• August Burns Red Cancel Planned Concert in Israel

    A release from the August Burns Red: Please Don’t Play For Apartheid Israel facebook group: PRESS RELEASE (May 30, 2011, 6:00 PM) August Burns Red, a phenomenally popular Christian metalcore band, has just cancelled their June 9 concert in Israel.  “They have no plans to reschedule,” says a reliable source that must remain anonymous.  They cancelled because […]

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  • KPFT Boycott Campaign calls for BDS at Houston Pacifica station: Sign Petition

    The KPFT BDS Campaign has launched an online petition for BDS at KPFT, the Pacifica Radio outlet in Houston, TX. The KPFT BDS campaign began when the local Israeli consulate was given a show on the station, a station previously rooted in a progressive, public-oriented, pro-peace perspective. Sign the KPFT online petition HERE. Learn more […]

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  • Take Action: Call on SF International LGBT Film Festival to Reject Israeli Sponsorship

    A call from Queers Undermining Israeli Terrorism (QUIT!): PLEASE DISTRIBUTE FAR AND WIDE For the second year in a row, the San Francisco International Lesbian/Gay/Bi/Trans Film Festival has accepted Israeli sponsorship and money.  This is unacceptable to queers who are committed to promoting human rights for all people, not just narrow civil rights for some […]

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  • ITT Blog: Bibi and Obama’s Speechifying vs. Global Palestinian Solidarity

    by Miles Kampf-Lassin The following article was published on May 25, 2011 on The ITT Blog. A bizarre spectacle played out on Capitol Hill on Tuesday. Israel”s Prime Minister, Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu, gave anaddress to a joint session which, judging by the non-stop and thunderous ovations, could have easily been mistaken for a campaign rally. […]

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  • SJP DePaul open letter to university community on Sabra boycott

    Students for Justice in Palestine at DePaul University posted the following open letter to the DePaul University community following the referendum to remove Sabra hummus from the campus dining halls: Dear Members of the DePaul Community: From May 16-20, DePaul University held a historic campus-wide student election. A referendum was placed on the ballot at […]

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  • May 21-24: Move over AIPAC in Washington, DC

    USACBI is one of over 100 endorsers of the May 21-24 counter-conference and protest challenging the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (the largest Zionist lobby organization in Washington, DC) in Washington this weekend.  Full details of the conference and protest may be found at moveoveraipac.org. Note: Conference is full, but web livestreaming will be available at moveoveraipac.org […]

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  • Oregon: Protesters call for store to boycott Israeli goods

    Pro-Palestinian protesters picket New Seasons to put up photos, boycott Israeli products, by Matt Buxton, the Oregonian Friday, May 20, 2011 – About a dozen protesters spent about an hour and a half on Thursday, May 19, speaking out against the grocer’s removal of a photo exhibit. About two dozen protesters gathered outside the Seven Corners […]

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  • Ali Abunimah: DePaul students vote by large margin to ban Sabra hummus

    Ali Abunimah of the Electronic Intifada discussed DePaul students’ recent vote to ban Sabra hummus: Students at DePaul University in Chicago voted by a large margin in a referendum asking if they support ending sales of Sabra brand hummus on their campus. Due to a technicality, however, the result will not be binding. A note […]

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  • DePaul students to participate in historic vote on Sabra hummus referendum in election this week

    by Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) DePaul FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Student Government Association at DePaul allows a referendum on Sabra hummus for upcoming election ballot in response to a request from Students for Justice in Palestine. CHICAGO, IL (May 16, 2010)–Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) at DePaul University has been campaigning for […]

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  • Video: How Now BDS? Media, Politics and Queer Activism

    Adalah-NY sponsored this event, featuring Judith Butler, John Greyson and Jasbir Puar, as part of New York City’s Israeli Apartheid Week. This event was held on March 11 at Judson Memorial Church in Manhattan, as part of Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) in NYC. John Greyson, Judith Butler and Jasbir Puar discussed new forms of activism […]

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