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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

Posted in Boycott, Boycott News, Cultural Boycott, Palestinian Academia, Palestinian Organizing, Why Boycott?!

New PACBI Newsletter: Risala December 2010

PACBI, the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel, recently released its December 2010 newsletter, with many informative updates and articles. It is available here: http://www.pacbi.org/newsletter/december2010.php The newsletter includes important editorials from PACBI on academic boycott in 2011

Posted in Boycott News, Palestinian Organizing

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

Posted in Boycott News, Cultural Boycott, Palestinian Organizing

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

Open letter to UK Trades Union Congress General Secretary

4th October 2010 Brendan Barber General Secretary Trades Union Congress Congress House Great Russell Street London WC1B 3LS Dear Mr Barber, The Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC), of which all of Palestinian trade union federations are members,

Posted in Boycott, Boycott News, Labor Organizing, Palestinian Organizing

TIAA-CREF: Divest from Injustice

Occupied Palestine, October 4th 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 pension fund TIAA-CREF to live

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

BDS Goes South

PACBI | 29 September 2010 In a landmark event held in New Delhi on 22-23 September 2010, the conference “A Just Peace for Palestine” ended with a clear call for BDS as a strategy for realizing justice for Palestinians. The

Posted in Boycott, Boycott News, Indian Organizing, Palestinian Organizing