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University Of California: Stop Profiting From Israeli Human Rights Abuses

California‚Äôs Largest Student Union Votes to Condemn California Assembly Resolution HR 35, Tells the UC Regents to Stop Profiting from Israeli Human Rights Abuses Motion to Stop Human Rights Violations BERKELEY, CA - The University of California Student Association, which represents hundreds of thousands of students at all 10 UC campuses, passed a resolution today … Continue reading University Of California: Stop Profiting From Israeli Human Rights Abuses

College Student Challenges Caterpillar

Written by Gabriel Matthew Schivone Arizona student Gabriel Matthew Schivone was invited to address the annual stockholder meeting of the Caterpillar Corporation that took place this year at the Marriot Riverwalk Hotel in San Antonio, Texas as a proxy shareholder on behalf of the largest Jewish-American peace group, Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP), and other … Continue reading College Student Challenges Caterpillar

South Africa Bid To Label Israeli Settlement Goods

Israeli anger over South Africa bid to label West Bank settlement goods Vita Bekker, The National (UAE), May 21, 2012 South Africa's Unprecedented Move Tel Aviv - The Israeli government lambasted an unprecedented move by South Africa to label all products made in Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank before selling them. The South … Continue reading South Africa Bid To Label Israeli Settlement Goods

University Of California Takes Aim At Human Rights Activists

Yudof Targets Activists and Professors From the Vietnam War to the Central American revolutions to apartheid South Africa to the East Timor occupation to the invasion of Iraq , university campuses have been an important venue for concerned scholars and activists to raise issues regarding human rights, international law and US foreign policy. However, in … Continue reading University Of California Takes Aim At Human Rights Activists

Attempted Censorship Of California State University Professor

Take Action Now! Contact CSC Chancellor Charles Reed at creed@calsttate.edu and demand Dr. Klein be provided his academic freedom and right to freedom of expression. "Nobody's free until everybody's free." ~ Fannie Lou Hamer There is mounting pressure to silence another academic voice who speaks out against apartheid. We expect educational institutions to be at … Continue reading Attempted Censorship Of California State University Professor

Open Letter From Gaza: Three Years After The Massacre

We will never forget the hurt of 3 years ago. Besieged Gaza, Occupied Palestine We, Palestinians of Gaza, 3 years on from the 22-day long massacre in Israel's operation 'Cast Lead', are calling on international civil society to make 2012 the year when solidarity with us in Palestine captures the spark of the revolutions around … Continue reading Open Letter From Gaza: Three Years After The Massacre

Congressional Tourists Avoid Apartheid in Israel

Written by Ahmad Tibi As a Palestinian member of the Knesset, I know American lawmakers aren't being shown the reality of life here. A Palestinian woman waits behind a wall after she was refused entry to cross into Jerusalem from Israel's Qalandiya checkpoint. Americans, do you know where your member of Congress is? Flocking to … Continue reading Congressional Tourists Avoid Apartheid in Israel

International Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions

Written by Eric Walberg I went because I needed to go. So said a Holocaust survivor and anti-apartheid activist about his trip to Jackson, Mississippi in 1961. The same impulse inspires BDS activists from all walks of life today, says Eric Walberg International boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) activities got a boost at the founding … Continue reading International Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions