Monthly Archives: August 2009

John Greyson withdraws his film “Greyzone” from Toronto Film Festival following the BDS Call

Filmaker John Greyson has written this principled letter explaining the reasons to withdraw his film “Greyzone” from the Toronto International Film Festival. Piers Handling, Cameron Bailey, Noah Cowan Toronto International Film Festival 2 Carlton St., 13th floor Toronto Canada M5B

Posted in Boycott, Cultural Boycott

Filmmakers protest uncritical view of Tel Aviv at Toronto film festival

By Tahel Frosh Several Canadian filmmakers plan to withdraw their movies from next month’s Toronto International Film Festival to protest a weeklong cinematic homage to Tel Aviv. They claim that the screenings will show Israel in a positive light instead

Posted in BDS Success, Cultural Boycott

The Palestinian National Committee for the BDS Campaign sends an open letter to Rafael Correa, President of Ecuador

President Rafael Correa, On behalf of the Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC), which is drawn from the major Palestinian political and social forces and tasked to promote the Palestinian Unified Call for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions, we

Posted in Palestinian Organizing

The Israeli national basketball team is boycotted and not wellcomed in Zaragoza, Spain.

On august 26th, ASSI, organized in the framework of the global BDS call a Boycott activity against the presence of the Israeli National basket Team in Zaragoza, Spain. Several dozens of activists gathered together in the entrances of Prince Felipe

Posted in Boycott, Sports Boycott

Boycott Israel?

Roane Carey | The Nation Mention boycott in a discussion of Israel, and chances are you’ll find yourself the butt of vicious attacks. Israeli professor Neve Gordon elicited just such denunciations when he published an op-ed in the Los Angeles

Posted in Boycott, Israeli Academia

Israeli academics must pay price to end occupation

By Anat Matar Several days ago Dr. Neve Gordon of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev published an opinion piece in the Los Angeles Times. In that article he explained why, after years of activity in the peace camp here, he

Posted in Boycott, Israeli Academia

The last refuge

By Gideon Levy The timing of the mini-maelstrom over an opinion piece in the Los Angeles Times by Neve Gordon, who teaches politics and government at Be’er Sheva’s Ben-Gurion University, calling for a boycott of Israel, was somewhat grotesque. Hardly

Posted in Boycott, Israeli Academia