• Gaza: Young Palestinians Lead a Global Movement

    The following article, by Joe Catron, was published on PalestineChronicle.com: By Joe Catron On a warm, sunny afternoon, I met Eman Sourani and Rana Baker in an airy outdoor café several blocks from the port of Gaza. Both are members of the Palestinian Students’ Campaign for the Academic Boycott of Israel (PSCABI). Sourani, a 22-year-old […]

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  • UK’s largest academic trade union denounces threats to right to education, distributes PACBI call

    The University and College Union, UCU, is the largest trade union and professional association for academics, lecturers, trainers, researchers and academic-related staff working in further and higher education throughout the UK, passed the following resolution at its Congress on May 29, 2011, drawing attention to threats to the right to education and calling for the […]

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  • McGill and Concordia must boycott Technion

    The following article, by Elliott Frayheyt, was published on Kabobfest on May 20, 2011. In the wake of successful/ongoing divestment campaigns at Hampshire College, UC Berkeley, Carleton University, and the University of Johannesburg, a group of students, faculty and community members in Montreal have started to organize a campaign to sever the links between the Technion-Israel […]

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  • ITT Blog: Bibi and Obama’s Speechifying vs. Global Palestinian Solidarity

    by Miles Kampf-Lassin The following article was published on May 25, 2011 on The ITT Blog. A bizarre spectacle played out on Capitol Hill on Tuesday. Israel”s Prime Minister, Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu, gave anaddress to a joint session which, judging by the non-stop and thunderous ovations, could have easily been mistaken for a campaign rally. […]

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  • ULU: Why We Voted for Boycott

    ULU: Why We Voted for Boycott, published by James Haywood at Just Another Activist The week just gone has been an excellent one for student activism for Palestine in the UK. The NUS executive council finally adopted a policy that clearly defended Palestinian human rights, and pledged to send NUS officers on future flotillas sailing […]

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  • SJP DePaul open letter to university community on Sabra boycott

    Students for Justice in Palestine at DePaul University posted the following open letter to the DePaul University community following the referendum to remove Sabra hummus from the campus dining halls: Dear Members of the DePaul Community: From May 16-20, DePaul University held a historic campus-wide student election. A referendum was placed on the ballot at […]

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  • Ali Abunimah: DePaul students vote by large margin to ban Sabra hummus

    Ali Abunimah of the Electronic Intifada discussed DePaul students’ recent vote to ban Sabra hummus: Students at DePaul University in Chicago voted by a large margin in a referendum asking if they support ending sales of Sabra brand hummus on their campus. Due to a technicality, however, the result will not be binding. A note […]

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  • Europe’s largest student union endorses BDS

    The University of London Union (ULU)  has voted 10-1 to institute and campaign for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) in support of Palestine. The motion called for “thorough research into ULU investments and contracts” with companies guilty of “violating Palestinian human rights” as set out by the Palestinian Boycott National Committee (BNC). Ashok Kumar, Senate member for […]

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  • DePaul students to participate in historic vote on Sabra hummus referendum in election this week

    by Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) DePaul FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Student Government Association at DePaul allows a referendum on Sabra hummus for upcoming election ballot in response to a request from Students for Justice in Palestine. CHICAGO, IL (May 16, 2010)–Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) at DePaul University has been campaigning for […]

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  • Students Against Israeli Apartheid at the University of Toronto and York University Launch Campus Divestment Campaign

    Sign the SAIA Toronto Divestment Petition HERE On Monday March 7, the first night of Israeli Apartheid Week 2011, Students Against Israeli Apartheid, at the University of Toronto and York University officially launched a campaign demanding that their respective universities divest from four companies involved in violations of Palestinian human rights and Israeli Apartheid.  Investments in BAE Systems, Lockheed […]

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