• Protesters Condemn Israeli “Ambassador of Apartheid” Michael Oren

    Activists Protest Brandeis Commencement, Jerusalem Day Event at BPL By: Boston BDS Activists Press Contact: Heike Schotten, bdsbostonma[at]gmail.com Waltham, MA, May 25, 2010 – Boston area activists voiced their opposition to Brandeis University”s honoring of Israeli-U.S. Ambassador Michael Oren as this year”s commencement speaker. Standing in solidarity with the more than 150 Brandeis students who […]

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  • JUNE 2: NO DANCING ON GAZA’S GRAVES!

    Date: Wednesday, June 2, 2010 Time: 5:30pm – 7:00pm Location: Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Ave. Reject business as usual with Israel and protest Israel’s participating in the Chicago Sister City International’s Consular Corps Ball! WHEN: Wednesday, 2 June 2010, 5:30pm WHERE: Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Ave. Join the Palestine Solidarity Group-Chicago’s protest of […]

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  • USACBI Open Letter to Joan Armatrading: Don’t Play Apartheid Israel

    Dear Joan Armatrading, What message will you deliver to the Palestinian people? In April 2000, you sang “The Messenger,” your tribute song to Nelson Mandela, paying homage to the man who would not abide apartheid in his homeland, and devoted his life to ending it. The image of a free Mandela smiling and dancing on […]

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  • TAKE ACTION: Protest Los Angeles Israel Conference

    When: The Israel Conferenceâ„¢ is taking place on Thursday June 3, 2010 in Los Angeles. The 2010 conference will bring top executives from Israel-facing companies and investment firms. Israel-facing companies are those that are based in Israel, have operations in Israel, do business with Israeli companies, or invest in Israeli companies. What: The Israel Conferenceâ„¢ […]

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  • US Palestinian Community Network joins Arizona boycott

    The United States Palestinian Community Network (USPCN) joins with civil rights groups, labor unions and people”s movements across the country in calling for a boycott of Arizona in response to the racist law, SB1070, a law recently signed into law by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer that targets and criminalizes the immigrant community and people of […]

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  • Activists Ask Shoppers to Buy Flowers, Not Leviev Diamonds, on Mother’s Day

    For Immediate Release New York, NY, May 8 – For the third year in a row, activists protested in front of Lev Leviev”s store on Madison Avenue the day before Mother”s Day to discourage shoppers from buying Lev diamonds. The activists carried signs, chanted, sang songs and danced to raise awareness about Leviev”s illegal settlement […]

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  • Boycott Israel? Amitav Ghosh & the Dan David Prize

    Boycott Israel? Amitav Ghosh & the Dan David Prize Dear Amitav Ghosh, We wish to express our deep disappointment in your decision to accept the Dan David prize, administered by Tel Aviv University and to be awarded by the President of Israel. As a writer whose work has dwelled consistently on histories of colonialism and […]

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  • Chomsky, scientists: Technion develops death tech

    Senior academics from Tel Aviv University, Weizmann Institute, and other top institutions around world denounce Boston Science Museum’s sponsorship of Israeli exhibit, calling it propaganda campaign. ‘This is an attempt to distract from Israel’s war crimes and human rights violations,’ they say Yitzhak Benhorin Published: 05.06.10, 21:04 WASHINGTON – Professors from Tel Aviv University and […]

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  • Protest the Caterpillar shareholder meeting

    Date: Wednesday, June 9, 2010 Time: 12:30pm – 5:00pm Location: Northern Trust Bank Street: 50 S La Salle St City/Town: Chicago, IL We’re planning something big for this year’s shareholder meeting, and need your support at the protest! If you travel for one BDS event this year, consider making it the Caterpillar shareholder meeting in […]

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  • “Israeli Technologies of Apartheid”

    Boston Activists Disrupt Israeli Propaganda Event at the Museum of Science Boston, MA, May 3, 2010 Local activists protested the so-called Israeli Innovation Weekend (IIW) at the Museum of Science in Boston through multiple, disparate actions on Sunday. IIWs sponsors, including the Consulate General of Israel to New England, were left flummoxed by the activists […]

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