• Detentions Leave Palestinian Students in Limbo

    November 8, 2009 By Matthew Kalman Birzeit, West Bank Ashraf Abuiram should have graduated from college long ago, but his life took an unexpected turn. In late 2005, when he was a second-year student pursuing a degree in sociology at Birzeit University, 20 jeeps carrying 100 Israeli soldiers showed up at his home in the […]

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  • Open Letter to the International Geographical Union: Enforcing Geographies of Justice

    PACBI | 29 October 2009 The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) is deeply disturbed by the decision of the International Geographical Union (IGU) to hold its regional conference in Israel next July. We urge the IGU to relocate this conference to another venue in the region, and appeal to […]

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  • High Court accepts IDF criteria for Palestinian study in Israel

    May 25, 2009 21:47 | Updated May 25, 2009 21:53 By DAN IZENBERG Despite strong objections from the Committee of University Heads, individual academics and the human rights organization Gisha, the High Court of Justice on Monday accepted the army’s non-security related criteria for granting Palestinian post-graduate students permits to enter Israel to study at […]

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  • The Carmel Academic Center in Haifa Closes Academic Track As Too Many Palestinian Students Registered

    The Carmel Academic Center in Haifa shut down the concentration in accounting within its Department of Business Administration because a majority of the students applying were Palestinian citizens of Israel. This was revealed in a news item reported on Israeli news Channel 10 on 24 May (in Hebrew only). According to this report, just over […]

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  • Study In Israel Billboards Modified by Guerrilla Advertisers

    10 bus shelter billboards advertising the University of California”s “Study in Israel” campaign were remade into “Boycott Israel” ads and placed around Berkeley and San Francisco in May. Under the headline, “Boycott Israel? We boycott Israel because…”, one of the modified posters depicts students saying, “I believe in speaking out against racism. Israel”s entrenched system […]

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  • Palestinian Students in Gaza Launch Campaign for the Academic Boycott of Israel

    A Call from Palestine: Palestinian Students” Campaign for the Academic Boycott of Israel (PSCABI) PSCABI-Gaza, Occupied Palestine 29 May, 2009 “Gaza today has become the test of our indispensable morality and common humanity.” Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) National Committee, 27 December 2008 Statement The Palestinian Students” Campaign for the Academic Boycott of Israel (PSCABI) […]

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  • Petition seeks expulsion of Palestinian activist from Israeli university

    Press release, PACBI, 4 May 2009 The impressive growth of the Palestinian civil society campaign for boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) against Israel, particularly after its criminal war of aggression on the occupied Gaza Strip, is testimony to the morality and consistency of ordinary citizens and civil society organizations around the world concerned about restoring […]

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  • Palestinian students push BDS in universities and cities

    Latest news , Palestinian Grassroots Anti-Apartheid Wall Campaign, 8 March 2009 IAW events for the past several days in the West Bank focused on strengthening the internal BDS movement and promoting Palestinian products. Considerable progress was made from March 4 í‚– 5 in moving the boycott forward in Palestinian universities. Students are not only working […]

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  • “Israeli Apartheid Week” Taking Place in Universities and Refugee Camps Across the Occupied West Bank

    Posted by RORCoalition on Tue, 03/03/2009 – 10:42 March 2nd – March 8th 2009 Jerusalem, Ramallah, Bethlehem, Hebron, Jenin, Jericho, Nablus, Qalqilya, Tulkarem, Tubas For a detailed list of events, please see: http://apartheidweek.org BDS National Committee (BNC), Occupied Palestine, 26 February 2009 – The fifth international Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) – occurring in over 40 […]

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  • Movement to Boycott, Sanctions and Divestment From Israel

    This week on Voices of the Middle East and North Africa 2/25/09 Guests: Professor Lisa Taraki, associate professor of Sociology at Birzeit university in Ramallah Dr John Chalcraft, lecturer in the History and Politics of Empire AT THE London School of Economics. A conversation Torange Yeghiazarian, Artistic Director of Golden Thread production. GTP is presenting […]

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