheid and spent nearly thirty years of my adult life in its jails for resisting it, I can and do humbly claim to know something about the meaning of apartheid. You do not get to journey as far and as long as I have with […]

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  • British actors and directors call for Israeli state theatre to be withdrawn from Globe festival

    The following letter by notable British actors, producers, directors, screenwriters and members of the theatre community was published in the Guardian on March 29, 2012:  We notice with dismay and regret that Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London has invited Israel‘s National Theatre, Habima, to perform The Merchant of Venice in its Globe to Globe festival this coming May. […]

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  • National M.E.Ch.A. Endorses Palestinian Boycott Call Against Israel

    Latin@ Groups Across US Take Historic Stand at 19th Annual Conference; Decision Announced on National César Chávez Day At the 18th annual national conference of M.E.Ch.A. (Moví­mí­ento Estudí­antí­l Chí­can@ de Aztlán), the largest association of Latin@ youth in the US, chapter leaders voted by a landslide decision to endorse the global call for Boycott, Divestment, […]

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  • Debating BDS: On Normalization and Partial Boycotts

     The following statement was issued by PACBI on April 1, 2012: Two of the most important issues that arise in debating Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS), particularly in Western countries, are (A) whether or not Palestinians should be working with Israelis rather than boycotting them, and (B) whether supporters of BDS should fully boycott Israel […]

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