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JOINT STATEMENT: South African Youth and Student Groups Slam Israeli Propaganda Holiday Trips

JOINT STATEMENT: South African Youth and Student Groups Slam Israeli Propaganda Holiday Trips

11 June 2015 A meeting was convened earlier today by the leadership of the Progressive Youth Alliance (PYA) which is composed of the African National Congress Youth League (ANC Youth League) the youth wing of South Africa’s ruling ANC party, the South African Students Congress (SASCO) representing university students at institutions of higher learning, the […]

 
Vieux Farka Touré: Do not Dishonor Malian Music and Cultural Heritage by Entertaining Israeli Apartheid

Vieux Farka Touré: Do not Dishonor Malian Music and Cultural Heritage by Entertaining Israeli Apartheid

The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) is deeply troubled to learn that you are scheduled to participate in the Red Sea Summer Jazz Festival to be held in Eliat between August 23rd and 26th, 2015.[1] We are writing to urge you not to associate your name with­­ Israel’s regime […]

 
Audio: Status Hour Special Feature on Academic Freedom and Academic Boycott

Audio: Status Hour Special Feature on Academic Freedom and Academic Boycott

Status Hour audio journal has produced a new special segment focusing on academic freedom, academic boycott, and political speech in academia. In this gripping special segment, host Tareq Radi speaks to Judith Tucker, Ilana Feldman, Nashiha Alam, Lisa Rofel, and Nadia Abu El Haj, who illuminate the challenges of passing academic boycott, as well as […]

 
UC Davis faculty members urge implementation of divestment

UC Davis faculty members urge implementation of divestment

The following statement from faculty members at the University of California – including USACBI Organizing Collective members Sunaina Maira and David Lloyd –  published in the Daily Cal on March 6, urges the UC Davis administration to heed the call of the Associated Students at UC Davis for divesting from certain corporations that are involved […]

 
Stanford Student Senate Votes to Divest from Occupation of Palestine

Stanford Student Senate Votes to Divest from Occupation of Palestine

Out of Occupied Palestine, the Stanford campaign for divestment, achieved a major victory on February 17, when the Undergraduate Senate of Stanford University passed the divestment resolution it had voted down only one week before. USACBI extends its warmest congratulations to the Stanford students, faculty and staff for their work for justice in Palestine. Their […]

 
Statement of Academics and Activists in Support of Divestment at UC Davis

Statement of Academics and Activists in Support of Divestment at UC Davis

The following statement by academics and activists, including members of the Organizing Collective of the US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel, was issued in support of students at the University of California, Davis, who successfully passed a resolution for divestment in support of Palestinian human rights in their university student senate […]

 

Palestinian-led community coalition supports UC Davis divestment

Students at the University of California, Davis, passed a resolution for divestment in their student senate on January 30 following a lengthy campaign; following the resolution’s victory, UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi condemned the resolution supporting Palestinian human rights. The following statement in support of the students’ divestment campaign at the University of California – Davis […]

 
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 […]