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“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 www.ujpetition.com. The UJ-BGU Report reveals “damning”

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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(www.ujpetition.com). The UJ Petition was initiated late last year by South African academics, who have now asked for

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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

French BDS Activists Request Your Help!

Monday, 27 September 2010 12:21 CAPJPO-EuroPalestine The repression against BDS activists in France is reaching a new height with the prosecution of a French MP, Alima Boumediene-Thiery (member of the French Senate) who participated in a BDS action in the

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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

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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

New Yorkers call for boycott of Israeli dance troupe Batsheva

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York, NY, September 22, 2010 – About 40 protesters gathered this evening to call upon New Yorkers to boycott the Israeli dance troupe Batsheva Dance Company during their performances at the Joyce Theater in Manhattan. Backed

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