• TIAA-CREF: Divest from Injustice

    Occupied Palestine, October 4th 2010 – The Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC), on behalf of its constituent organizations and unions representing the majority of Palestinian civil society, calls upon the US non-profit pension fund TIAA-CREF to live up to its motto of providing “Financial Services for the Greater Good” by divesting its […]

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  • BDS Goes South

    PACBI | 29 September 2010 In a landmark event held in New Delhi on 22-23 September 2010, the conference “A Just Peace for Palestine” ended with a clear call for BDS as a strategy for realizing justice for Palestinians. The conference was co-organized by the Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC), the Committee for Solidarity with […]

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  • Gaza Academics and Students: U. of Johannesburg’s Decision to Condition Ties with Ben Gurion University, a Step in the Right Direction

    Besieged Gaza, University Teachers” Association Palestinian Students Campaign for the Academic Boycott of Israel 30.September.2010 Gaza Academics and Students: U. of Johannesburg”s Decision to Condition Ties with Ben Gurion University, a Step in the Right Direction University Teachers” Association in Palestine and Palestinian Students” Campaign for the Academic Boycott of Israel welcome the decision taken […]

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  • South Africa Champions the Academic Boycott of Israel

    PACBI | 30 September 2010 We can easily be enticed to read reconciliation and fairness as meaning parity between justice and injustice. Having achieved our own freedom, we can fall into the trap of washing our hands of difficulties that others face. Yet we would be less than human if we did so. It behooves […]

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  • SA university must reconsider Israel ties – Haidar Eid

    As a graduate of the University of Johannesburg and a resident of Gaza, I find it distressing that the university has signed an agreement with Israel’s Ben Gurion University despite the policy of ethnic cleansing and the latest war crimes committed against the people of Gaza by the nation’s government. Israeli academic institutions are known […]

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  • SCORPIONS: “Wind of Change” for Justice or Apartheid?

    An Open Letter from PACBI Dear Scorpions, Occupied Ramallah, 28 September 2010 — The Palestinian Campaign for Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) has learned from various sources that you are scheduled to perform in Tel Aviv on October 4, 2010. Your performance in Israel was only recently announced on your official tour website. […]

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  • BNC Event: “South African anti-apartheid strategy and BDS, then and now”

    The Palestinian Boycott Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC) cordially invites you to a public presentation entitled(?????? ??????? ?? ??????) “South African anti-apartheid strategy and BDS, then and now” by Professor Patrick Bond Political economist and professor at the University of KwaZulu-Natal School of Development Studies in South Africa. Professor Bond authored/edited more than a […]

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  • BNC welcomes cancellation of visit by settlement mayors to Netherlands

    Occupied Palestine, 23 September 2010 – The Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC), on behalf of its constituent organizations and unions representing the majority of Palestinian civil society, warmly salutes the decision taken by the Association of Netherlands Municipalities (VNG), in consultation with the Dutch Foreign Ministry, to cancel a visit by Israeli […]

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  • Open letter to OECD regarding decision to host tourism conference in Jerusalem

    18 September 2010 Your Excellency Angel Gurrí­a SecretaryGeneral of OECD Cc:OECD Member States The Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC), a broad coalition of the largest civil society political parties, mass organizations, networks,and trade unions, strongly condemns the decision by OECD to hold its annual Tourism Committee Conference in October in Jerusalem-the first […]

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  • Letter from Gaza Academics and Students: Eight American Universities Normalize Occupation, Colonization and Apartheid!

    Besieged Gaza, 24.September.2010 At a time when the Israeli ongoing crimes against us the Palestinians are at their most visible, their most documented and their most condemned by civil society around the world, we were shocked to learn of the plans by the Universities of Harvard, Columbia, Michigan, Maryland, Florida, Washington, Miami and New Jersey […]

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