Monthly Archives: January 2009

Israeli Apartheid Week 2009 may be coming to a campus near you

Jan 29, 2009 22:56 | Updated Jan 30, 2009 8:45 | Jerusalem Post Israeli Apartheid Week will take place on March 1-8 on college campuses in 27 cities internationally, in what has become a growing phenomenon since the annual event

Posted in Student Organizing, Take Action

Palestinian orgs. call for boycott and end of Gaza siege

Press release, Palestinian NGO Network, 29 January 2009 The following position paper was issued on 28 January 2009 by the Palestinian NGO Network: On 27 December 2008, Israeli occupying forces launched a full-scale military offensive on the Gaza Strip from

Posted in Economic Boycott, Palestinian Organizing

“Where’s the Academic Outrage Over the Bombing of a University in Gaza?”

The Islamic University (Gaza) | Press Release | January 25, 2009 On Saturday December 27th, 2008, the Islamic University of Gaza (IUG) was ready to start the final exams of the fall semester for more than 20,000 students (60% of

Posted in Palestinian Academia, Why Boycott?!

Australian academics: join us in boycott call

Appeal from the Australian academic community: 22 January 2009 Mission statement: Australian Academic Boycott of Israel Responding to the CALL of Palestinian civil society to join the boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel, we are an Australian campaign

Posted in Australian Academia

U.S. professors call for academic, cultural boycott of Israel for first time

Last update – 06:23 29/01/2009 By Raphael Ahren In the wake of Operation Cast Lead, a group of American university professors has for the first time launched a national campaign calling for an academic and cultural boycott of Israel. While

Posted in U.S. Academica


Note: The California Faculty Association (CFA), union of California State University, has a Peace and Justice committee that has created the resolution below. It will be presented to the Board of Directors soon for approval. ******* CFA Call for A

Posted in Labor Organizing, U.S. Academica

International Writers and Scholars Endorse Academic Boycott of Israel

by Steven Salaita / January 27th, 2009 We stand in support of the indigenous Palestinian people in Gaza, who are fighting for their survival against one of the most brutal uses of state power in both this century and the

Posted in U.S. Academica, U.S. Cultural Workers

Israel Boycott Movement Comes to U.S.

Inside Higher Ed | January 26th The movement to boycott Israeli academic institutions has largely been centered in Britain (where in 2007 the University and College Union dropped the call). In response to the conflict in Gaza, calls for academic

Posted in U.S. Academica

SF Labor Council Resolution Demanding Immediate Opening of Border Crossings into Gaza

San Francisco Labor Council January 26th, 2009 Resolution Demanding the Immediate Opening of Border Crossings into Gaza [Note: The following resolution was adopted unanimously, with two abstentions, by the delegates’ meeting of the San Francisco Labor Council on Jan. 26,

Posted in U.S. Academica

Montreal: professors and university employees call for Israel boycott

Le Devoir. January 24 2009. We are a group of teachers and employees at Quebec colleges and universities who stand in solidarity with the Palestinian people, and with the people of Gaza who have suffered through the Israeli siege as

Posted in Canadian Academia