• Palestinian students ask Tiesto to boycott Israel

    Tiesto has been asked by Palestinian students to boycott Israel concert The Palestinian Students Campaign for the Academic Boycott of Israel have asked the international DJ Tiesto to boycott a concert he will hold in Israel. They said that many other internationally renowned musicians and singers,such as Elvis Costello, GilScott-Heron, the Klaxons and Gorillaz, the […]

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  • Evergreen State students overwhelmingly pass divestment votes

    Press release, TESC Divest, 8 June 2010 The following release was issued on 2 June 2010 by TESC Divest: On 2 June 2010, students at The Evergreen State College in Olympia, WA, made history by passing two resolutions supporting human rights, upholding international law, and promoting a just peace in the Palestine/Israel conflict. 1. The […]

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  • Incoming S.U. President calls for Boycott of Israeli Goods, Gay Rights Parade

    Keith O”Brien, the incoming president of UCC”s Student Union, has called for a boycott of Israeli goods in the wake of Israel”s storming of a flotilla last Monday which resulted in the death of 9 people. Mr O”Brien said that “this is Apartheid, this is the crisis of our generation. We are the future voters […]

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  • SJP releases “Facing Apartheid,” personal accounts of Palestinian students

    A project by Students for Justice in Palestine at UC Berkeley, Facing Apartheid is part of an effort to educate the campus community on its connection to and responsibility for illegal military occupation and apartheid policies which directly and systematically impede access to higher education for Palestinian students in the West Bank, Gaza and 1948 […]

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  • Rachel Would be Proud

    We received the following press release from student activists in Washington. They announced that Evergreen State College students overwhelmingly voted to divest from Israel. Rachel Corrie was a senior at the college when the Israeli army took her life with a Caterpillar bulldozer, as she stood in front of a Palestinian home they wanted to […]

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  • The Evergreen State College Passes Divestment Campaign

    The Resolutions Resolution #1: We, the student body of The Evergreen State College, call on The Evergreen State College Foundation to instate a socially responsible investment policy. To this end, we ask them to divest from companies that profit from Israel”s occupation of Palestine. As members of the Evergreen community, we stand with conscientious Palestinians, […]

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  • BDS at UC Berkeley: The Campaign, The Vote, and The Veto by Youmna Derby and Dina Omar*

    “Education either functions as an instrument which is used to facilitate integration of the younger generation into the logic of the present system and bring about conformity or it becomes the practice of freedom, the means by which men and women deal critically and creatively with reality and discover how to participate in the transformation […]

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  • Protesters Condemn Israeli “Ambassador of Apartheid” Michael Oren

    Activists Protest Brandeis Commencement, Jerusalem Day Event at BPL By: Boston BDS Activists Press Contact: Heike Schotten, bdsbostonma[at]gmail.com Waltham, MA, May 25, 2010 – Boston area activists voiced their opposition to Brandeis University”s honoring of Israeli-U.S. Ambassador Michael Oren as this year”s commencement speaker. Standing in solidarity with the more than 150 Brandeis students who […]

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  • Regents Position on Divestment Off The Mark – Rick Streling

    Published in The Daily Californian, May 17, 2010 Editor”s Note: The following is a response to a letter sent out by UC President Mark Yudof, and the Chair and Vice Chair of the UC Regents stating University policy on divestment. Thank you for your letter regarding the debate about divestment from two corporations which supplied […]

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  • Open Letter to Akiva Tor from an Educated Palestinian American – Dina Omar

    Published as a response to Akiva Tor”s article in ZEEK, May 20, 2010 Dear Consul General Tor: Your response to Moshe Yaroni”s essay about the Berkeley divestment discussion is manipulative and threatening. It repeats many distortions that have been thoroughly refuted by Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) at UC Berkeley. Worst of all, however, […]

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