PACBI Statement

Stephen Hawking’s decision to heed the call of Palestinian academics to refuse to lend legitimacy to Israel and its complicit institutions until Palestinian self-determination is realized is having a tremendous impact among Palestinians, especially in the academic community. The principled, direct, and unambiguous decision communicated by Hawkins to the organizers of the high-profile, public relations Israeli conference at which the president of the state is to be honored in June is unprecedented for a global scholar of his stature, and is deeply appreciated by Palestinians.

June 4, 2013
PACBI Statement

The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) is deeply disturbed by the decision of the International Society for Political Psychology (ISPP) to hold its conference at the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC), Herzliya, Israel, from July 8-11, 2013 [1].

May 20, 2013
PACBI Statement

 The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) salutes the Association for Asian American Studies (AAAS) in the United States for its principled support for the cause of justice in Palestine by adopting, at its annual meeting in Seattle on 20 April 2013, a resolution supporting the boycott of Israeli academic institutions and in solidarity with the world-wide movement responding to this call from Palestinian civil society.

April 24, 2013
PACBI Statement
PACBI and the entire BDS movement around the world celebrated what commentators described as a “crushing defeat”[1] of legal efforts by Israel and its powerful lobby groups to delegitimize BDS and anti-Zionist activism in general.
April 3, 2013
PACBI Statement
PACBI and the entire BDS movement around the world celebrated what commentators described as a “crushing defeat”[1] of legal efforts by Israel and its powerful lobby groups to delegitimize BDS and anti-Zionist activism in general.
April 3, 2013
PACBI Statement

It is with great disappointment that the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) has learned of your scheduled performance in Israel set for May 7, 2013 [1].  Although you performed in Israel in 2009, we appeal to you now in hopes that you might be more familiar with the situation.  Given that Israel is involved in grave violations of international law and huma

March 27, 2013