Submitted by Nora Barrows-Fr... on Wed, 02/08/2012 - 21:29
A regular roundup of news and actions from the global boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement. Canadian radio broadcasters urge a Vancouver station to adopt a BDS resolution, boycott campaigners urge Cat Power to cancel her upcoming Tel Aviv performance, and more.
The well-funded Israel lobby continues to wage attacks against university faculty, staff and students who engage in Palestine solidarity activism. One professor talks about why he refuses to be silent despite the threats against him, and why he thinks the tide is turning.
Submitted by Nora Barrows-Fr... on Thu, 12/15/2011 - 18:25
Professor Terri Ginsberg spoke out to her students about Israel’s policies in Palestine, and lost her job. Seeking justice from the university and the state court system is proving to be an uphill battle, but she’s determined to fight for free speech on US campuses.