Monthly Archives: January 2011

Pappe: Stuttgart Declaration represents a paradigm shift

Ilan Pappe January 18, 2011 Following the controversy (*) caused by the Final Declaration of the Conference of Solidarity with Palestine, held in November 2010 in Stuttgart under the title “One Democratic State in Palestine with Equal Rights for all

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British Writers in Support of Palestine: Jerusalem Book Fair & Prize Eminently Boycottable

BWISP – Jerusalem Book Fair & Prize: Both Eminently Boycottable It was announced yesterday that British novelist Ian McEwan has been awarded the Jerusalem Prize, awarded biennally at the Jerusalem Book Fair, to a writer whose work explores the theme of the

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AMARC: World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters Joins BDS Movement

Recently, in La Plata, Argentina, the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC)  joined the BDS movement. See below for the AMARC statement and a solidarity statement from Tadamon! Montreal. AMARC 10 motion to support Palestinian civil society call for

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USACBI Appeal to Macy Gray: Don’t legitimize apartheid

Dear Macy Gray, You report on your Facebook page that you are receiving “a lot of letters from activists urging/begging me to boycott by NOT performing in protest of Apartheid against the Palestinians.” And you say that you “don’t know how my

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Macy Gray publicly contemplating the BDS call – contact her on Facebook!

Macy Gray published this on her official Facebook page: “I’m booked for 2 shows in TelAviv. I’m getting alot of letters from activists urging/begging me to boycott by NOT performing in protest of Apartheid against the Palestinians. What the Israeli government is doing to the

Posted in Boycott, Boycott News, Cultural Boycott, Israeli Organizing, Take Action, U.S. Cultural Workers

ASU students protest study abroad in Israel program

The following article was written by Arizona State University student Oday Shahin, and published in the State Press, ASU’s student newspaper. Study abroad program sends wrong message By Oday Shahin October 10, 2010 at 5:33 pm ASU’s Study Abroad Office announced

Posted in Boycott, Boycott News, Student Organizing, Study Abroad, U.S. Academica, U.S. Organizing

Open Letter to Jon Bon Jovi: Don’t Play Apartheid Israel

http://www.pacbi.org/etemplate.php?id=1442 It is with great disappointment that the undersigned organizations learned of your scheduled performance in Israel set for 2011 as part of your “Circle Tour” [1].  Given that Israel is involved in grave violations of international law and human rights,

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