• USACBI Twitter Alert: Will you tell Moby to cancel his trip to Israel?

    Will you tell Moby to cancel his trip to Israel? We are asking BDS supporters to get the word out and tell electronica musician Moby to cancel his July 12th performance in Israel! See the letter urging him to respect human rights and respect the call from Palestinian civil society to boycott, divest and sanction […]

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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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  • Kauanui: Siege Against Gaza: Support the Freedom Flotilla!

    The following article, by USACBI Advisory Board Member J KÄ“haulani Kauanui, was published on June 25, 2011 by Indian Country Today Media Network: Siege Against Gaza; Support the Freedom Flotilla! By J KÄ“haulani Kauanui This week, nearly 40 passengers (unarmed peace activists and media people) will board The Audacity of Hope, a U.S. flagged boat, which will set […]

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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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  • Enrique Iglesias, don’t sing for Israeli apartheid!

    The following letter to Enrique Iglesias, urging him to respect the boycott of Israel, was coordinated by the BDS Group Catalonia. USACBI is a signatory and is distributing the letter, in English and Spanish. Also, please see the Facebook page calling upon Iglesias to boycott apartheid Israel. Enrique Iglesias, don”t sing for the Israeli apartheid! […]

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  • USACBI Appeal to Macy Gray: Don’t legitimize apartheid

    Dear Macy Gray, You report on your Facebook page that you are receiving “a lot of letters from activists urging/begging me to boycott by NOT performing in protest of Apartheid against the Palestinians.” And you say that you “don”t know how my NOT going changes anything.”  The answer is that the cultural boycott of Israel is having […]

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  • Open Letter to Jon Bon Jovi: Don’t Play Apartheid Israel

    http://www.pacbi.org/etemplate.php?id=1442 It is with great disappointment that the undersigned organizations learned of your scheduled performance in Israel set for 2011 as part of your “Circle Tour” [1].  Given that Israel is involved in grave violations of international law and human rights, particularly as indicated in the UN Goldstone Report, we urge you to cancel this gig […]

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  • Tell Felix Da Housecat: Don’t Play Apartheid Israel!

    We have learned that American artist, Felix Da Housecat, is scheduled to perform in Tel Aviv on December 12th, 2010. We have sent a letter asking him to join the BDS movement but we need your help in getting the word to him, since his performance is scheduled in only a week. Please help us […]

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  • USACBI on Professor Lisa Taraki’s US Visit

    The U.S. Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel [USACBI] is proud to host Professor Lisa Taraki during her tour of the United States. In addition to her academic work as a sociologist at Birzeit University in Palestine on aspects of Palestinian society, politics and urban social history, she has been an activist […]

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