• The Evergreen State College to Vote on Divesting from Apartheid Israel

    Divest @ TESC Kick-Off Tuesday, May 18th 6:30pm Lecture Hall 3 Your vote matters! For the first time our student ballot includes resolutions of international importance. We are calling on Evergreen to adopt a socially responsible investment policy and refuse to do business with Caterpillar – a company that is implicated in grievous human rights […]

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  • Student council calls on peers to support goods boycott

    Nablus – Ma’an – University student councils offered their full support for the Palestinian Authority boycott of settlement goods on Wednesday, vowing to ensure students implement the embargo. Head of the An-Najah University student senate Makram Daraghmeh said all Palestinian universities would organize events and activties in the coming days, aimed at encouraging students to […]

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  • Students Boycott Apartheid delegation to Palestine 2010

    Apply by May 28, 2010! In the summer of 2010, Students Boycott Apartheid (SBA) will run its second delegation to Palestine of university students, faculty, and staff who are committed to supporting the Palestinian civil society call for boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) against Israeli apartheid. We have been inspired by the growth of powerful […]

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  • AUB Students Protest Zionist Companies at Career Fair on Campus

    Here are the flyers they handed out: Here is one student’s account of the campus response to their protest: I am writing this email in protest of your actions today at the AUB career fair. Several friends and I decided to hand out flyers protesting three companies; Nestle, Veolia and L’Oreal. Many of the students […]

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  • The Universoty of California’s Policy Makes No Sense – Jewish Voice for Peace

    Published by Jewish Voice for Peace, May 11, 2010 Jewish Voice for Peace is puzzled by University of California President Mark Yudof”s statement on the recent divestment efforts at UC Berkeley and UC San Diego. President Yudof has either not read the text of the bills or is choosing to misinterpret them, as neither bill […]

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  • MSU: A Call to Boycott, Divest and Sanction

    By Aminah Galal on May. 10, 2010 Every May, the Muslim Student Union (MSU), with the support of many progressive and diverse student organizations, presents a week-long series of events dedicated to sharing the story of a people subjected to 62 years of statelessness and oppression. Because the mainstream media rarely portrays the plight of […]

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  • University of California execs say they’ll only divest from occupation if US gov’t finds genocide

    by Jeff Blankfort and Phil Weiss on May 11, 2010 Yesterday Weiss wrote that Elena Kagan’s nomination calls on American Jews to recognize our prominence in the elite of American society. Here’s some more evidence. According to wikipedia, Marc Yudof, an educator who is president of the University of California, is Jewish and has sterling […]

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  • The Yudof Doctrine: No divestment from Israel until genocide

    “The U.S. has not made any declaration regarding the State of Israel and, therefore, we will not bring a recommendation before the Board to divest from companies doing business with the State of Israel.” – UC President Mark Yudof, UC Regents Chairman Russell Gould, and UC Regents Vice Chair Sherry Lansing UC President Mark Yudof […]

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  • Open Letter to UC President – Mohammad Talaat

    Received May 11, 2010 Dear UC President Yudof, I received your enclosed message and statement, “UC Statement on Divestment,” and was saddened and disappointed. Not because I disagree with your position and the UC Board of Regents” – that”s human – rather because of the thin rationale and less-than-honest language it employs. Let me elaborate. […]

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  • Activist groups: No funds for Israel

    By Andrew Beale | DAILY LOBO A group of students at UNM is following the University of California Berkeley”s trend by starting a “Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions” campaign against Israel. This means the removal of school funds from groups that make a profit in Israel, said Nada Noor, a spokeswoman for UNM”s Coalition for Peace […]

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