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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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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

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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

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PACBI: The Challenge for 2011: Start implementing the academic boycott of Israel

http://www.pacbi.org/etemplate.php?id=1438 If 2010 witnessed an exceptional growth of the global BDS movement, especially in the cultural and consumer products fields, one of the main challenges facing the movement in 2011 will be to start putting into effect concrete boycott measures

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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

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