• Belgian students vote in favor of Israel boycott

    The JTA  reported on June 1 that a Belgian student association voted in favor of an academic boycott of Israel. In a vote last month, the general council of the Federation of French-speaking Students in Belgium, or FEF, adopted a motion calling for “a freezing of relations with Israeli universities,” the Belgian newspaper Le Soir reported Wednesday. […]

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  • BDS Victory: Earlham College Stops Selling Sabra

    In Response to Student and Faculty Concerns, Earlham College”s Dining Services Decides to Stop Selling Sabra Products  From BDS Earlham: On the 5th of September, Earlham College”s dining service agreed to have Sabra Hummus removed from the coffee shop after being informed of the involvement in Israeli human rights violations in Palestine by Strauss Group Ltd., of […]

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  • Boycott, Divest and Sanction at the University of Michigan

    The following article was published in the “Michigan Daily” on April 5, 2012: Boycott, Divest and Sanction by Ahmed Hasan MICHIGAN DAILY (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor campus) As we write this piece, more than 5,300 Palestinians are imprisoned in Israeli jails. Zero Israelis are imprisoned in Palestinian jails. A total of 24,813 Palestinian homes have […]

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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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  • “Sí­, se puede!” : Palestinian civil society salutes US Chicano/Latin@ youth for their principled stand in support of BDS

    The Boycott National Committee issued the following statement saluting MEChA for their resolution in support of BDS:  Occupied Palestine, 29 March 2012 – The Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC), the broadest coalition of Palestinian political parties, trade unions, NGOs and networks, warmly salutes the National Moví­mí­ento Estudí­antí­l Chí­can@ de Aztlán (M.E.Ch.A), the […]

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  • USACBI congratulates Carleton students on divestment vote victory

    USACBI, the US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel, sends hearty congratulations to the graduate students at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada, for their March 21 and 22 landmark vote to divest from the Israeli occupation of Palestine.  We also congratulate SAIA (Students Against Israeli Apartheid) for their ongoing work to build a campus divestment movement at […]

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  • Sign on: Scholars in Solidarity with Khader Adnan

     The following statement will be distributed to the International Committee of the Red Cross, Israeli officials, and the US State Department urging immediate action for the freedom of Khader Adnan. Please sign on below or email khaderadnan@usacbi.org: We, the undersigned, write as concerned scholars and academics to demand the immediate release of Palestinian baker and […]

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  • PACBI: The Academic Boycott on Campus: Breaking New Ground, Gaining Momentum

     The following statement was issued by the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) on February 3, 2012: In an open letter dated October 21, 2011 [1], Palestinian students wrote to their counterparts across the world, “we hope you put BDS at the forefront of your campaigns and join together for […]

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  • Israeli Apartheid Week 2012 video launched

    As BDS organizers around the world prepare for Israeli Apartheid Week 2012, a new video was launched, highlighting preparations for the upcoming week of activities and events.

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  • Omar Barghouti video presentation to PennBDS

    Omar Barghouti, of the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI), presented via video to the PennBDS conference taking place at the University of Pennsylvania on February 3-5, 2012. “We–the global 99%–shall overcome!” Omar Barghouti’s Salute to UPenn BDS Conf., Feb. 2012 from Omar Barghouti on Vimeo.

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