PACBI Statement

The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel is calling on Spanish film director Pedro Almodóvar to withdraw his film "Julieta" from the Jerusalem Film Festival, which is sponsored by the Israeli government. 

PACBI Statement

The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) salutes the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR) in South Africa for taking the principled decision to cancel its participation at the International Network of Genocide Scholars (INoGS) conference.

PACBI Statement

A California Hillel chapter has partnered with a D.C.-linked public relations firm to fight the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement, according to leaked emails obtained by Mondoweiss.

PACBI Statement

As Archbishop Tutu and other South African visitors have observed, and contrary to perceptions and arguments about the “liberal” nature of the Israeli academy, the truth is that Israeli institutions of higher learning are deeply entwined in Israel’s regime of occupation, settler-colonialism and apartheid against the indigenous Palestinian people.  

PACBI Statement

The Israeli government and its lobby groups around the world have responded to the 2005 Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS), including the academic and cultural boycott, with well-oiled propaganda, across-the-board bullying and intense repression.  In the west, nothing short of a new wave of McCarthyism is setting in, except this time around the required blind loyalty is to apartheid Israel.

PACBI Statement

3 September 2014 – The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) calls on you to cancel your collaboration [1] with the Hebrew University in the program titled “Ancient Greek Drama: Influences and Contemporary Approaches,” due to the University’s deep complicity in Israel’s occupation and violation of human rights, and to reject any support from the Embassy of Israel in Athens, particularly in light of the grave war crimes and crimes against humanity committed by Israel against Palestinians in Gaza. 

PACBI Statement

Occupied Palestine, 21 August 2014 -- The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) salutes the growing number of academic associations, professional organizations, scholars, artists, political leaders and movements that have joined the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement since Israel’s genocidal onslaught against the 1.8 million Palestinians in the occupied and besieged Gaza Strip began on July 8, 2014.