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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 September 10, 2012 [1].  We write to add our voice to the many appeals that you must surely have read by now.  We had hoped that the international solidarity, with letters from India, Lebanon, Italy, Israel and the US, not to mention individuals who have appealed to you both publicly and p
August 1, 2012
PACBI Statement
July 18, 2012
PACBI Statement

The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) urges Jazz performers and fans to boycott the 26th Red Sea Jazz Festival in Eilat running from July 30th to August 2nd, 2012. PACBI believes that this festival, as with similar cultural initiatives supported by Israeli state institutions, is designed to whitewash the crimes of Israeli apartheid. The festival boasts on its website sponsorship by a score of Israeli official organisations, including the Ministry of Culture and Sport, the Ministry of Tourism and the Eilat Municipality, amongst others...

July 14, 2012
PACBI Statement

Dear Nicola Zingaretti,

The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) is alarmed to learn that the Province of Rome is to organize ‘Two Days of Creativity and Innovation’ which will be held on the 4th and 5th of July 2012, with Israel as the guest of honor...

July 2, 2012
PACBI Statement
 
background:white">“It isn’t possible for me to permit [publication] at this time for the following reason:  As you may know, last Fall in South Africa the Russell Tribunal on Palestine met and determined that Israel is guilty of apartheid and persecution of the Palestinian people, both inside Israel and also in the Occupied Territories.  The testimony we heard, both from Israelis and Palestinians (I was a jurist) was devastating.  I grew up under American apartheid and this was far wo
July 2, 2012
PACBI Statement
 
background:white">“It isn’t possible for me to permit [publication] at this time for the following reason:  As you may know, last Fall in South Africa the Russell Tribunal on Palestine met and determined that Israel is guilty of apartheid and persecution of the Palestinian people, both inside Israel and also in the Occupied Territories.  The testimony we heard, both from Israelis and Palestinians (I was a jurist) was devastating.  I grew up under American apartheid and this was far wo
July 2, 2012
PACBI Statement

 The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) would like to applaud and thank the world-class musician, Zakir Hussain, for canceling his performance in Israel [1].  Hussain‘s cancellation, coming on the heels of similar cancellations by Cassandra Wilson, Cat Power, among other international celebrities, has rattled the Israeli establishment and triggered even wider debate on the fast growth of BDS, particularly in the cultural domain, and its direct connection to Israel‘s intensifying crimes against the Palestinians.

June 13, 2012
PACBI Statement
Occupied Ramallah
 
 
It is with great disappointment that the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) has learned of your scheduled
June 8, 2012
PACBI Statement

This month, almost a year after South Africans succeeded in severing institutional ties between the University of Johannesburg and Ben Gurion University, the University of KwaZulu-Natal cancelled a lecture by a representative of the Israeli state [1]. It is significant that the first major successful implementations of the academic boycott of Israeli institutions should come from South Africa.

June 1, 2012