-We, the undersigned, the Campaign to Boycott Supporters of Israel in Lebanon (CBSI) and the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) are pleased to learn that you plan to perform in Lebanon on July 31, 2015 but are deeply dismayed that, two days earlier, you are scheduled to sing in Tel Aviv.
-Thurston Moore has become the latest artist to boycott Israel over what he calls the nation's "brutal human rights violations".
-La campagne palestinienne pour le Boycott Universitaire et culturel d'Israėl (PACBI) est profondément désolée d'apprendre que vous avez programmé votre participation au Festival de Jazz d'Eté de la Mer Rouge qui se tiendra ą Eilat du 23 au 26 aoūt 2015. Nous vous écrivons pour vous exhorter ą ne pas associer votre nom au régime d'oppression israélien en annulant votre participation ą ce festival de jazz.
-Une trentaine de militant-e- s de la campagne BDS France (Boycott/Désinvestissement/Sanctions), lors d’une action non violente, ont investi le stand de l’entreprise israélienne Elbit, principal fournisseur de drones tueurs ą l’armée israélienne (Notamment lors du dernier massacre dans la bande de Gaza en 2014)
- Actors, authors, academics and architects have today called on the UK government to push for immediate sanctions on Israel until it abides by international law and ends its occupation of Palestinian land.
- I would like to thank Irit Naaman and Nissim Mizrahi, head of the sociology and anthropology department. It speaks to the quality of the department under your leadership, Nissim, that such a controversial and difficult issue is up for discussion here.
Vieux Farka Touré: Ne déshonorez pas la musique malienne et l'héritage culturel en divertissant l'apartheid israélien
-La campagne palestinienne pour le boycott académique et culturel d'Israėl (PACBI) est profondément consterné d'apprendre qu’il est prévu que vous allez participer dans le Red Sea Summer Jazz Festival qui se tiendra ą Eliat du 23 au 26 aoūt, 2015. Nous vous écrivons pour vous exhorter de ne pas associer votre nom avec le régime d'oppression d'Israėl en annulant votre participation dans ce festival de Jazz.
Vieux Farka Touré: Do not Dishonor Malian Music and Cultural Heritage by Entertaining Israeli Apartheid
-The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) is deeply troubled to learn that you are scheduled toparticipate in the Red Sea Summer Jazz Festival to be held in Eliatbetween August 23rd and 26th, 2015.We are writing to urge you not to associate your name with Israel’s regime of oppression by cancelling your participation in this Jazz festival.
The Two Apartheids: What are the similarities and differences between South African apartheid and the Israeli system?
-Momentum has been gaining for the international movement to boycott, divest from, and sanction Israel (known as BDS), in support of Palestinian national liberation.
Academic Freedom, Ethics, and Responsibility: The Silencing and Censoring of Palestine in Western Liberal Academia
- A few months ago a story was published on the Yedioth Hakkibutz magazine. The first page of the magazine headlined: “We have expelled, bombed, and killed” and recalled an interview with Mr. Kahanovich, a former combatant in the paramilitary underground terrorist unit Palmach. The interview contained Mr. Kahanovich’s confession about his role and participation in the expulsion and killing of Palestinian civilians during 1948.
-On 10 May 2014 Israeli forces shot dead Saji Sayel Jarab’a, a nineteen-year-old student at Birzeit University—he is one out of twenty-six Birzeit University students killed. On the same day
-An unknown group has launched a website that profiles people affiliated with pro-Palestinian student groups – publishing their names, photos, occupations and sometimes universities and majors – in an effort to dissuade potential employers from hiring them.
Caetano and Gil: Be true to the Tropicalia way -- Stand with the oppressed and refrain from entertaining Israeli apartheid and occupation
-The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) is deeply troubled to learn that you are scheduled to perform in Tel Aviv on July 28, 2015, while Israel continues unabatedly with its severe oppression against the Palestinian people. Ethnic cleansing of Palestinian communities in Jerusalem, the Naqab (Negev) and the Jordan Valle
Roger Waters to Dionne Warwick: “You are showing yourself to be profoundly ignorant of what has happened in Palestine since 1947″
-Singer and U.N. global ambassador Dionne Warwick recently released an interesting if puzzling statement asserting that she would, and I quote, “never fall victim to the hard pressures of Roger Waters, from Pink Floyd, or other political people who have their views on politics in Israel.”
-The former vocal leader of the Catalan group Ojos de Brujo, Marina Abad, had organized to perform at the Festival Méditerranée of Ashdod (south of Israel, next to the Gaza Strip) the upcoming 11th of June, next to other Spanish artists such as Tomatito, Diego Guerrero, Rycardo Moreno and Javier Limón.
Romeo Castellucci e Socìetas Raffaello Sanzio: Ascoltate i colleghi palestinesi, annullate lo spettacolo in Israele
-Pubblichiamo la lettera inivata il 9 maggio 2014 a Romeo Castellucci e alla compagnia Socìetas Raffaello Sanzio. Attendiamo ancora una risposta.
-In April 2015, nine librarians from four countries traveled to Palestine for an in-depth trip to follow up on the work of our 2013 delegation. In 2013, sixteen librarians had met with representatives from academic libraries, cultural centers, community education spaces, family libraries, museums, media centers, special collections, and more.
Lecture : What’s Next for the Global Struggle for Palestinian Rights with Omar Barghouti & Rebecca Vilkomerson
-BDS@10 presents a lecture with Omar Barghouti & Rebecca Vilkomerson moderated by David Stein at Alwan for the Arts on :
-I remember when my first daughter, then just six years old, accompanied me and a group of family and friends during one of our summer visits for a short hike in the hills surrounding my home village of Arrabeh in Israel. A high barbed-wire fence that encircled the Jewish settlement of Hararit soon interrupted out path.
-On a cold and damp winter day in 1995, I walked through the narrow alleyways of an overcrowded and dilapidated refugee camp in Jordan. In subsequent visits over the years, the camp's physical and political environment seemed to deteriorate, with poverty and unfulfilled dreams of return hanging heavier than in earlier years and decades.