• Action Alert: National Day of Action for Academic and Cultural Boycott, March 30, 2012

    USACBI is calling for a National Academic and Cultural Boycott Day on March 30, 2012, which is Land Day, the Global BDS Day of Solidarity with Palestine. On this day, which commemorates the murder of Palestinians inside Israel as they fought against the theft of their land in 1976 and has become an ongoing day […]

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  • Announcing the launch of Punks Against Apartheid!

    USACBI is thrilled to congratulate Punks Against Apartheid on the launch of their website and campaign: It”s finally happened! After months of planning, re-planning, and sending ourselves back to the drawing board countless times, we are thrilled and proud to announce the official launch of the Punks Against Apartheid website and network. Lots has happened […]

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  • Open Letter to MF Doom: Don’t entertain a doomed apartheid regime!

    The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel issued to following call to MF Doom, calling upon him to respect the Palestinian call for academic and cultural boycott: It is with great disappointment that the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) has learned of your scheduled performance […]

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  • Tuba Skinny cancels show at jazz festival in Israel

    Published in the Electronic Intifada on August 20, 2011: Tuba Skinny, a traditional jazz and blues band from New Orleans, planned to perform at the Red Sea Jazz Festival in Eilat, Israel on 21 August. The international campaign “Don”t Play Apartheid Israel,” and the Israeli group “Boycott From Within” approached Tuba Skinny with the request […]

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  • USACBI Action Alert: Tell Interpol to cancel their Israeli performance!

    We are asking BDS supporters to get the word out and tell Interpol, an American post-punk band, to cancel their late August performance in Israel! Tweet your BDS message, post it to their Facebook,  http://www.facebook.com/interpol or send them an email (below) Like and post to the Interpol Don’t Play Apartheid Israel Facebook Page Use the sample […]

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  • Boycott from Within call to Pic.Nic Festival Bands: Don’t Entertain Apartheid, Occupation and Racism

    Dear Interpol / Jane”s Addiction / Blonde Redhead, We are a group of Israeli citizens who support the Palestinian call for Boycott, Divestment and sanction (BDS) against the state of Israel. [1] Here is some fresh news you might want to know: During the past month, tent cities have sprung up all over the State […]

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  • Open call to Wikimania: “˜Edit’ occupation and apartheid out of Palestine!

    The Boycott National Committee issued the following open call to Wikimania. See USACBI’s Twitter call to action: Occupied Palestine– Wikimania”s decision to hold its annual conference this August in Israel despite its ongoing occupation, colonialism and apartheid can only be seen by Palestinians and international supporters of a just peace as feeding Israel”s impunity and […]

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  • VIDEO: The future of BDS with USACBI’s Remi Kanazi and Sunaina Maira

    The following video, filmed at the Al-Awda Convention in Anaheim, California in May 2011, features USACBI Organizing Collective members Remi Kanazi and Dr. Sunaina Maira, in conversation with Ali Abunimah about the future of BDS and the movement. Highly recommended!

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  • USACBI Alert: Will you tell Renée Fleming to cancel her trip to Israel?

    We are asking BDS supporters to get the word out and tell Renée Fleming, an American soprano, to cancel her July 27th performance in Israel! See the letter from BRICUP urging her to respect Palestinian rights and not cross the international picket line: http://www.bricup.org.uk/#185 or read the letter to Renée from Israeli activists: http://bit.ly/ReneeFleming Tweet your BDS message or […]

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  • Angela Davis and Gina Dent Radio Interview on BDS and Palestine

    Arab Talk Radio, aired on San Francisco’s KBOO, and co-hosted by USACBI Organizing Collective member Jess Ghannam and Jamal Dajani, interviewed Angela Davis and Gina Dent concerning BDS and their trip to Palestine (see delegation report) on July 14, 2011. The full interview can be listened to or downloaded here: http://www.archive.org/details/PalestineAndBdsWithProfessorsAngelaDavisAndGinaDent

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