• Take Action: Call on SF International LGBT Film Festival to Reject Israeli Sponsorship

    A call from Queers Undermining Israeli Terrorism (QUIT!): PLEASE DISTRIBUTE FAR AND WIDE For the second year in a row, the San Francisco International Lesbian/Gay/Bi/Trans Film Festival has accepted Israeli sponsorship and money.  This is unacceptable to queers who are committed to promoting human rights for all people, not just narrow civil rights for some […]

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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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  • Paul Simon, Don’t Break Cultural Boycott Again!

    The following letter to Paul Simon was written by BOYCOTT! Supporting the Palestinian Call from Within: Dear Paul Simon, We are members of BOYCOTT! Supporting the Palestinian BDS Call from Within.[1] We were dismayed to read that you’re planning to perform in Israel at the end of this year.[2] In 2005, Palestinian civil society initiated […]

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  • Dear Coen Brothers, by Tali Shapiro

    The following piece by Tali Shapiro was published on Pulse Media on May 16, 2011: Dear Coen Brothers, It”s Nothing Personal (It”s all Political) Ethan and Joel Coen recieve the $1M Dan David Prize on May 15th 2011 at Tel Aviv University. ~ Photo by REUTERS/Amir Cohen On May 15th, while thousands of people were getting […]

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  • Tell Bob Dylan: Don’t Play in Occupied Palestine

    USACBI is circulating the following call from activists on Facebook, calling upon Bob Dylan to respect the cultural boycott of Israel. Please participate: Tell Bob Dylan about Occupied Palestine; he is going to play in Tel Aviv on June 20 Facebook group for the campaign: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=191605100881827 Bob Dylan’s Birthday is May 24, 1941. We’re asking […]

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  • Enrique Iglesias, don’t sing for Israeli apartheid!

    The following letter to Enrique Iglesias, urging him to respect the boycott of Israel, was coordinated by the BDS Group Catalonia. USACBI is a signatory and is distributing the letter, in English and Spanish. Also, please see the Facebook page calling upon Iglesias to boycott apartheid Israel. Enrique Iglesias, don”t sing for the Israeli apartheid! […]

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  • Video: How Now BDS? Media, Politics and Queer Activism

    Adalah-NY sponsored this event, featuring Judith Butler, John Greyson and Jasbir Puar, as part of New York City’s Israeli Apartheid Week. This event was held on March 11 at Judson Memorial Church in Manhattan, as part of Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) in NYC. John Greyson, Judith Butler and Jasbir Puar discussed new forms of activism […]

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  • Bay Area community members say “Drown Out Apartheid” at Israeli Philharmonic in San Francisco

    Tour greeted with protests in six of seven U.S. cities FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 27 – Fifty members of the Bay Area human rights community protested the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra”s (IPO) performance at Davies Symphony Hall on Sunday evening, using chants, songs and street theater to highlight the IPO”s role in whitewashing Israel”s apartheid policies […]

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  • British Writers in Support of Palestine: Jerusalem Book Fair & Prize Eminently Boycottable

    BWISP – Jerusalem Book Fair & Prize: Both Eminently Boycottable It was announced yesterday that British novelist Ian McEwan has been awarded the Jerusalem Prize, awarded biennally at the Jerusalem Book Fair, to a writer whose work explores the theme of the “freedom of the individual in society”. The Book Fair is notable for its Fellowship scheme, in […]

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  • AMARC: World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters Joins BDS Movement

    Recently, in La Plata, Argentina, the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC)  joined the BDS movement. See below for the AMARC statement and a solidarity statement from Tadamon! Montreal. AMARC 10 motion to support Palestinian civil society call for BDS (Spanish and French available here) –Whereas Israel’s oppression of the Palestinian people comprises the […]

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