• Press Release: on USACBI’s One Year Anniversary

    December 23, 2009 Contacts: Jess Ghannam, jess.ghannam[at]ucsf.edu, Sherna Berger Gluck, shernagluck[at]gmail.com; David Lloyd, colles2012[at]sbcglobal.net For Immediate Release December 27, 2009 marks the one-year anniversary of the beginning of “Operation Cast Lead,” Israel”s 22-day assault on the captive population of Gaza, which killed 1400 people, one third of them children, and injured more than 5300. During […]

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  • Omar Barghouti: BDS as response to repression of Palestinian nonviolence

    Tuesday, December 22, 2009 Many of you have already heard of the most recent arrest by Israel of a leader of Palestinian nonviolent resistance to occupation and apartheid. Our allies at Stop the Wall have information and action steps that you can take to demand the release of Jamal Juma’, who joins Mohammad Othman and […]

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  • Call for Action: Oppose Portuguese Water Deal with Mekorot! Defend Palestinian Water Rights! Uphold International Law!

    Israel’s national water carrier Mekorot signed a “co-operative” venture with EPAL, the Portuguese water company that serves 2.5 million consumers in the country’s capital and the south. The agreement claims to safeguard the Portuguese water system against “terrorist threats”, building on Mekorot’s alleged “expertise” in the area. The Portuguese deal is in a reality a […]

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  • Join Howard Zinn, Richard Falk and others in helping to save Flashpoints

    by Adam Horowitz on December 14, 2009 Flashpoints, a daily, national investigative news magazine based out of KPFA in Berkeley, California, is in danger of ending. Run by Dennis Bernstein, Miguel Molina and Nora Barrows-Friedman, the show has been an essential source for reporting on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Just recently we mentioned them as being […]

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  • Beware – you or someone you know might unwittingly buy Israeli blood diamonds this Christmas

    Wednesday December 09, 2009 by Sean Clinton – Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign Report Israeli blood diamonds will be forever ….on your conscience. As the Christmas season approaches the Israeli government can look forward to another bumber inflow of revenue to its exchequer funded by consumers the world over who unwittingly purchase Israeli blood diamonds. Few […]

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  • New Resources for Recruiting BDS Supporters

    Below please find two new postcards you can download, print, and reproduce to hand out to people and help us recruit new endorsers of the boycott campaign. You can also find PDF versions of these files in the right-hand sidebar under “Boycott & Divestment Resources.” Download USACBI Postcard as PDF Download BDS Postcard as PDF

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  • Tell the Department of Energy to sanction, not award, Motorola Israel

    Stop your tax dollars from subsidizing Motorola Israel! Last week, the U.S. Department of Energy announced that it will award $900,000 to Motorola Israel and SmartSynch for a joint project to develop an energy grid management system. The Department of Energy should not be rewarding Motorola Israel with this contract; instead it should be sanctioning […]

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  • Attention Christmas Shoppers: Top Ten Brands to Boycott

    NEW! Click here to download this as a PDF! While there are many Israeli and multinational companies that benefit from apartheid, we put together this list to highlight ten specific companies to target. Many of these produce goods in such a way that directly harms Palestinians – exploiting labor, developing technology for military operations, or […]

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  • Tainted Cement: BDS Campaign Against CRH Irish Construction Company’s Business Dealings with Israeli Company That Exploits Resources on Occupied Lands

    On 15 November, hundreds gathered in Dublin, Ireland for a demonstration against the CRH Irish construction company. The demonstration was organized by the Irish Palestinian Solidarity Campaign (IPSC). CRH owns 25% of Mashav (“resource” in Hebrew), an Israeli company controlled by the Israeli billionaire Nochi Dankner. CRH purchased Mashav back in 2001, but the demonstrations […]

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  • WEDNESDAY: Tell the Mets to Knock Racism Out of the Park!

    Wednesday protest Tell the Mets & Major League Baseball Not to Support Violent, Racist Israeli Settlers Cancel the Hebron Fund”s dinner at Citi Field WHEN: Wednesday Nov 18, 12:30 – 1:30 PM WHERE: The office of the Commissioner of Major League Baseball 245 Park Avenue (between 46th and 47th Streets, two blocks north of Grand […]

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