• Yves Béhar, Sodastream is not ethical, so it cannot be beautiful!

    USACBI is a signatory of the following letter to designer Yves Behar, authored by BDS-Italia and Stop SodaStream-Italia: Dear Yves Béhar, We recently learned of your collaboration with Sodastream, the Israeli producer of home carbonation devices, and that you will be presenting a new design for the company at MOST in Milan. As human rights […]

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  • Twitter Alert: Tell the Red Hot Chili Peppers to cancel their trip to Israel

    Will you tell The Red Hot Chili Peppers to cancel their trip to Israel? We are asking BDS supporters to get the word out and tell Anthony, Flea, Chad and Josh of The Red Hot Chili Peppers to cancel their September 10, 2012 performance in Israel! See the letter urging them to respect Palestinian rights […]

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  • USACBI congratulates Carleton students on divestment vote victory

    USACBI, the US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel, sends hearty congratulations to the graduate students at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada, for their March 21 and 22 landmark vote to divest from the Israeli occupation of Palestine.  We also congratulate SAIA (Students Against Israeli Apartheid) for their ongoing work to build a campus divestment movement at […]

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  • Syria Solidarity Statement 03/2012

    This Syria solidarity statement was initiated by Tadamon! Montreal. The Syrian people continue to demand their rights and liberties and the end of the al-Assad regime. The Syrian state has responded with brutal repression. Since the uprising began, the Syrian regime”s propaganda machine has labelled those calling for freedom and justice “criminals”, “terrorists” and religious […]

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  • Seattle LGBT Commission Cancels “Pinkwashing” Event Sponsored by Israeli Consulate – Events in Olympia and Tacoma Also Canceled

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE USACBI Press Contact: usacbi@usacbi.org Seattle Chapter of Jewish Voice for Peace Press Contact: Wendy Somerson 206-226-9218 Olympia Press Contact: Anna-Marie Murano 360-402-0794 [16 March 2012] The Seattle LGBT Commission has voted to cancel an upcoming event being sponsored by the Israeli Consulate and right-wing Israel advocacy group StandWithUs. The event, scheduled for […]

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  • Cassandra Wilson, thank you from solidarity groups around the world

    Dear Cassandra Wilson, As different groups working in solidarity with the Palestinian people in their struggle against apartheid, war crimes and terrible injustices perpetrated against them by Israel, we applaud you for your courageous decision not to play for the Holon International Women’s Festival.   Thank you for your statement in support of the cultural boycott […]

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  • Sign on: Scholars in Solidarity with Khader Adnan

     The following statement will be distributed to the International Committee of the Red Cross, Israeli officials, and the US State Department urging immediate action for the freedom of Khader Adnan. Please sign on below or email khaderadnan@usacbi.org: We, the undersigned, write as concerned scholars and academics to demand the immediate release of Palestinian baker and […]

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  • 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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  • 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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