Palestina

In MLA straw vote, the winds shift– for Palestine

PACBI - 2 ore 1 min fa
-On Saturday, the Modern Language Association’s Delegate Assembly affirmed in a straw poll by 48 votes to 26 that boycotts help to protect academic freedom. By 66 to 0, they also endorsed the idea that the MLA should roundly condemn retaliation against scholars who speak out publicly on matters concerning Palestine and Israel.
Categorie: Palestina

Solidarity Demonstration in Nazareth: Ferguson to Palestine

PACBI - 2 ore 1 min fa
-On a historic trip to Palestine, freedom fighters from Los Angeles, Miami, Chicago, New York, Ferguson, and Atlanta were able to witness firsthand the effects of Israeli apartheid and occupation, and to learn from the people who are actively resisting on the front lines.
Categorie: Palestina

Israeli citizens against the attempt to silence discussion of Israeli apartheid

PACBI - 2 ore 1 min fa
-We are Israeli citizens, active against our government's policies of racism, occupation and apartheid. We have learned that the VU University council in Amsterdam has tried to prevent an important panel by the Palestina forum from taking place. An Israeli citizen, Ronnie Barkan, was also scheduled to take part in the panel. This move by the University demonstrates that it has actively chosen a discriminating manner of behavior, deciding which Israeli speakers are legitimate and which are not.
Categorie: Palestina

Video: Jerusalem resident assaulted by Israeli-backed US “Muslim leaders”

PACBI - 2 ore 1 min fa
-The Electronic Intifada has identified the male assailant described in this post and seen in the video above as Mohammed Hameeduddin, the former mayor, and a current council member, of Teaneck, New Jersey.
Categorie: Palestina

Dream Defenders, Black Lives Matter & Ferguson Reps Take Historic Trip to Palestine

PACBI - 2 ore 1 min fa
-Representatives at the forefront of the movements for Black lives and racial justice have taken a historic trip to Palestine this week to connect with activists living under Israeli occupation.
Categorie: Palestina

The quiet boycott: When Israeli art is out

PACBI - 2 ore 1 min fa
-For most Israelis, the cultural boycott of the country is felt mainly when a famous singer or a movie star decides not to come here to perform or attend a film festival. But the boycott, which has been in place officially since 2005 as part of the wider campaign of boycotts, divestment and sanctions, also exists in the field of art, and Israeli artists and art institutions are strongly affected by it. It is practiced overtly as well as covertly, officially and unofficially, and by a variety of groups within the art world.
Categorie: Palestina

The year ahead in academic boycotts of Israel

PACBI - 2 ore 1 min fa
-When the final history of the academic boycott against Israel is written, 2014 will likely have a prominent chapter.
Categorie: Palestina

2014: Shattering the Academic Boycott of Israel Taboo

PACBI - 2 ore 1 min fa
-2014 was simultaneously a terribly painful and remarkably hopeful year for the Palestinian people.
Categorie: Palestina

Palestinian academics, advocates targeted for imprisonment without charge or trial

PACBI - 2 ore 1 min fa
-The Israeli Supreme Court rejected a petition by Palestinian political detainee Dr. Ghassan Thuqan, 57, an academic lecturer in the Faculty of Education at An-Najah University, on Tuesday, 16 December.
Categorie: Palestina

And the Faithwashing Continues: Second Cohort Of Muslim Leadership Initiative Participants Leave For Israel

PACBI - 2 ore 1 min fa
-Everyone begins their new year in different ways. Many run to sign up for gym memberships they’ll forget about in about three weeks and others who think it’s finally time to kick the chemical addiction of nicotine.
Categorie: Palestina

15 powerful ways student activists stood up for Palestine in 2014

PACBI - 2 ore 1 min fa
-For student Palestine solidarity activists around the globe, 2014 was a year of victories, challenges and creative resistance.
Categorie: Palestina

How I know BDS will win, and I will lose

PACBI - 2 ore 1 min fa
-This month, the union of graduate students at the University of California voted to join the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel. This marked the first time that the membership of a major American union voted to endorse BDS.
Categorie: Palestina

Robbie Williams: Do not play apartheid Israel

PACBI - 2 ore 1 min fa
-The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI), a member of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement in Palestine, has learned that you plan to perform in Israel on 2 May 2015 [1]. We are writing to urge you to refrain from playing in apartheid Israel and not to lend your name to covering up Israel’s grave violations of international law and human rights against the Palestinian people.
Categorie: Palestina

When 'Civility' Is Code for Suppression

PACBI - 2 ore 1 min fa
-By Radhika Sainath, cooperating counsel at the Center for Constitutional Rights and a staff attorney at Palestine Solidarity Legal Support, where she advises students on matters relating to free speech, discrimination, threats, surveillance, and disciplinary charges.
Categorie: Palestina

HUDS Suspends Purchases from Israeli Soda Company

PACBI - 2 ore 1 min fa
-Following student group complaints and internal discussions, Harvard University Dining Services has decided to suspend purchases of appliances from a company involved in an international settlement dispute.
Categorie: Palestina

2014 Influence List: Boycotters

PACBI - 2 ore 1 min fa
-As national organizations go, the American Studies Association is fairly small. But its impact this year on political discourse has been outsized. By voting in favor of an academic boycott of Israel, its 18-member executive body provoked a bitter debate nationally and internationally, within higher education and beyond.
Categorie: Palestina

Call to Boycott the Canaan Conference for German-Israeli-Palestinian Women’s “Trialogue”

PACBI - 2 ore 1 min fa
-The International Canaan Conference (15-18 Dec. 2014, Berlin) Violates Normalisation Guidelines for Israeli-Palestinian Cooperation and is Subjected to Boycott
Categorie: Palestina

Repression Fails to Stop the Growing BDS Movement on North American Campuses!

PACBI - 2 ore 1 min fa
-In the past few years, support for the Palestinian call for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) against Israel has grown tremendously around the world, particularly on North American campuses, despite heightened bullying and threats by Israel and its well-oiled lobby groups.
Categorie: Palestina

TO MIL15 Festival, Santiago, Chile

PACBI - 2 ore 1 min fa
-From Israeli citizens: Please say NO to Batsheva and Israeli Apartheid Propaganda! We are Israeli citizens who are active against our government’s policies of racism, apartheid and occupation towards the Palestinian people.
Categorie: Palestina

Press release: UAW 2865, UC Student-Worker Union, Becomes First Major U.S. Labor Union to Support Divestment From Israel by Membership Vote

PACBI - 2 ore 1 min fa
-Press Contacts: Union Contact: Katy Fox-Hodess (UAW 2865 Executive Board), katyrose@gmail.com, 510-705-3144. Link to press release: http://www.uaw2865.org/?p=15179
Categorie: Palestina