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Enrique Iglesias, don’t sing for Israeli Apartheid!

The following letter to Enrique Iglesias, urging him to respect the boycott of Israel, was coordinated by the BDS Group Catalonia. USACBI is a signatory and is distributing the letter, in English and Spanish. Also, please see the Facebook page calling upon

Posted in Cultural Boycott, Spanish Organizing, USACBI in the News

Video: How Now BDS? Media, Politics and Queer Activism

Adalah-NY sponsored this event, featuring Judith Butler, John Greyson and Jasbir Puar, as part of New York City’s Israeli Apartheid Week. This event was held on March 11 at Judson Memorial Church in Manhattan, as part of Israeli Apartheid Week

Posted in Boycott News, U.S. Academica, U.S. Cultural Workers, U.S. Organizing

“Damning” report on University of Johannesburg’s relations with Israel’s Ben-Gurion University

Today, a fact-finding report commissioned on the University of Johannesburg’s relationship with Israel’s Ben-Gurion University (BGU) was released. The report, titled, “The UJ-BGU Report”, is attached to this media release and can be accessed at The UJ-BGU Report reveals “damning”

Posted in Boycott News, South African Academica, South African Organizing, Take Action

Students Against Israeli Apartheid at the University of Toronto and York University Launch Campus Divestment Campaign

Sign the SAIA Toronto Divestment Petition HERE On Monday March 7, the first night of Israeli Apartheid Week 2011, Students Against Israeli Apartheid, at the University of Toronto and York University officially launched a campaign demanding that their respective universities divest from

Posted in Boycott News, Canadian Academia, Canadian Organizing, Divestment, Student Organizing

University of Johannesburg: Cancel Relationship with Ben-Gurion University!

International academics are invited to sign the petition from the University of Johannesburg, calling for an end to the university’s relationship with Ben-Gurion University( The UJ Petition was initiated late last year by South African academics, who have now asked for

Posted in Boycott News, South African Academica, South African Organizing, Take Action

Bay Area community members say “Drown Out Apartheid” at Israeli Philharmonic in San Francisco

Tour greeted with protests in six of seven U.S. cities FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 27 – Fifty members of the Bay Area human rights community protested the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra’s (IPO) performance at Davies Symphony Hall on Sunday evening, using

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

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

Posted in Boycott, Boycott News, German Organizing