Monthly Archives: October 2010

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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Propaganda and Israel/Palestine: The War is On

Poor CAMERA…so victimized, so lonely. Tell the President and Provost of Boston University you are alarmed that they are welcoming a group of apologists for Israeli war crimes!

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French BDS Activists Request Your Help!

Monday, 27 September 2010 12:21 CAPJPO-EuroPalestine The repression against BDS activists in France is reaching a new height with the prosecution of a French MP, Alima Boumediene-Thiery (member of the French Senate) who participated in a BDS action in the

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Architects against Israeli occupation

With the settlement freeze over, international architects must take action to end illegal construction in the West Bank o Abe Hayeem o guardian.co.uk, Monday 4 October 2010 10.01 BST In deciding to back the boycott of Ariel theatre in the

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Is boycotting Israel anti-Semitic?

Sherry Wolf, a member of the International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network, responds to claims from supporters of Zionism that criticism of Israel–and in particular, the movement for boycott, divestment and sanctions against it–is “anti-Semitic.” October 7, 2010 ISRAEL’S SUPPORTERS wield the

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Palestine boycott committee calls on US pension fund to divest from Israel

Press release, Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee, 5 October 2010 The Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC), on behalf of its constituent organizations and unions representing the majority of Palestinian civil society, calls upon the US non-profit

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ETC, Expel the Cameri Theater of Tel-Aviv!

September 14, 2010 To the board and member theatres of the European Theatre Convention (ETC), We, Jews, Palestinians, citizens of Israel, write to you today asking you to cancel the Israeli theatre The Cameri’s membership of the ETC, due to

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