Monthly Archives: September 2010

Cut ties with Israel University, UJ told

September 28 2010 at 07:14pm The Congress of SA Trade Unions (Cosatu) on Tuesday added its voice to calls for the University of Johannesburg to cut ties with Israel’s Ben Gurion University. “… we call upon the University of Johannesburg

Posted in Boycott, Boycott News, Labor Organizing, South African Academica, South African Organizing

Czech public figures call on Václav Havel: “Do not use your name to whitewash Israeli war crimes, human rights violations

[ISM Czech Republic] – In response to news about Václav Havel’s support for an international campaign to fight so-called ’delegitimisation’ of Israel and to fight against the worldwide boycott movement against Israel initiated by the former Spanish Prime Minister José

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SA university must reconsider Israel ties – Haidar Eid

As a graduate of the University of Johannesburg and a resident of Gaza, I find it distressing that the university has signed an agreement with Israel’s Ben Gurion University despite the policy of ethnic cleansing and the latest war crimes

Posted in Boycott, Boycott News, Palestinian Organizing, South African Academica, South African Context, South African Organizing, Why Boycott?!

Why Does Israel Still Occupy the Palestinians?

Weekend Edition September 24 – 26, 2010 Policies Defying Rationality? By SHIR HEVER The majority of Israel’s anti-occupation movement, unfortunately, does not focus on the rights of Palestinians to live free, but on the damage that the occupation causes to

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SCORPIONS: “Wind of Change” for Justice or Apartheid?

An Open Letter from PACBI Dear Scorpions, Occupied Ramallah, 28 September 2010 — The Palestinian Campaign for Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) has learned from various sources that you are scheduled to perform in Tel Aviv on October

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200 prominent South Africans sign BGU boycott petition

By RONEN SHNIDMAN 09/25/2010 00:27 Pro-boycott petition letter circulated ahead of University of Johannesburg vote on whether to end ties with Ben-Gurion University set for Sept. 29. Talkbacks (14) Two hundred prominent South Africans have publicly called for the University

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Eight American Universities Say Yes to Apartheid – An Analysis

Lawrence Davidson A letter from Gaza appeared on the Web dated September 24, 2010. It was from a group of Gaza academics and students and sought to publicize the fact that eight American universities have recently signed agreements with various

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