• Gaza deaths protest comes under heavy live fire from Israeli snipers

    15 September 2010 | ISM Gaza Over 100 rounds of live ammunition were fired at peaceful protesters in a Tuesday demonstration in the Gaza strip. The protest at the Erez border area near Beit Hanoun yesterday included Palestinian activists from the Local Initiative group, local residents and 4 members of the International Solidarity Movement who […]

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  • An Open Letter from Besieged Gaza to Pete Seeger: Don’t Legitimize Apartheid

    Besieged Gaza, 15 September, 2010 Dear Mr. Seeger, We, the isolated and evidently still forgotten Palestinians from the Gaza Bantustan, are astonished and upset to learn that someone who in the past has shown solidarity with our millions who lost their houses to Israeli ethnic cleansing, now plans to join an initiative from a group […]

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  • Unions launch international anti-settlement campaign

    SALFIT (Ma”an) – The General Federation of Trade Unions in Palestine announced Thursday the launch of an international campaign to support the decision to boycott the goods of Israeli settlements in global markets. The campaign is in coordination and cooperation with various trade unions and international trade union organizations in solidarity with the Palestinians, as […]

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  • A conference in the service of colonialism and de-development: the case of the Rehovot conference on “˜inclusive and sustainable development’

    PACBI | 13 September 2010 Occupied Ramallah – September 13, 2010 The Weitz Centre for Development Studies, which was founded by the Jewish Agency and enjoys a long-standing relationship with the Centre for International Cooperation of the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MASHAV), is organising an international conference on ‘inclusive and sustainable development” in December […]

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  • The Silence of the Israeli Intelligentsia

    Weekend Edition September 10 – 12, 2010 The Military and the Academy By LISA TARAKI The ongoing buzz in the Israeli media around statements issued by artists and academics against lecturing or performing in the colony of Ariel – built on occupied Palestinian land – betrays a stark contradiction in the positions of the Israeli […]

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  • BNC condemns repression of French BDS activists

    BNC condemns repression of French BDS activists Occupied Palestine, 9 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, strongly condemns the decision taken by French authorities to prosecute people of conscience for calling for a boycott […]

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  • Refusing to Normalize a Cruel Occupation: A PACBI Open Letter to American and British Artists Supporting the Cultural Boycott of Israeli Colonies

    PACBI | 9 September 2010 Occupied Ramallah, 9 September 2010 — The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) warmly salutes the tens of American and British theater, film and TV artists for their recently published statement [1] supporting the spreading cultural boycott of Ariel and the rest of Israel’s colonial […]

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  • Boycott the 26th Haifa International Film Festival

    Occupied Ramallah, 8 September 2010 The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) urges filmmakers and cultural workers to boycott the 26th Haifa International Film Festival (HIFF) running from September 23 to 30, 2010. PACBI believes that this festival, as with similar cultural initiatives supported by Israeli state institutions, is designed […]

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  • Boycotting Ariel: Missing the Forest for the Trees

    PACBI | September 2010 This piece was published as the PACBI Column in the September 2010 issue of the BRICUP Newsletter. Provoked by the recent announcement of the inauguration of a cultural center in Ariel, the fourth largest Jewish colony in the occupied Palestinian territory, 150 prominent Israeli academics, writers, and cultural figures have declared […]

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  • “Solidarity with the entire Palestinian people”

    Adri Nieuwhof, The Electronic Intifada, 2 September 2010 The BADIL Resource Center for Palestinian Residency and Refugee Rights recently published Rights in Principle — Rights in Practice, which examines a rights-based approach to crafting durable solutions for Palestinian refugees. The Electronic Intifada contributor Adri Nieuwhof interviews BADIL director Ingrid Jaradat Gassner on the organization’s work […]

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