LAHORE [Nation] 25 January 2010 - A campaign to express solidarity with the Palestinian people was launched here in Lahore on Sunday. It would work under the name of “Pakistanis for Palestine” initiative.
Campaign coordinators and members, Amanullah Kariapper, Magid Shihade and Qalandar Memon announced this while addressing a joint news conference at Lahore Press Club here.
Nora Barrows-Friedman [Electronic Intifada] 11 January 2010 - In 2009, Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts, became the first American higher educational institution to successfully pressure its Board of Trustees to divest from Israel-tied mutual funds.
We are Arab students at the Israeli universities writing to you in support of the proposed academic boycott of Israeli academic institutions. We believe that the boycott is timely and hopefully will help in upholding moral values of fairness, justice and equality which have been sorely missed in our region.
By Cnaan Liphshiz [Haaretz] 30 October 2009 - The university of Trondheim in Norway may become the first university in the West to adopt an academic boycott of Israel, if a majority of its board votes in favor of the move at a meeting on the subject next month.
Three days prior to the November 12 vote by the board of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), the institution will host a lecture on Israel's alleged use of anti-Semitism as a political tool.
Following a landmark referendum, students at Sussex University have voted to boycott Israeli goods. The decision follows the Palestinian call for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel, which calls upon the Israeli state to respect international law and end the occupation of Palestine.
PACBI [1 October 2009] - Since its founding in 2004, PACBI has advocated a boycott of Israeli academic and cultural institutions, based on the premise that these institutions are complicit in the system of oppression that has denied Palestinians their basic rights guaranteed by international law.