News and Opinion

Records: 10 - 20 of 1858

Elizabeth Redden | Inside Higher Ed | 19 August 2014
Boycott Battles Ahead

The war in Gaza has spurred a flurry of statements and letters on the part of concerned academics -- and many expect debate about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to grow on U.S. campuses in the year ahead. ....

USACBI | 18 August 2014
Over 1,200 Scholars Boycott University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Until Professor Steven Salaita Reinstated

URBANA-CHAMPAIGN – A petition signed by over 1,200 scholars in diverse fields was submitted today to Chancellor Phyllis Wise and the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. The signatories have refused to speak or lecture at UIUC until Dr. Steven Salaita is reinstated in hi....

Debra Nussbaum Cohen | Haaretz | 17 August 2014
U.S. students ramp up BDS movement in wake of Gaza war

Operation Protective Edge triggers growth of anti-Israel student groups - including Jewish members; Pro-Israel groups counter movement by boosting leadership training.....

Ali Abunimah | Electronic Intifada | 18 August 2014
“Warrior students”: How Israeli universities are supporting war crimes in Gaza

“The university is proud of all its students and thanks those who did reserve service,” writes Tel Aviv University dean Yoav Ariel in a 13 August email. “I wish us all a swift return to our blessed routine.” ....

Mondoweiss | 19 August 2014
Amid fierce debate, members of German think tank take a stand on Gaza

The following is a statement by scholars, ex-scholars and associates of the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation in Germany, a think tank associated with the Left Party. The Foundation’s official position on Palestine is currently under debate and it is periodically accused of antisemitism in German political....

17 August 2014
Gaza Statement to the World: From Rectors of 128 Universities in Turkey

In Gaza, there has been a great tragedy for humanity. The whole world is not reacting to it, as if they were all deaf and blind. The Israeli government has lost its discernment and has cruelly targeted Palestinian children. In Ramadan, the Muslim world’s holy month, people having iftar were disrupte....

PNGO | 14 August 2014
Israel: profiting from both the destruction and aid of Gaza

In the past month, a plethora of emergency aid responses, organisational position statements and NGO campaigns have been launched in response to the catastrophic Israeli assault on Gaza. Unfortunately, these have been of mixed quality, with most of them making strong comments on the level of destruc....

InCACBI | 17 August 2014
InCACBI appeals to Infosys and other Indian companies to stop collaboration with Israel

We, a group of academics, activists and artists in India, came together in 2010 to campaign against yet another apartheid regime by extending support to the international campaign for the academic and cultural boycott of Israel. (Visit our website for more information.)....

14 August 2014
Celebrating the EBS EDIF’s Announcement – It’s High Time to Boycott Israel!

The Organizing Committee of the 11th EBS International Documentary Festival (EIDF) announced on August 13th that it had cancelled its ‘Israeli Documentary Collection’ and ‘Conference on Israeli Documentaries,’ which led to the cancellation of the official sponsorship of the Israeli Embassy in South ....

Jeremy Simes | Leader Post | 12 August 2014
U of R won't pursue study tour deal with Israel

As the smoke clears in devastated Gaza, University of Regina faculty, students and community members reaffirmed their anger over the school's discussions with Israeli universities.....

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