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Labor for Palestine: Historic Landslide BDS Vote by Grad Student Union at University of California

Labor for Palestine: Historic Landslide BDS Vote by Grad Student Union at University of California

The following statement was issued by Labor for Palestine on the historic BDS vote at UAW Local 2865: Historic Landslide BDS Vote by Grad Student Union at University of California First time membership of any major union body in the US has taken a stand in support of boycott of Israel University of California graduate […]

 
Historic victory in US labor as UAW 2865 votes for BDS in landslide resolution

Historic victory in US labor as UAW 2865 votes for BDS in landslide resolution

UAW Local 2865, the union of TAs, GAs, tutors, Readers and student workers in the University of California system, released the results of its December 4 BDS vote on December 10: a landslide victory for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel for its violation of Palestinian human rights! The vote carried, 65% YES to 35% […]

 
Victory: American Anthropological Assn Resoundingly Defeats Anti-Boycott Resolution

Victory: American Anthropological Assn Resoundingly Defeats Anti-Boycott Resolution

The anthropologists’ campaign for boycott issued the following statement on the defeat of an anti-boycott resolution at the American Anthropological Association conference: AAA Resoundingly Defeats Anti-Boycott Resolution Association Also Endorses Statement on Racialized Police Violence in U.S. WASHINGTON, Dec. 5 — The American Anthropological Association (AAA) rejected by acclamation a resolution aimed at shutting down […]

 
Take action: Defend Palestine Supporters at John Jay College from “Anti-Semitism” Slander

Take action: Defend Palestine Supporters at John Jay College from “Anti-Semitism” Slander

To add your name to this petition, please go to: https://www.change.org/p/jeremy-travis-president-john-jay-college-of-criminal-justice-cuny-defend-palestine-supporters-from-anti-semitism-slander This petition will be delivered to: John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY Jeremy Travis, President, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY Student Life Coordinator John Leebens DEFEND PALESTINE SUPPORTERS FROM “ANTI-SEMITISM” SLANDER On 21 October, 2014, Jeremy Travis, President of John Jay College […]

 
USACBI urges faculty to support UAW 2865 BDS resolution

USACBI urges faculty to support UAW 2865 BDS resolution

USACBI urges faculty who support the rights of the Palestinian people to support the upcoming vote on a BDS resolution in UAW 2865, the union of teaching assistants, tutors and readers across the nine University of California campuses. If this vote passes, UAW 2865 will become the first labor union in the U.S. to support BDS […]

 
CSU senate passes resolution defending the academic freedom of faculty

CSU senate passes resolution defending the academic freedom of faculty

The following resolution was passed by the Academic Senate of the California State University following a series of campaigns targeting faculty members, including the ongoing AMCHA campaign to smear Dr. Rabab Abdulhadi of San Francisco State University, part of the CSU system: Protecting the Academic Freedom of California State University Faculty AS-3193-14/FA (Rev) RESOLVED: That […]

 
Open letter to Loyola University in support of Students for Justice in Palestine

Open letter to Loyola University in support of Students for Justice in Palestine

Jane Neufeld Dean of Students Damen Student Center Suite 300, 6511 North Sheridan Road Chicago, IL 60626 jneufe@luc.edu Dear Dean Neufeld, It has come to our attention that on Friday, October 31, Loyola University- Chicago (LUC) found LUC’s Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) organization responsible for one technical violation of the Code of Conduct, […]

 
Artists and Intellectuals Including Junot Díaz, Chuck D, and Boots Riley Call for Boycott and Divestment from Israel

Artists and Intellectuals Including Junot Díaz, Chuck D, and Boots Riley Call for Boycott and Divestment from Israel

Leading U.S. intellectuals, writers, and hip hop artists have recently added their voices in support of the Palestinian civil society call for an academic and cultural boycott of Israel in protest of Israel’s systematic abuses of Palestinian human rights and violations of international law. This week, New York Times best-selling author Junot Díaz, who received a Pulitzer Prize […]

 
An Open Letter to the World Music Institute: Do not present Idan Raichel

An Open Letter to the World Music Institute: Do not present Idan Raichel

Tell the World Music Institute that presenting Idan Raichel is not in line with your values or theirs. Sign on and see complete list of signatories: http://adalahny.org/adalah-web-action/1202/open-letter-world-music-institute-do-not-present-idan-raichel To the staff and board of the World Music Institute: As organizations and individuals who support the struggle for justice, human rights, equality and democracy in the Middle East, […]

 
Over 250 Anthropologists Join the Call for a Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions

Over 250 Anthropologists Join the Call for a Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions

More than 250 anthropologists have signed a statement endorsing the burgeoning movement to boycott Israeli academic institutions in protest of Israel’s systematic human rights violations against the Palestinian people. These violations, in which many Israeli educational institutions are complicit, include denying Palestinians their right to education and academic freedom. The full statement and signatory list are at […]