American Anthropological Association move is blow to Israel lobby groups that stepped up efforts to combat BDS. Read more about US anthropologists back Israel boycott in landslide vote
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Corporate media commentators fret about “political correctness” but ignore censorship of Palestine solidarity activists. Read more about Why is Palestine absent from debate about campus suppression?
Academics say they are “committed to human rights in Palestine.” Read more about Hundreds of UK scholars pledge to boycott Israeli universities
Randi Weingarten, president of 1.5 million-strong teachers union, leads Israel propaganda tours and promotes J Street’s anti-Palestinian agenda. Read more about Why is the American Federation of Teachers promoting Israeli apartheid?
Moves to “recognize Palestine” and co-opt the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement aim to guarantee Israel’s survival as a racist state. Read more about Recognizing Palestine, BDS and the survival of Israel
Motion approved by Middle East Studies Association defends right of professors to urge that academic ties with Israel be severed. Read more about America's Middle East scholars finally discuss "boycott Israel" call
If Israeli apartheid falls, it will not just be a victory for Palestine, but a taste of liberation for the whole world. Read more about Israel's fear of boycott rooted in tactic's historic victories against colonialism
The group invokes a new California law alleging the academic boycott enables “unlawfully discrimination,” but the American Studies Association is still going forward with plans. Read more about Anti-gay Christian group threatens to sue hotel for hosting scholars who endorse Israel boycott
A Monday meeting of the University of Illinois Board of Trustees did not consider any settlement proposal regarding the case of Steven Salaita, The Electronic Intifada has learned. Read more about No deal with professor fired for Israel views is on Univ. of Illinois trustees' table
More than one hundred academics sign on to “unprecedented expression of solidarity with the Palestinian people.” Read more about Top Middle East scholars call for academic boycott of Israel