• 101 Organizations Thank Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for Slam-Dunking Israeli Apartheid

    USACBI is a signatory of the letter to Kareen Abdul-Jabbar. Follow this link to sign on. MEDIA CONTACT: Anna Baltzer, organizer@endtheoccupation.org, 202-332-0994 The Jerusalem Film Festival foreign office has confirmed that legendary basketball star and actor Kareem Abdul-Jabbar reversed plans to visit Israel due to concerns arising “after the Nakba Day violence.” Abdul-Jabbar was slated […]

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  • Letter to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Thank you

    USACBI is a signatory of this letter below. Follow this link to sign the letter! June 29, 2011 Dear Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, We are writing to commend you for your principled decision not to attend the Jerusalem Film Festival in response to “concern over the Nakba Day violence,” as indicated by the festival”s foreign office. Indeed, […]

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  • Twitter Alert: Tell Jello Biafra to Honor the Boycott!

    After building a career on his opposition to racism and oppression, Jello Biafra has unbelievably decided to violate the Palestinian call for a cultural boycott of Israel by performing with his current band, Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine, in Tel Aviv on July 2. See appeals to Jello from Palestinians, solidarity activists, and his fans. […]

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  • Earlham College students launch divestment campaign

    The following call for BDS at Earlham was circulated by Earlham Alumni Against Apartheid: At Earlham College, a group students supported by alumni are calling on their college to join the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement against Israeli apartheid.  BDS Earlham and Earlham Alumni Against Apartheid are asking you to join their campaign by signing their […]

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  • Open Letter to Napalm Death: Playing Israel is Supporting Apartheid

    USACBI endorses the following effort initiated by the Facebook group Napalm Death: Playing In Israel is Supporting Apartheid: People of conscience across the world are asking the metal band Napalm Death to cancel their June 17, 2011 concert in Tel Aviv, Israel. Only 7 days away, and with limited resources, it is amazing that this […]

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  • Kauanui: Letter to IGLYO: No such thing as neutrality.

    USACBI advisory board member J. Kehaulani Kauanui wrote the following letter to the International Gay and Lesbian Youth Organization Board of Directors, in response to the call from Palestinian Queer organizations, demanding IGLYO cancel its General Assembly in Israel in December 2011 and stop participating in Israel’s pinkwashing campaign. Her letter is based on the letter […]

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  • Sign on: Stop Scabbing for Apartheid – Withdraw From Israel Bonds “Celebration”

    The following call for labor signatures to boycott Israel Bonds was launched by Labor for Palestine: Click here to sign on!, or email info@laborforpalestine.net “[All of Palestinian labor] calls on trade unions around the world to actively show solidarity with the Palestinian people by. . . . divesting from Israel Bonds and all Israeli and international […]

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  • Portland BDS Flash Mobs New Seasons Market

    Portland BDS has continued its campaign at New Seasons market with a flash mob: Sunday, May 29, 2011 Media contact: Wael Elasady (602) 446-9444 May 29th, Portland, OR– Shoppers at Portland”s Concordia New Seasons were greeted with an unexpected performance this afternoon when about two dozen Portlanders broke into song and dance. “New Seasons, you […]

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  • Co-op members sing for democracy

    From the Sacramento Co-Op Owners for Democracy and Human Rights: Over 50 members of the Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op serenaded shoppers on the public sidewalk next to the Co-op on Friday afternoon, June 3, with back-up guitar, base and tambourines. Holding colorful balloons and signs, members sang, “This is my coop; This is your Co-op” […]

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  • Israel Divestment Campaign reaches 1,000 Californian signers: Sign on Today

    June 5th 2011 marks the 44th anniversary of Al Naksa, the Israeli invasion of the West Bank, East Jerusalem, Gaza, the Golan Heights and the Sinai Peninsula The IDC marks this anniversary with the first milestone in our phase II campaign – more than one thousand Californians have signed the petition calling on CalPERS and CalSTRS […]

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