• An open letter from Palestinian students to their peers in Europe

    The following open letter was issued by the Palestinian Students Campaign for the Academic Boycott of Israel (PSCABI) on October 21, 2011: “We Palestinian students of the Gaza Strip wish to send a message to all European student groups in solidarity with the Palestinians to do all they can to increase Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions […]

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  • Lisa Taraki and Mark LeVine: Why Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel?

    This article was first published on Al Jazeera English on August 13, 2011. Why boycott Israel? A founding member of the campaign for the academic and cultural boycott outlines the motivation behind the movement. Author and history professor Mark LeVine speaks with sociologist Lisa Taraki, a co-founder of the Palestinian campaign for the Academic and […]

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  • New PACBI Statement: On BDS Bashers and their Search for Fig Leaves

    The following statement was issued by the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel: In the context of applying the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement”s guidelines for the international academic and cultural boycott of Israel, PACBI sometimes faces scenarios where boycott bashers attempt to redeem their conscience, and with it some […]

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  • Petition from Gaza: Break the Siege; Support Freedom Flotilla II

    Besieged Gaza, Occupied Palestine 28.6.2011 We Palestinians of Gaza want to live at liberty to meet Palestinian friends or family from Tulkarm, Jerusalem or Nazareth; we want to have the right to travel and move freely. We want to live without fear of another bombing campaign that leaves hundreds of our children dead and many […]

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  • BNC: Before and After September – The Struggle for Palestinian Rights Must Intensify

    The following statement was issued by the Palestinian Boycott National Committee (BNC): http://www.bdsmovement.net/2011/before-and-after-september-7154 Occupied Palestine, 1 June 2011 – The Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC) warmly salutes the Nakba commemoration mass Palestinian marches on 15 May which rekindled a unique spirit of resistance, real hope and heroic initiative in the struggle for the […]

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  • PACBI: The Challenge for 2011: Start implementing the academic boycott of Israel

    http://www.pacbi.org/etemplate.php?id=1438 If 2010 witnessed an exceptional growth of the global BDS movement, especially in the cultural and consumer products fields, one of the main challenges facing the movement in 2011 will be to start putting into effect concrete boycott measures against Israeli universities and to further spread the artists” boycott of Israel. With world renowned […]

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  • Survey concerning Haifa University and its treatment of the Palestinian Students: A chronicle of discrimination and racism

    Baladna Association for Arab Youth | August 2010 SUMMARY The reality of Haifa University is significantly remote from that of a campus based on values of academic freedom and action. The fact that in many cases the University acts as the extension of Israeli policy when addressing the Palestinian people as a whole indicates that […]

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  • AN OPEN LETTER TO CHICK COREA: DON’T TURN YOUR BACK ON GAZA

    Besieged Gaza PSCABI 9th August 2010 AN OPEN LETTER TO CHICK COREA: DON”T TURN YOUR BACK ON GAZA Dear Mr. Corea, We are a group of students from Gaza, and our only fault is being Palestinians. For that, Mr. Corea, we are imprisoned with our families and loved ones in what major Human Rights Organizations […]

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  • Words without Borders “dialogue” violates Palestinian boycott call

    Haidar Eid, The Electronic Intifada, 9 August 2010 An initiative recently launched by the prestigious online literature magazine Words without Borders entitled “Cross-Cultural-Dialogues in the Middle East,” rings alarm bells in light of the Palestinian civil society call for boycott divestment and sanctions (BDS) on Israel. The initiators of this series of articles are Azareen […]

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  • Interview: “Israel has turned Gaza into the largest concentration camp in history”

    Sunday, 25 July 2010 Interview with Haidar Eid Founding member of the PCACBI (Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel). ____________________________ The world was appalled by the Israeli massacre at the end of 2008 and the beginning of 2009. But then Gaza disappeared from Western news media. What is the situation today […]

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