• Darnell Moore: On charges of anti-Semitism and Palestinian solidarity activism

    The following piece was published first on Mondoweiss: I am deeply indebted to my friend, Beryl Satter, for taking the time to compose a response to my letter to Judith Butler. Dialogue is necessary. And debate, even the type that might easily move some toward outrage, does not require insufferable contempt. Given that, I would like to respond […]

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  • USACBI welcomes Fred Moten to its Organizing Collective

    The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel is delighted to welcome Fred Moten, Helen L. Bevington Professor of Modern Poetry at Duke University and leading scholar, to its Organizing Committee. Fred Moten was born in Las Vegas, Nevada and educated at Harvard and the University of California, Berkeley.  He is author of In the […]

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  • USACBI issues letter to university presidents after Israel tour

    Prominent scholars and human rights activists issued an open letter (download PDF) to university presidents who participated in a recent tour (July 1-9, 2012) of Israel designed to bolster cooperation between US and Israeli universities sponsored by the American Jewish Committee, calling upon the university officials to “not…pursue institutional relationships between your universities and Israeli […]

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  • Palestinian civil society welcomes Presbyterian Church (USA) Israel boycott resolution

    “There comes a time when silence becomes betrayal.” –Rev Dr. Martin Luther King Occupied Palestine, 7 July 2012 – The Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC), the broadest coalition of Palestinian political parties, trade unions, NGOs and networks, warmly welcomes the Presbyterian Church (USA)”s resolute vote to boycott all products from Israeli colonial settlements in […]

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  • Asian American community organizations to CAAM: Support BDS, don’t partner with Israel

    The following letter, by Asian American individuals and organizations, was written to the Center for Asian American Media to protest the Center’s sponsorship of the Israel China Film Festival, an event sponsored by the Israeli Consulate in San Francisco. This letter joined the call from USACBI and a number of other organizations. Individual signatures to […]

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  • USACBI to CAAM: End sponsorship of Israel-China film festival

    The following letter was sent to Stephen Gong, the Executive Director of the Center for Asian American Media, to protest the Israel-China Film Festival, on June 26-28 at the San Francisco Public Library, a partnership with the Israeli Consulate. This letter was initiated by USACBI and endorsed by numerous organizations and individuals, listed below. Click […]

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  • Twitter Alert: Tell the Harlem Globetrotters to cancel their trip to Israel

    *please circulate widely* Will you tell the Harlem Globetrotters to cancel their trip to Israel? http://wp.me/p1SPK5-2qQ We are asking BDS supporters to get the word out and tell the Harlem Globetrotters to cancel their May 1 & 3 games in Israel! See the letter urging them to respect Palestinian rights and not cross the international […]

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  • UMass Boston Student Senate Calls for Divestment from Boeing

    UMASS BOSTON STUDENT SENATE PASSES RESOLUTION CALLING FOR DIVESTMENT FROM BOEING CITING BOEING”S INVOLVEMENT IN ISRAEL”S OPERATION CAST LEAD, STUDENT-LED COALITION  DEMANDS DIVESTMENT FROM BOEING AND OTHER COMPANIES PROFITING FROM WAR CRIMES & HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS University of Massachusetts Boston, MA, April 18th, 2012 – The UMass Boston Undergraduate Student Government unanimously passed a bill demanding that the […]

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  • Bill Fletcher: Why Boycotts, Divestment and Sanctions Should Be Used to Target Israeli Apartheid

    Why Boycotts, Divestment and Sanctions Should Be Used to Target Israeli Apartheid By Bill Fletcher, Jr., AlterNet Posted on April 8, 2012, Printed on April 8, 2012 http://www.alternet.org/story/154908/why_boycotts%2C_divestment_and_sanctions_should_be_used_to_target_israeli_apartheid   I read with great interest Peter Beinart”s recent New York Times op-ed “To Save Israel, Boycott the Settlements.”  His thesis is straightforward: Beinart believes Israel is a […]

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  • National M.E.Ch.A. Endorses Palestinian Boycott Call Against Israel

    Latin@ Groups Across US Take Historic Stand at 19th Annual Conference; Decision Announced on National César Chávez Day At the 18th annual national conference of M.E.Ch.A. (Moví­mí­ento Estudí­antí­l Chí­can@ de Aztlán), the largest association of Latin@ youth in the US, chapter leaders voted by a landslide decision to endorse the global call for Boycott, Divestment, […]

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