• US activists urge boycott of Israeli companies

    International outrage at the war on Gaza has triggered calls to boycott, divest and sanction Israel. Just this week, student activists at a small US college said they persuaded their university to divest from corporations that support Israeli occupation. A movement like the one that ended South African apartheid may be tough to build in […]

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  • Protestors: Batsheva ‘dancing on Gazans’ graves’

    People arriving at Israeli dancers’ performance in Chicago greeted by dozens of people wearing bandages smeared with fake blood to represent Palestinian casualties in Gaza Ynetnews People arriving at a performance by Israeli dancers’ in Chicago on Sunday were greeted by dozens of people protesting Israel’s actions in Gaza, the Chicago Progressive Examiner reported Thursday. […]

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  • Brussels: Israeli exhibit postponed following Gaza op

    Exhibition on Tel Aviv’s early years scheduled to open at Belgian capital’s center for architecture delayed after local organizers face demands to boycott Israeli culture Eli Senyor An exhibit titled “The White City Tel Aviv”, which was set to open in Brussels next week, has been postponed by the Belgian organizers in response to IDF’s […]

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  • PACBI Salutes the Palestine Forum in Japan

    The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) would like to extend its appreciation and support to the Palestine Forum in Japan for its admirable efforts to stop the world renowned novelist, Haruki Murakami, from attending the Jerusalem International Book Fair and accepting the ‘Jerusalem Prize for the Freedom of the […]

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  • Why Support the U.S. Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel?

    by Adrienne Rich February 3, 2009 Dear All, Last week, with initial hesitation but finally strong conviction, I endorsed the Call for a U.S. Cultural and Academic Boycott of Israel. I’d like to offer my reasons to friends, family and comrades. I have tried in fullest conscience to think this through. My hesitation: I profoundly […]

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  • Open Letter to Haruki Murakami

    To: Mr. Haruki Murakami We ask you to withdraw from the Jerusalem Book Fair and receipt of the “Jerusalem Prize”. We have heard the news that you are going to participate in the 24th Jerusalem International Book Fair from 15th to 20th February, and will be awarded the “Jerusalem Prize”. We are terribly shocked. We […]

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  • No Dancing on Gaza’s Graves – Boycott and Protest Batsheva Dance Company

    WRITTEN BY Michelle J. Kinnucan An Israeli apartheid dance troupe started its North America tour in Houston on Wednesday, January 28, 2009. Between then and March 1, 2009 it will go to fourteen more American and Canadian cities. That troupe, the Batsheva Dance Company, is currently scheduled to perform in Purchase, NY on January 30-31 […]

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  • Boycott Israeli Dance Company on US/Canada Tour

    Saturday, January 24, 2009 By Fayyad Call for Action: Israel”s leading dance company, Batsheva, is touring the US and Canada starting January 28th through March of 2009. As cultural ambassadors and representatives of their country, Batsheva was asked to denounce the racist and brutal policies and crimes of their government against the Palestinian people, and […]

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