• Angela Davis supports South African students’ BDS campaign

    Professor Angela Davis’ statement to South African students: “The Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions campaign that seeks to expose and isolate Israeli apartheid has garnered support all over the world.  Given the role that international boycott strategies played in the defeat of South African apartheid, it is fitting that decisive leadership to the international community has […]

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  • South Africa: Israeli delegation’s airport arrival disrupted

    Report by BDS Working Group (SA) Johannesburg”s international airport was put on red alert after its National Key Point status was activated this morning due to the expected arrival of a delegation from Israel. Plans of the delegation”s local host, the South African Union of Jewish Students, to welcome their Israeli “Hasbara” delegation were thwarted, […]

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  • Earlham College students launch divestment campaign

    The following call for BDS at Earlham was circulated by Earlham Alumni Against Apartheid: At Earlham College, a group students supported by alumni are calling on their college to join the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement against Israeli apartheid.  BDS Earlham and Earlham Alumni Against Apartheid are asking you to join their campaign by signing their […]

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  • 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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  • 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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