• Interview with Haidar Eid on SWANA Region Radio: Inhuman Conditions in Gaza

    LISTEN (Thursday August 21, 2017, 2.30 pm) to Haidar Eid, Associate Professor of Postcolonial and Postmodern Literature at Gaza’s al-Aqsa University in Gaza, being interviewed by David Lloyd, 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, on today’s SWANA Region […]

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  • Cultural Studies Association Executive Committee Condemns Israel’s Attacks on Palestinian Universities

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 8, 2014 Press Contact: csamedia@csalateral.org The Cultural Studies Association (CSA) Executive Committee strongly condemns the continuing attacks on Palestinian universities, colleges, and schools by the Israeli government, including most recently the June 2014 invasion of Birzeit University, and the August 2014 decimation of the Islamic University in Gaza City. Israel’s continuing attacks targeting identifiable […]

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  • USACBI condemns Israeli attacks on Palestinian universities

    The United States Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (USACBI) condemns the recent Israeli closures of three Palestinian institutions of higher education, Al Quds University (Jerusalem), the Arab American University (Jenin), and Birzeit University.  The Israeli military physically invaded each institution, but besides these direct acts of aggression, the recent attacks of the Israeli […]

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

    Call to Boycott the Oral History Conference at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem: Open Letter

    The following open letter was originally issued on August 12 to oral historians and scholars planning to participate in the June 2014 International Conference on Oral History at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The letter is signed by over 375  scholars and community oral historians and counting; and is endorsed by Academic and Cultural Boycott […]

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  • New report highlights discrimination against Palestinians by Israeli education system

    The Mossawa Centre has filed a report with the U.S. State Department summarizing the many ways Palestinian citizens in Israel are discriminated against, which includes a section about the discrimination against Palestinian citizens in the educational system in Israel. Please see page 4 for the beginning of the discussion on education in Israel. Mossawa Centre, Briefing Paper […]

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  • PACBI: Appeal for Action – End Cornell Collaboration with Technion

    The Palestinian academic community was deeply disturbed by the recently revealed plan of collaboration between Cornell University and Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.  The two institutions have won a multi-billion-dollar competition held by the City of New York to establish “a 2 million square foot engineering and applied sciences university campus” on Roosevelt Island, […]

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  • An open letter from Palestinian students to their peers in Europe

    The following open letter was issued by the Palestinian Students Campaign for the Academic Boycott of Israel (PSCABI) on October 21, 2011: “We Palestinian students of the Gaza Strip wish to send a message to all European student groups in solidarity with the Palestinians to do all they can to increase Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions […]

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  • Lisa Taraki and Mark LeVine: Why Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel?

    This article was first published on Al Jazeera English on August 13, 2011. Why boycott Israel? A founding member of the campaign for the academic and cultural boycott outlines the motivation behind the movement. Author and history professor Mark LeVine speaks with sociologist Lisa Taraki, a co-founder of the Palestinian campaign for the Academic and […]

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  • New PACBI Statement: On BDS Bashers and their Search for Fig Leaves

    The following statement was issued by the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel: In the context of applying the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement’s guidelines for the international academic and cultural boycott of Israel, PACBI sometimes faces scenarios where boycott bashers attempt to redeem their conscience, and with it some […]

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  • Petition from Gaza: Break the Siege; Support Freedom Flotilla II

    Besieged Gaza, Occupied Palestine 28.6.2011 We Palestinians of Gaza want to live at liberty to meet Palestinian friends or family from Tulkarm, Jerusalem or Nazareth; we want to have the right to travel and move freely. We want to live without fear of another bombing campaign that leaves hundreds of our children dead and many […]

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