• Support Hampshire College SJP

    PULSE Ever since it announced to widespread applause its decision to divest from the Israeli occupation, Hampshire College administration is being hammered by the Israel lobby”s flak machine led by Zionist fanatic Alan Dershowitz (best known for his academic malpractices) who is threatening the institution with withdrawal of funding, unless, Inside Higher Ed reports, “Hampshire […]

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  • Students angered by Gaza revive sit-ins

    * Alexandra Topping * The Guardian, Saturday 14 February 2009 A new wave of student activism sparked by events in Gaza has seen dozens of university buildings occupied in Britain, with some of the UK’s top educational establishments agreeing to set up scholarships for Palestinians or disinvest in arms companies linked to Israel. Though the […]

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  • A Campus Sit-in against Israeli Occupation

    by Ron Jacobs / February 13th, 2009 On Friday, February 6, the University of Rochester-SDS (UR-SDS) organized an occupation of Goergen Hall at the University of Rochester for peace and solidarity with the Palestinians. The action was partially inspired by the wave of occupations across the UK in support of Palestine the past few weeks. […]

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  • University of Manchester Students Union Boycotts Israel

    On Wednesday 11th Feb the University of Manchester Students Union passed a motion in support of the people of Gaza, which includes a resolve to boycott Israel, in an emergency general meeting [1]. The meeting, which was attended by over 1000 students, was called in response to the crisis in Gaza. It follows a week […]

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  • Australian University students support BDS campaign

    University of Western Sydney’s Student Association (UWSSA) | Australian BDS Campaign for Palestine | February 7, 2009 The University of Western Sydney’s Student Association (UWSSA) has decided to formally affiliate to the “Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel”. The call to boycott which was sent by “Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of […]

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  • Apartheid Week Organizing

    Hi Uscom4acbi, I wanted to figure out a bit how we might be able to coordinate…I am a part of the organizing committee for Israeli Apartheid Week in New York. This year is the 5th international IAW. IAW started in Toronto in 2005 after the unified Palestinian BDs call came out, and has been growing […]

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  • Students are revolting: The spirit of ’68 is reawakening

    Campus sit-ins began as a response to the Gaza attacks, but unrest is already spilling over to other issues. Emily Dugan reports Sunday, 8 February 2009 They are the iPod generation of students: politically apathetic, absorbed by selfish consumerism, dedicated to a few years of hedonism before they land a lucrative job in the City. […]

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  • Students begin the 23rd university occupation in Britain in the past 3 weeks

    First Press Release At 2pm this afternoon over 50 students at the University of Glasgow went into occupation to protest against the current siege of Gaza, in solidarity with the Palestinians, and against the involvement of arms manufacturers at our university. After weeks of campaigning, we presented the Principal with a set of demands (following […]

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  • Rochester’s show of solidarity with Gaza

    Kyle Brown reports from a campus occupation at the University of Rochester. February 9, 2009 STUDENTS AT the University of Rochester (UR) and their supporters from the community occupied a campus building February 6 in solidarity with the victims of Israel’s siege of Gaza–and in a matter of half a day declared victory after winning […]

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  • University agrees to cancel Israeli water contract after sit-in

    Published Date: 06 February 2009 By CRAIG BROWN A STUDENT sit-in at a Scottish university ended peacefully last night, after the university authorities agreed to cancel their contract with an Israeli water company. The 40 students, led by the Scottish Palestine Solidarity Campaign, occupied the foyer of Strathclyde University’s McCance building, to demand that it […]

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