• 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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  • “Boycotts work”: An interview with Omar Barghouti

    Ali Mustafa, The Electronic Intifada, 1 June 2009 Omar Barghouti is an independent Palestinian researcher, commentator and human rights activist and a leader of the Palestinian campaign of boycott, divestment and sanctions to force Israel to uphold international law and universal human rights. Barghouti discussed the growing worldwide campaign with The Electronic Intifada contributor Ali […]

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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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  • PACBI: Open Letter to Leonard Cohen

    Healing Israeli Apartheid, not its Victims? PACBI — Ramallah, Occupied Palestine, 16 May 2009 Last month, prominent academics from the British Committee for Universities of Palestine, BRICUP [1], urged you not to perform in Israel, arguing: “If you had just emerged from three weeks of unfettered bombing from land, sea and air, with no place […]

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  • Boycott of Israeli goods underway as occupying administration bans Palestinian dairy products

    Jerusalem / PNN – In the wake of a decision by the occupying Israeli administration to prevent all Palestinian dairy products from reaching Jerusalem shops, a boycott is underway. Using a frequent tool of the nonviolent Palestinian resistance, Khaled Mansour is coordinating a grassroots campaign to boycott Israeli goods. Operating under the umbrella of the […]

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  • Boycott of Israeli goods in Hebron to ensure that “occupation does not return a profit”

    Hebron / PNN – The southern West Bank city of Hebron and its entire governorate is being targeted with the ferocity currently directed at East Jerusalem. A few hundred ultra-extremist settlers are rapidly overtaking more Palestinian land, a process that has been slowly underway for years. Along with southern Nablus, the Hebron area houses some […]

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  • Putting words of support into boycott action

    Adri Nieuwhof and Omar Barghouti, The Electronic Intifada, 5 May 2009 The tramway under construction in Jerusalem, February 2008. (Anne Paq/ActiveStills) The Derail Veolia and Alstom Campaign, operating in full coordination with the leadership of the Palestinian Boycott Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC), is in full swing. After Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad criticized Israel […]

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  • Palestinian workers and activists call on trade unions around the globe to increase solidarity

    Release the Palestinian Activists Arrested in al-Ma”sara! After arrests and injuries on Workers Day, On May 1, people from the village of al-Ma”sara and the neighbouring villages in Bethlehem area commemorated Workers Day with a march in protest against the Apartheid Wall. The Wall continues to encroach on their land and isolates their villages. The […]

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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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