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Records: 10 - 20 of 1967

Ayah Bashir | Electronic Intifada | 23 February 2015
From besieged Gaza to Tricky: show us solidarity and boycott apartheid Israel

It grieves me to learn of your scheduled gig in Israel set for 26 February 2015, at a time when Israel continues unabated with its colonial and apartheid designs to further massacre, oppress, dispossess and ultimately violate our very basic rights as Palestinians.....

Ben White | Al-Araby Al-Jadeed | 19 February 2015
Boycott until Israelís apartheid is dismantled

On Saturday February 14, a letter was published in The Guardian announcing a boycott of Israel by more than 700 British artists and cultural workers (disclaimer: I am a signatory). The signatories came from the worlds of literature, art, film, stage, and music. They all pledged ďto accept neither p....

Nora Barrows-Friedman | Electronic Intifada | 19 February 2015
Northwestern University students pass Israel divestment resolution

Northwestern Universityís student government passed a divestment resolution early Thursday morning after more than five hours of hearing and debate. The resolution calls on the university to pull its investments from companies that profit from Israelís occupation. ....

8 February 2015
Northwestern Divestment Resolution

WHEREAS, The Northwestern University Investment Office manages approximately $7.9 billion of University assets [1], significantly contributed to by student tuition and fees, which totaled $546.3 million in 2014; ....

Abigail Taylor & Wael Omar | Al-Araby Al-Jadeed | 18 February 2015
Why an academic boycott of Israel is needed

The rationale behind the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement is simple: choke off the international support for Israel that allows it to continue its abhorrent atrocities in Palestine. ....

18 February 2015
Stanford Student Senate Votes to Divest from Occupation of Palestine

STANFORD, Calif. - On February 17, the Undergraduate Senate of Stanford University voted 10-4-1 to pass a resolution to divest from the occupation of the Palestinian Territories. The resolution, entitled A Resolution to Divest from Companies Violating Human Rights in Occupied Palestine, calls on Sta....

The Guardian | 13 February 2015
Letter: Over 100 artists announce a cultural boycott of Israel

Along with more than 600 other fellow artists, we are announcing today that we will not engage in business-as-usual cultural relations with Israel. We will accept neither professional invitations to Israel, nor funding, from any institutions linked to its government. Since the summer war on Gaza,....

14 February 2014
Statements by signatories to the Artists Pledge for Palestine

 This is a selection of the dozens of statements we received (Published on our website from Saturday) As the son of a Jewish refugee, the anger and despair I feel can only faintly echo that of the people of Gaza. Art is a celebration of humanity, and the symbolic gesture of refusing any artis....

Mondoweiss | 10 February 2014
Stanford professors call for divestment from Israeli occupation ahead of student govt vote

The following press release was issued by Stanford Out of Occupied Palestine, a coalition of 19 campus organizations including the Black Student Union, MEChA, and Students for Justice in Palestine. Tonight the Stanford Undergraduate Senate will be voting on a resolution calling for divestment from ....

11 February 2015
Stanford Divestment Resolution Achieves 9-5 Majority; Campaign Pushes on Despite Lack of 2/3 Consensus

STANFORD, Calif. - The Undergraduate Senate of Stanford University just voted against a resolution to divest from the occupation of the Palestinian Territories. The resolution, entitled A Resolution to Divest from Companies Violating Human Rights in Occupied Palestine, called on the University to d....

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