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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

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

Posted in Boycott News, Cultural Boycott, Divestment, U.S. Academica, U.S. Organizing, USACBI Event, USACBI in the News

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

Posted in Boycott, Boycott News, Divestment, Sanctions, Why Boycott?!

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!

Posted in Boycott, Boycott News, Divestment, U.S. Academica, U.S. Organizing, Why Boycott?!

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

Posted in Boycott News, Divestment, Palestinian Organizing, U.S. Organizing

Lessons from the UC Berkeley Divestment Effort, Hillel on Campus

Posted on September 30 2010 by Cecilie Surasky under BDS , Educational Institutions. [Editor’s note: The Jewish Telegraphic Agency’s video report (above) on Israel-defense training for students made me think that now would be a good time to re-publish Lessons

Posted in Boycott News, Divestment, U.S. Academica, U.S. Organizing

Georgia Urged to Divest and Boycott Israel

(Distributed by the Green Party of the United States, http://www.gp.org) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, October 6th, 2010 For further information, contact: Bruce Dixon, 678-298-9463 x3 Press Secretary, Georgia Green Party http://www.GeorgiaGreenParty.org/ Georgia Greens cite reports of IDF atrocities In correspondence

Posted in Boycott News, Divestment, Take Action, U.S. Organizing