• USACBI condemns injustice and racism in Ferguson, supports protests for justice for Michael Brown

    The U.S. Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel condemns prosecutors, the State of Missouri, and the U.S. legal system as a whole for the blatant injustice and racism displayed in their failure to bring charges of murder against Ferguson Police officer Darren Wilson for killing 18 year-old African American Michael Brown. Once […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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, […]

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  • Over 500 Middle East scholars and librarians call for academic boycott of Israel

    The following letter calling on scholars and librarians within Middle East studies to boycott Israeli academic institutions was submitted in the name of the below signatories to Jadaliyya on 6 August 2014.] We, the undersigned scholars and librarians working on the Middle East, hold that silence about the latest humanitarian catastrophe caused by Israel’s new […]

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  • Audio: USACBI’s David Lloyd on academic boycott and the Steven Salaita case

    David Lloyd, professor at the University of California at Riverside, and member of the USACBI Organizing Committee, was interviewed on two radio shows on September 12, speaking on the academic boycott and the case of fellow USACBI OC member and targeted Palestinian American scholar Steven Salaita: KDVS Speaking in Tongues, with Richard Estes, host – […]

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  • Movement for Aloha No ka ʻĀina (MANA) in solidarity with the Palestinian struggle

    The following statement of solidarity with Palestine was read at the solidarity rally on August 13, fronting Kennedy Theatre at the University of Hawai’i. ‪#‎freehawaii‬ ‪#‎freepalestine‬ Movement for Aloha no ka ʻĀina (MANA) is a movement-building organization, established to achieve independence from the United States and social justice in Hawai’i. Hawai’i has been under US occupation for over […]

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  • As bombs fall on Gaza, take action: Endorse the academic and cultural boycott of Israel

    Once again, Israel has launched a massive bombing campaign,  killing and injuring hundreds of innocent Palestinian men, women and children in Gaza, while viciously racist mobs incited by the government and religious leaders have gone on a violent rampage in Jerusalem and the West Bank. Israel’s most recent military assault on Gaza, a densely-populated besieged area, where children make up over 50% of the […]

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  • USABI congratulates MLA on step forward in supporting Palestinian rights

    USABI congratulates The Modern Language Association (MLA) on its step forward in supporting Palestinian rights. The MLA, North America’s largest association of humanities scholars, just announced results of a resolution calling on the US Department of State to contest Israel’s denials of entry to the Palestinian West Bank to US academics who have been invited […]

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  • Human Rights Groups Accuse NBC of Deceit About DIG Filming Locations in Occupied East Jerusalem

     Contact Sydney Levy at sydney@jewishvoiceforpeace.org or Ramah Kudaimi at membership@endtheoccupation.org.  Washington, DC– As Palestinians mark 47 years of Israel’s military occupation of the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip, human rights groups are accusing NBC of complicity in Israel’s violations of international law and human rights by filming its new series DIG in occupied East […]

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