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Massive Attack Shows Support for Gaza at Longitude

PACBI - Mer, 23/07/2014 - 15:37
-(Marlay Park, Ireland) Several tweets following Massive Attack's set at Dublin's Longitude Festival confirmed the band's strong support for Gaza.
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Statement in Support of Cultural Boycott

PACBI - Mer, 23/07/2014 - 15:37
-We, the undersigned US artists and cultural workers, condemn the current Israeli attack and aggression on Gaza and commit to support the Palestinian call for the cultural boycott of Israel. Statement in Support of Cultural Boycott
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America, Thanks for not playing Israel.

PACBI - Mer, 23/07/2014 - 15:37
- Folk rock band "America" will not be entertaining Israeli fans on August 7 as planned. They are best known for their 1970's hit "Horse with No Name."
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Largest British union refuses to offer support for peace talks

PACBI - Mer, 23/07/2014 - 15:37
- Unite, Britain’s biggest trade union and the leading labor union backer of the Labour Party, voted this week to support BDS, the boycott/divestment/sanctions movement, but also to reject the peace process. The report is at Middle East Monitor:
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Stop Israeli Apartheid! Boycott, Embargo and Indictments

PACBI - Mer, 23/07/2014 - 15:37
-We are Israeli citizens who know full well that Israel is an apartheid state. We have been active for years against our government's racist and oppressive policies of colonization
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Alexei Sayle: Israel is Jimmy Savile of nation states

PACBI - Mer, 23/07/2014 - 15:37
-Alexei Sayle has fiercely condemned Israel’s air strikes in the Gaza Strip, by comparing the nation's behaviour to that of prolific sex offender Jimmy Savile.
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Chomsky and BDS

PACBI - Mer, 23/07/2014 - 15:37
-Many people who have come to value the courageous and principled stands of Noam Chomsky regarding injustice and imperialism are surprised to learn of his opposition to most aspects of BDS.
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Victorian College of the Arts students vote to boycott Israeli apartheid

PACBI - Mer, 23/07/2014 - 15:37
-The Victorian College of the Arts Student Association (VCASA) voted on July 21st to become part of the Palestinian lead Boycott, Divestments and Sanctions Campaign (BDS). The VCASA, which represents over 1,200 students, voted unanimously for the motion, in the midst of Israel’s bombing of Gaza. Israel has so far murdered over 400 Palestinians in this latest campaign.
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The ALA supports the Academic Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions.

PACBI - Mer, 23/07/2014 - 15:37
-Whereas the African Literature Association is committed to the pursuit of social justice, to the struggle against all forms of racism, including anti-semitism, discrimination, and xenophobia
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Yes, American Studies Includes Gaza

PACBI - Mer, 23/07/2014 - 15:37
-There is a popular distaste for "rehashing old history." But of course as educators we do not, or should not, feel that way. We teach the importance of not only understanding but reappraising the past, of building knowledge but also questioning the foundations upon which it rests.
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Solidarity with Gaza: Statement by Palestinian performing art organizations

PACBI - Mer, 23/07/2014 - 15:37
-We, cultural workers representing the majority of Palestinian performing art organizations, condemn the current Israeli attack and aggression on Gaza, and the indiscriminate killing and maiming of mainly civilians, among them many children and women.
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Critical Ethnic Studies Association Resolution on Academic Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions

PACBI - Mer, 23/07/2014 - 15:37
-Critical Ethnic Studies Association endorses the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement and honors the call of Palestinian civil society with the passage of a Resolution on the Academic Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions.
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Australian court drops racism case against professor who backs BDS

PACBI - Mer, 23/07/2014 - 15:37
-Jake Lynch had rejected an application by an Israeli colleague and cited a University of Sydney institution’s support for the boycott, divestment and sanctions efforts.
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Spike Jonze, in Israel for festival, cancels lecture due to Gaza conflict

PACBI - Mer, 23/07/2014 - 15:37
-Director Spike Jonze, who arrived in Israel on Monday to take part in the Jerusalem Film Festival, has canceled a master class that he was scheduled to teach on Wednesday due to the hostilities between Gaza and Israel.
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"The state is guilty of war crimes": Scotland’s national poet endorses Israel boycott

PACBI - Mer, 23/07/2014 - 15:37
-Liz Lochhead, the Makar or National Poet of Scotland, today announced that she is formally endorsing the academic and cultural boycott of Israel.
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Dublin City Council motion calls for end to attacks on Gaza and Administrative Detention, and for arms embargo & trade sanctions on Israel

PACBI - Mer, 23/07/2014 - 15:37
-The Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign (IPSC) today welcomed Dublin City Council’s unanimous passing of a motion calling for an end to both the ongoing Israeli attacks on Gaza in which at least 184 Palestinian have been killed and the Israeli-imposed illegal siege of the coastal strip
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Urgent Call From Gaza Civil Society: Act Now!

PACBI - Mer, 23/07/2014 - 15:37
-Besieged Gaza, Occupied Palestine--We Palestinians trapped inside the bloodied and besieged Gaza Strip call on conscientious people all over the world, to act, protest, and intensify the boycotts, divestments and sanctions against Israel until it ends this murderous attack on our people and is held to account.
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Faculty for Palestine Opposes Canadian University Links with Israeli Institutions

PACBI - Mer, 23/07/2014 - 15:37
-1. Israel must be held accountable for its measures of collective punishment of the Palestinian people
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Israel must be held accountable for its collective punishment of Palestinians

PACBI - Mer, 23/07/2014 - 15:37
-- Palestinian organisations condemn Israeli operations in West Bank and Gaza as collective punishment - Palestinians call for military embargo and boycott action
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U.S. rapper Talib Kweli backs out of Israel show

PACBI - Mer, 23/07/2014 - 15:37
- American rapper Talib Kweli Greene has canceled his planned participation in an Israeli music festival, the artist announced on his Twitter feed, but remains interested in visiting the region and meeting with both Israelis and Palestinians fighting against the occupation.
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