• Statement in support of the 831 academic and administrative staff at Gaza universities placed on forced early retirement

    USACBI is an organization of scholars and cultural workers that since the Israeli invasion of Gaza in 2008-9 has been committed to opposing Israeli apartheid and to securing Palestinian academic rights along with all the rights stipulated by international law and human rights norms. USACBI therefore strongly condemns recent measures by the Palestinian Authority that […]

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  • Interview: Will Caron and Cynthia Franklin on Understanding the Boycott of Israel

      An informative interview on ThinkTech Hawaii with Professor Cynthia Franklin, member of the USACBI Organizing Collective. Following is the transcript of the interview video clip (below) as posted on YouTube by ThinkTech on Aug 26, 2017 (originally posted with the title “Understanding the Boycott of Israel”).  The video tape begins with a black screen […]

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  • KPFK interview with David Lloyd and Eli Unger-Sargon

    Sunday, August 20, 2017 1:00 pm Listen to an interview on Pacifica station, KPFK Public Radio with David Lloyd (photo), Distinguished Professor of English at the University of California, Riverside, and a founding member of the US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel, and with Eli Unger-Sargon, an Israeli-American writer/director/filmmaker of People […]

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  • Petition: Call on Irish dancers to respect cultural boycott of Israel

    Sign the online petition: https://www.change.org/p/carey-academy-oidance-seamus-aine-o-se-don-t-dance-for-israel-don-t-shame-our-name-call-off-your-participation-in-the-1st-israeli-feis-which-ignores-the-appeal-of-the-palestinian-people-to-boycott-divest-and-sanction-bds-the-apartheid-state-of-israel An Open Appeal to Carey Academy, Seamus & Aine O’Se, @OIDance, Anthony Davis, An Coimisiún le Rincí Gaelacha and all Irish Dancers at home in Ireland and worldwide. The Palestinian activist community based in Ireland has recently learned of your intentions to hold the ‘First Israeli Feis’ in Tel Aviv on […]

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  • Take Action – Tell Dionne Warwick: Don’t Be on the Wrong Side of History Again – Cancel Your Performance in Apartheid Israel!

    Jews for Palestinian Right of Return has created the following petition, appealing to Dionne Warwick to cancel her scheduled concert in apartheid Tel Aviv on May 19, 2015. Sign the petition here: https://www.change.org/p/dionne-warwick-don-t-be-on-the-wrong-side-of-history-again-cancel-your-performance-in-apartheid-israel Dear Ms. Dionne Warwick, In 1980s, you violated the international boycott against apartheid South Africa by playing a concert at the Sun City […]

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  • Write a fan letter to Lauryn Hill asking her to honor the Palestinian call for boycott!

    Ms. Lauryn Hill is set to perform in Israel on 7 May 2015. The presence of artists is routinely used by Israel to legitimize its policies and maintain its reputation as a normal member of the international community. Just as during the struggle against South African apartheid artists were expected not to cross the picket […]

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  • Historians call for public accountability from Missouri History Museum

    Sign the Petition: http://tinyurl.com/HistoriansPetitionMHM Background On March 19th , the panel discussion “Ferguson to Ayotzinapa to Palestine: Solidarity and Collaborative Action” was scheduled to take place at the Missouri History Museum. The panel discussion was intended to illuminate histories of state violence and to be a platform for connecting community activists fighting against oppression. Two […]

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  • Hebrew University as seen from the East Jerusalem village of Issawiya

    Call to action: Exclude Hebrew University from all EU grants, prizes and financial instruments

    EXCLUDE THE HEBREW UNIVERSITY FROM ALL EU GRANTS, PRIZES AND FINANCIAL INSTRUMENTS (The Hebrew University has strong links to the Israeli armament industry and the military.) Please urge Carlos Moedas, EU Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation to respect the EU guidelines and rescind present grants and exclude the Hebrew University from all future grants, […]

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  • Petition to oppose the agreement between the École Polytechnique and the Technion: No to the collaboration with the Technion, complicit in war crimes

    AURDIP, France’s Association of Academics for the Respect of International Law in Palestine, along with French scholars and intellectuals, are demanding an end to the relationship between the École Polytechnique and the Technion, because of the Technion’s deep relationship with the Israeli state and military. Petition to oppose the agreement between the École Polytechnique and the […]

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  • Boycott Israeli Cinema and TV Studies Conference at Tel Aviv University

    Please add your signature to this Call by sending an e-mail with your name, affiliation (if desired), and location to boycottTAUfilmconference@gmail.com. Affirming a commitment to the pursuit of social justice and to the right of political dissent and intellectual freedom that has long been central to the humanities and to the politically-minded, intellectual tradition of cinema […]

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