Yearly Archives: 2010

New PACBI Newsletter: Risala December 2010

PACBI, the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel, recently released its December 2010 newsletter, with many informative updates and articles. It is available here: The newsletter includes important editorials from PACBI on academic boycott in 2011

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Stuttgart Declaration: Closing Document of Palestine Solidarity Conference

Stuttgart Declaration Closing Document of the Palestine solidarity conference “Separated in the past – together in the future”. Stuttgart, 26-28 November 2010 Equality – or nothing (Edward W. Said) From 26-28 November 2010, over 200 participants came together for a

Posted in Boycott, Boycott News, German Organizing, Sanctions, Why Boycott?!

Tell Felix Da Housecat: Don’t Play Apartheid Israel!

We have learned that American artist, Felix Da Housecat, is scheduled to perform in Tel Aviv on December 12th, 2010. We have sent a letter asking him to join the BDS movement but we need your help in getting the

Posted in Boycott News, Cultural Boycott, U.S. Cultural Workers, U.S. Organizing, USACBI in the News

USACBI on Professor Lisa Taraki’s US Visit

The U.S. Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel [USACBI] is proud to host Professor Lisa Taraki during her tour of the United States. In addition to her academic work as a sociologist at Birzeit University in Palestine

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Alvin Ailey: Don’t Dance Around Israeli Apartheid

PACBI | 9 October 2010 While human beings are being willfully denied not just their rights but their needs for their children and grandparents and themselves, I feel deeply that I should not be sending even tacit signals that [performing

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OECD chief warns: Jerusalem conference could be canceled

World economic body chief criticizes tourism minister for claiming that holding a conference in Jerusalem demonstrates its support for Israel’s sovereignty there. By Barak Ravid and Irit Rosenblum Angel Gurria, Secretary-General of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD),

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Towards accountability: John Dugard interviewed

Adri Nieuwhof, The Electronic Intifada, 5 October 2010 Last month, Professor John Dugard, former UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, chaired a meeting on universal Jurisdiction in the Hague. The Electronic Intifada contributor Adri Nieuwhof

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