• Educators can’t stay silent about Israeli apartheid

    The Electronic Intifada published the following op-ed, written by USACBI Delegation – and Advisory Board – members J. Kehaluani Kauanui, Robin D. G. Kelley, Bill V. Mullen, Nikhil Pal Singh and Neferti Tadiar, on February 13, 2012. We encourage you to distribute it widely. EI link: http://electronicintifada.net/content/educators-cant-stay-silent-about-israeli-apartheid/10928 Today the systematic dispossession of the Palestinian people continues […]

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  • Adalah-NY plans protest of Batsheva Dance Company

    Protest Batsheva Dance Company’s 2012 performances at the Brooklyn Academy of Music Wednesday, March 7, 2012 – 6:45pm – 7:45pm Save the Date! Join Adalah-NY to protest a performance by Batsheva, “Israel”s leading cultural ambassador”. In an exchange of letters with Adalah-NY, Batsheva’s host, the Brooklyn Academy of Music, tried the excuse that Batsheva’s performance won’t “further a political agenda”, but there’s no denying it’s […]

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  • Occupy Oakland overwhelmingly endorses BDS

    On February 1, 2012, Occupy Oakland, in a major step forward for the US occupy movement’s recognition of BDS and Palestinian rights, endorsed the BDS campaign with a 135-1 vote. See the video below: For more coverage of the Occupy Oakland vote, please seeAllison Deger’s piece at Mondoweiss or Nora Barrows-Friedman’s article at the Electronic […]

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  • Israeli Apartheid Week 2012 video launched

    As BDS organizers around the world prepare for Israeli Apartheid Week 2012, a new video was launched, highlighting preparations for the upcoming week of activities and events.

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  • Omar Barghouti video presentation to PennBDS

    Omar Barghouti, of the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI), presented via video to the PennBDS conference taking place at the University of Pennsylvania on February 3-5, 2012. “We–the global 99%–shall overcome!” Omar Barghouti’s Salute to UPenn BDS Conf., Feb. 2012 from Omar Barghouti on Vimeo.

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  • US Scholars’ Delegation Calls for Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel

    Five faculty from U.S. universities who recently completed a week-long visit to Occupied Palestine and Israel are calling on academic colleagues everywhere to support the United States Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (USACBI). The professors, J. KÄ“haulani Kauanui, Wesleyan University; Robin D. G. Kelley, University of California Los Angeles; Bill V. […]

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  • Distinguished scholars return from USACBI delegation – Radio interviews with Robin Kelley, Nikhil Singh, Bill Mullen, J. Kehaulani Kauanui, Neferti Tadiar

    The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel recently organized a delegation of five scholar/activists to Palestine; the scholars who participated were Robin D. G. Kelley, J. Kehaulani Kauanui, Neferti Tadiar, Nikhil Pal Singh and Eyewitness to Israel’s Ethnic Cleansing If you have any questions or would like to contact delegation members […]

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  • Neferti Tadiar on USACBI Delegation: Why the Question of Palestine is a Feminist Concern

    Neferti X. M. Tadiar, Professor and Chair of Women”s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Barnard College, is one of the scholars – alongside

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  • Bill Mullen on USACBI delegation: Eyewitness to Israel’s ethnic cleansing

    Purdue University professor Bill Mullen traveled to Palestine with a delegation of academics organized by the US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel to find out about the obstacles facing Palestinian students and educators. Published first at Socialist Worker. AT 4:45 a.m. on the morning of August 2, 2009, the family of Miraym Al-Ghawi […]

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  • Walking through Shatila – Malini Johar Schueller

    Malini Johar Schueller, Professor of English at the University of Florida, published the following piece at Counterpunch, calling for academic boycott and discussing the Palestinian right of return following her experience on a delegation to Shatila refugee camp. Far from the opulent Golden Tulip hotel where I was staying in Beirut and a world away […]

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