Results for: cultural boycott

In the News

SOAS Palestine Society, 9 July 2009 - As part of Tel Aviv's centenary celebration, the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London hosted a Tel Aviv University Special Lecture Series from January to March 2009.

 

August 11, 2009
Analysis

Ruth Tenne [Middle East Online] 3 August 2009 - The anticipated guidelines for international cultural boycott of the State of Israel have been issued recently (20 July 2009) by the Palestinian Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI).

 

August 11, 2009
In the News

Hannah Fisher [Jerusalem Post] - More than 100 Jews and Israeli Arabs are calling on Madonna to call off her Tel Aviv concerts, scheduled for September 1 and 2.


The group has formed an organization called Boycott! Support the Palestinian BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) Call from Within, and on Sunday sent a letter to Madonna asking her not to perform at the Tel Aviv Fairgrounds.

August 11, 2009
In the News

The Coalition Against Israeli Apartheid and Women in Solidarity with Palestine have launched a protest against the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), for their exhibition of the looted Dead Sea Scrolls. For past two weeks, they have conduced successful protests (see video, pictures and media coverage below). Friday pickets are ongoing to keep up the pressure on the ROM and to continue to inform the public about the theft of the Dead Sea Scrolls.

The demands of the protest are:

- Demanding the ROM recognize the Scrolls are looted Palestinian artifacts.

July 24, 2009
In the News

Philippa Hawker, The Age, July 18, 2009 - ENGLISH filmmaker Ken Loach has withdrawn his film Looking for Eric from the Melbourne International Film Festival because the festival receives funding from the Israeli Government.


Loach told the festival if it did not reconsider the sponsorship, he would not allow the festival to screen his film.

July 23, 2009
In the News

12 July 2009 - PACBI has been heartened by the untiring efforts of BDS activists in the US and UK in organizing demonstrations and pickets at Leonard Cohen’s performances in advance of his planned concert in Tel Aviv later this summer. 

 

The call, “don’t Play Israel!” has been heard loud and clear.

July 13, 2009
In the News

Open letter, Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel, 7 July 2009

The following open letter was sent to the Melbourne International Film Festival by the The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) on 5 July 2009:

July 8, 2009
In the News

A Call from Palestine
Palestinian Students’ Campaign for the Academic Boycott of Israel (PSCABI)

PSCABI-Gaza, Occupied Palestine
29 May, 2009



"Gaza today has become the test of our indispensable morality and common humanity."

Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) National Committee, 27 December 2008 Statement

 

May 29, 2009
Analysis

Amjad Barham
The Guardian

26 May 2009

 

Palestinian academics have been heartened by the outpouring of solidarity with our people on the part of British academics and students – the latter attested to by the creative "student occupation movement" in the wake of the brutal Israeli war against the Palestinian people in Gaza last December and January.

May 29, 2009
In the News

Below:
PACBI Statement: "British academic union deals one more blow to business-as-usual with the Israeli academy"
BRICUP Statement "UCU Congress endorses boycotts, divestment and sanctions against Israel despite legal warning"

The full text of all the motions, except for late motions and late amendments, can be read here


 

May 28, 2009