• 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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  • New Video: Omar Barghouti on repression campaign against BDS movement on Nakba Day

    The Palestinian-led movement for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel is facing significant repression internationally and from the Israeli state: from criminalization in France, attempts to pass anti-BDS laws in US state legislatures, to the de facto travel ban imposed upon Palestinian BDS leader and human rights advocate Omar Barghouti. At this time of repression […]

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  • Over 100 Writers Call on PEN American Center to Reject Israeli Government Sponsorship

    USACBI is an organizational signatory of this letter, hosted by Adalah NY: New York, NY, April 5, 2016 – In a letter made public today over 100 writers, including Pulitzer Prize winners Junot Díaz, Richard Ford, and Alice Walker, and award-winning author Louise Erdrich, have called on the PEN American Center “to reject support from the Embassy of Israel” for PEN’s annual World Voices […]

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  • British artists and activists call on Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre to reject performance in Israel

    British artists and activists are demanding that Shakespeare’s Globe Theater cancel a recently announced performance of “Hamlet” at the Israeli Cameri Theatre in Tel Aviv on March 30. Text below is from Inminds and Artists for Palestine. Photos via Inminds.   On 25th March 2016 activists from Inminds human rights group protested outside Shakespeare’s Globe […]

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  • USACBI Newsletter, February 2016

    USACBI Newsletter, February 2016 South Asian Studies Scholars’ Statement of Boycott of Academic Workshop at Hebrew University Letter in support of Professor Jasbir Puar regarding right-wing attacks on her recent talk at Vassar College Welcome back, Steven Salaita! Academic associations may join the academic boycott of Israel without losing their status as 501(c)(3) organization Academic Boycott […]

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  • BDS in 2015: Seven ways our movement broke new ground against Israeli settler-colonialism and apartheid

    The following year in review is republished from the Palestinian BDS National Committee:  The year 2015 will be remembered as the year that Palestinian popular resistance spread across historic Palestine and that saw tens of thousands of Palestinians take to the streets to resist and confront Israel’s regime of occupation, settler-colonialism and apartheid. Ten years […]

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  • New Video: Prominent artists call for cultural boycott of Israel

    Adalah-NY, the New York Campaign for the Boycott of Israel, launched a new video highlighting Amplify Palestine, its new cultural boycott campaign based in New York City. The video features eight artists with ties to New York supporting the cultural boycott of Israel. The video features actor Kathleen Chalfant; musician Roger Waters, a founding member […]

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  • USACBI: 10th anniversary of BDS and the struggle for decolonization of Palestine today

    The end of 2015 marks the completion of the 10 year anniversary of the Palestinian call for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions on Israel. Launched to raise the level of international action against the violent and illegal Israeli colonization and occupation of Palestine in an effort to end it, BDS has won a steady stream of […]

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  • Brazilian star Caetano Veloso announces he will never go back to Israel

    From the Palestinian Boycott National Committee: After performing in Tel Aviv, in defiance of Palestinian appeals not to help Israel use his name to cover up its regime of oppression, Caetano Veloso has now concluded that he will “never go back” to Israel. In an article entitled, “To visit Israel to never go back to […]

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  • PACBI: An open letter to J.K. Rowling from occupied Palestine: Don’t lend your name to Apartheid

    The following letter was issued by the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI): The BDS Campaign is a nonviolent, morally consistent strategy to hold Israel accountable for its violations of International law. Occupied Palestine October 30, 2015 Dear J. K. Rowling, We were disappointed to see your name on the […]

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