USACBI is a U.S. campaign focused on a boycott of Israeli academic and cultural institutions, responding to the call of Palestinian civil society to join the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement against Israel. We believe it is time to take a public, principled stance in support of equality, self-determination, human rights (including the right to education), and true democracy.

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  • Fordham Alumni Oppose Decision to Ban SJP Chapter

    June 7, 2017 Dear President McShane, Vice President Gray, Provost Freedman, and Dean Eldredge: We, the undersigned Fordham Alums, strongly oppose your decision to ban a chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine at our alma mater. We come together to urge you to do the right thing for current students and alumni: reverse the […]

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  • USACBI statement on the cancellation of the Edward Said Professor search at CSU Fresno and ongoing repression of critical scholarship

    The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (USACBI) is deeply disturbed by some recent, shocking assaults on academic freedom and interference in faculty governance and autonomy centering on repression of critical scholarship about Palestine-Israel and discrimination against Palestinian and Arab scholars by university administrators, in collusion with Zionist faculty and outside […]

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  • USACBI condemns right-wing attacks on Dartmouth professor N. Bruce Duthu

    The United States Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (USACBI) condemns in the strongest terms the attacks on Native American Studies Professor N. Bruce Duthu by pro-Israel faculty at Dartmouth. Duthu recently refused a Dean’s level appointment at Dartmouth because Dartmouth faculty and right-wing pro-Israel forces, including Texas Senator Ted Cruz, implied […]

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  • Court Dismisses Major Claims Against American Studies Association

      Reprinted from Palestine Legal: On Friday, in a partial victory for the American Studies Association (ASA), a district court in Washington D.C. dismissed plaintiffs’ ultra vires claim that the ASA operated beyond its corporate charter by passing an academic boycott resolution in 2013. The court held: The boycott resolution was, therefore, enacted for “academic […]

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  • For the People Artists Collective endorses Cultural Boycott of Israel

    For the People Artists Collective is a radical collective of Black artists and artists of color in Chicago. “As artists who organize, it is our duty to create work that uplifts and projects struggle, resistance, liberation, and survival within and for our marginalized communities and movements in our city and our world,” says the Collective. […]

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  • USACBI Open Letter to Fordham University on Repression of Student Speech

    Dear President McShane, Vice President Gray, Provost Freedman, and Dean Eldredge: We write this open letter to condemn your repression of students’ free speech at Fordham University. By denying organizational status to Students for Justice in Palestine, and then singling out one student for disciplinary action, you contribute to the systemic silencing of, casting unwarranted […]

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