• Gil Scott-Heron: If you Said no to Sun City, Say no to Tel Aviv

    Artists United Against Apartheid sing about boycotting Sun City in South Africa in the 1980s. It”s sad to think that this sort of protest for Palestine would be considered “controversial”, especially when people like Gil-Scott Heron, who appears in this video, have decided to perform in Tel Aviv. (Source: Shax) Now is the time to […]

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  • Shame on Gil Scott-Heron: Playing for Apartheid

    Hip-hop trailblazer Gil Scott-Heron books Tel Aviv show By Noya Kochavi Rap pioneer Gil Scott-Heron is to come to Israel for one performance on May 25 in Tel Aviv’s Barbie club. Known primarily for his late 1970s and early 1980s work, Scott-Heron’s recording work is often associated with black militant activism and has received much […]

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  • The Dan David Prize and Margaret Atwood

    We all should write to Margaret Atwood, as requested by BRICUP, to ask her to reject the Dan David Prize. See the exchange below between her and us. Antoine Raffoul Coordinator 1948: LEST WE FORGET www.1948.org.uk Begin forwarded message: From: 1948 LEST WE FORGET Date: 14 April 2010 14:40:15 BDT To: Vivienne[at]Curtisbrown.co.uk Subject: The Dan […]

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  • Support Student Divestment at the University of California!

    April 13th, 2010 Tomorrow the Associated Students of the University of California Berkeley (ASUC) will cast its final vote on whether to divest from two corporations profiting from Israeli occupation and apartheid. This means that you have one last chance to support the divestment resolution by asking ASUC student senators to overturn their president’s veto […]

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  • Target Miami: Take Action Sunshine State BDSers

    Aroma Israel opens 1st Miami café Coffee chain plans to inaugurate five additional branches in southeastern Florida city, Yedioth Ahronoth reports. Max Brenner expanding in US too Navit Zomer Israeli coffee chains continue to expand in US: Four years after Aroma Israel opened its first branch in the United States, in New York City’s SoHo […]

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  • Say NO to ‘Out in Israel’

    ‘Out in Israel’ is a month-long festival taking place throughout the Bay Area during April 2010. It is a celebration of LGBT Israeli culture that is set to include film series, literary readings, musical performances, dance, and panel discussions on LGBT culture in Israel and from Zionist perspectives. We, Palestinian Queer activists, living inside Israel […]

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  • Seattle, Get Ready for a New Cultural Boycott Target

    The Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra will perform in Seattle February of 2011. Time to get organized to intervene in the Seattle Symphony’s complicity with apartheid!

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  • Does the OECD Know Where is Israel?

    In May, Israel is expected to join the prestigious organization of developed economies, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Although the OECD claims to be an organization of democratic countries, in the past year it has accelerated efforts to invite Israel to become a member, despite Israel”s numerous violations of international law and […]

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  • Urgent action calls – OECD and Amitav Ghosh

    1. Israel applies to join the OECD Israel has applied to join the rich nations club, the OECD. The Palestinian Boycott National Committee (BNC) has called for the OECD to freeze Israel’s membership application. The OECD”s stated values include: “a commitment to pluralist democracy based on the rule of law and the respect of human […]

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  • Taking the profit out of occupation

    We would like to thank you for your help with our efforts to pressure retailers Nordstrom and Ricky’s NY to stop carrying AHAVA products, which are made from stolen resources on occupied land. In February, we generated over 1,700 letters to Ricky’s CEO Dominick Costello, and in late March 2,400 people sent messages to Nordstrom’s […]

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