• Palestinian Civil Society Calls on Arab States to Boycott Veolia and Alstom

    Jerusalem Press Conference: Time: Monday, 16 November 2009, 10:00 am Place: Mount Scopus Hotel in Jerusalem The Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC)* invites you to a press conference calling for on all Arab governments to exclude the French companies, Veolia and Alstom, from all public contracts, due to their complicity in the […]

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  • Palestinian Students Open Letter to the Board of Governors of Trondheim University

    We are Arab students at the Israeli universities writing to you in support of the proposed academic boycott of Israeli academic institutions. We believe that the boycott is timely and hopefully will help in upholding moral values of fairness, justice and equality which have been sorely missed in our region. While the reason for the […]

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  • Israel targeting the boycott movement

    Mya Guarnieri, The Electronic Intifada, 9 November 2009 For nearly six weeks now Mohammed Othman, a prominent Palestinian activist and an outspoken advocate of the nonviolent boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement, has been held in an Israeli military prison without charges. On 22 September 2009 Othman, 34, was detained at the Allenby Crossing as […]

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  • Open Letter to the Board of Governors of Trondheim University: Boycott the Israeli Academy Now!

    Occupied Ramallah 3 November 2009 The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) applauds faculty members at the University of Trondheim and University College of Sí¸r-Trí¸ndelag in Norway for their principled support for the cause of justice in Palestine by proposing a motion to boycott Israeli universities. This is a historic […]

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  • Ma’an Development Center Launches Booklet on Palestinian BDS Campaign

    The Ma’an Development Center has launched a report on the Palestinian BDS campaign under the title Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions: Lesson learned in effective solidarity CONTENTS WHY BOYCOTT, DIVESTMENT, SANCTIONS? THE LESSONS OF BOYCOTT 1. Boycott takes time 1.2 The challenge of normalization 2. Boycott as a grassroots movement 3. Clear goals based on justice […]

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  • Conference Declaration: United in Struggle against Israeli Colonialism, Occupation and Racism

    United in Struggle against Israeli Colonialism, Occupation and Racism 24-25 October, 2009 Bethlehem, Palestine Seminar Declaration Towards the unity of all forces in struggle for boycott, divestment and sanctions for Palestine Between the 24th and the 25th of October, 2009, the Occupied Palestine and Golan Heights Advocacy Initiative (OPGAI), together with the Alternative Information Center […]

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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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  • Palestinian village calls for Swedish divestment from occupation

    Open letter, Popular Committee Against the Wall and Settlements – Bilin Village, 14 September 2009 The following open letter was issued by the Popular Committee Against the Wall and Settlements – Bilin Village (occupied West Bank) on 10 September 2009: Dear Friends in Sweden, We have learned with dismay that Sweden, a great supporter of […]

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  • APPEAL TO CATALONIAN CIVIL SOCIETY AND INSTITUTIONS: Do not invite Israeli cultural ambassadors to the Catalonian Diada!

    The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) [1] salutes Catalonian citizens, Government and Parliament on the eve of Diada, the September 11th Catalonian National day. While you remember the bravery of the citizens of Catalonia and Aragon in resisting the absolutist Bourbon monarchy and commemorate the 1714 siege of Barcelona, […]

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  • Economic retaliation”¨ against Tel Aviv

    This month the UN will publish the findings of its inquiry into Israel”s possible war crimes in Gaza in 2008-9. These are unlikely to lead to legal proceedings, so there are calls for boycott, divestment and sanctions to force Israel tocomply with international law by Willy Jackson, Le Monde diplomatique. The boycott, divestment and sanctions […]

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