Submitted by Abraham Greenhouse on Thu, 11/08/2012 - 19:04
As campus activists in the US work to build a sustainable movement following the Second National Conference of Students for Justice in Palestine, it’s more important than ever to internalize and build upon the lessons of past efforts.
Submitted by Asa Winstanley on Fri, 10/26/2012 - 21:25
On Wednesday evening Edinburgh University’s Students For Justice in Palestine (SJP) manged to attend and disrupt a lecture by Daniel Taub, the Israeli ambassador to the UK. Taub was hosted by the university’s student politics society, and protected by what one activist told EI was the largest police presence anyone could remember.
UMass Boston’s undergraduate student government unanimously passes a divestment resolution against Boeing; the US’ largest Latin@ youth association continues to endorse BDS across the country; Moroccan activists say no to orientalist Israeli belly dancers; and more!
Submitted by Maureen Clare Murphy on Fri, 03/30/2012 - 16:59
In a landmark development in the US Palestine solidarity movement, M.E.Ch.A., the largest association of Latin@ youth in the US, voted overwhelmingly to endorse the Palestinian call for boycott, divestment and sanctions.
The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel issued a strong statement of condemnation against the partnership between Cornell University and the Technion, who are building a multi-billion-dollar science and technology campus in New York City.
Submitted by Adri Nieuwhof on Thu, 02/23/2012 - 17:04
An increasing number of organizations endorse the call to make 17 April a Day of International Action. Richard Falk and South African former political prisoners who resisted apartheid have added their weight to the call.
After a year-long campaign by DePaul’s Students for Justice in Palestine against Sabra hummus products from the dining halls, the university has quietly introduced alternative brands from which students can choose according to their ethics.