• London Sci-Fi festival asked not to celebrate apartheid

    Open letter, PACBI, 29 April 2009 The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) is writing to the organizers of the Sci-Fi-London International Festival of Science Fiction and Fantasy Film to urge you to cancel the special “Focus on: Israel” in your festival in London from 29 April – 4 May. […]

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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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  • Village of Bil’in asks Norway to divest from Leviev’s Africa-Israel

    April 21, 2009 The Council on Ethics Norwegian Government Pension Fund Government of Norway Dear Members of the Council on Ethics, It is with great dismay that we learned that Norway, a strong supporter of human rights and peace in the Middle East, has invested its citizens” pensions in a company, Lev Leviev”s Africa-Israel, that […]

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  • Boycott campaign urges Iran to cut ties with settlement-linked companies

    Date: 21 / 04 / 2009 Time: 14:07 Bethlehem – Ma”an – Palestinian civil society groups called on Tehran to cut ties with two French companies profiting from work in illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday. A day after Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad took center stage as a critic of Israel at […]

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  • BDS: Thinking Outside the PLO Box

    ‘The tragedy of Gaza was not enough to wake the PLO up from its slumber.’ By Samah Sabawi Three months ago, the world stood still for one rare moment of absolute clarity as it grasped the implication of Israel’s imprisonment of a civilian population and its use of aid and medicine as a political bargaining […]

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  • International Appeal in Solidarity with Arab Railway Workers in Israel

    The Appeal Support Arab railway workers in Israel in their struggle to keep their jobs! Call on Israel Railways to revise its new policy requiring army service as an employment condition! This policy is clearly discriminatory: it disqualifies Arab workers because Palestinian Arab citizens of Israel are exempt from service in the Israeli army. The […]

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  • Arab Students Marginalized by Israeli Universities

    by Jonathan Cook Obstacles to Israel’s Arab minority participating in higher education have resulted in a record number of Arab students taking up places at universities in neighboring Jordan, a new report reveals. Figures compiled by Dirasat, a Nazareth-based organization monitoring education issues, show 5,400 Arab students from Israel are at Jordanian universities — half […]

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  • A Harsh Reality for Palestinians

    By AHMAD TIBI Published: April 6, 2009 JERUSALEM – The right-wing coalition of the new Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, does not bode well for Palestinians in Israel. With the appointment of Avigdor Lieberman as foreign minister, the extremists are going after the indigenous population and threatening us with loyalty tests and the possibility of […]

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  • UNESCO should join cultural boycott

    Rahela Mizrahi, The Electronic Intifada, 1 April 2009 When schools under the United Nations flag are targeted, when children are targeted, when a whole population is systematically deprived of food and water, sanitation and electricity, the various UN agencies affected should not be content with protest alone — they should live up to their responsibility […]

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  • Hisham B. Sharabi Memorial Lecture: “Apartheid and Occupation under International Law” with John Dugard

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