Results for: Academic Boycott

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Jonny Paul [Jerusalem Post] 2 June 2010 - Britain’s largest trade union for academics and academic-related staff in higher education voted to support the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel and sever ties with the Histadrut, at its annual conference in Manchester on Sunday.

 

June 2, 2010
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(link to full text of resolution below) - 31 May 2010 [BRICUP] - The University and College Union, representing approximately 120,000 teaching and related staff in colleges and universities in the UK, has passed new policies supporting boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) against Israel. The debate took place on Sunday 30th May at the union’s Congress in Manchester.

 

May 31, 2010
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30 May 2010 - The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) expresses its profound appreciation for the courageous positions in support of Palestinian rights taken by the membership of the University and College Union (UCU) at its Congress today in Manchester.

 

May 31, 2010
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UNICEF: Do Not Cover Up Israel’s Violations of Palestinian Children’s Rights
Occupied Ramallah, 21 May 2010

 

May 21, 2010
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Vikram Dodd, and Rory McCarthy [Guardian] 18 May 2010 - Elvis Costello has cancelled two concerts he was scheduled to play in in protest at its treatment of Palestinians.

 

Costello, one of the most gifted British songwriters of his generation, was due to play on 30 June and 1 July but says his "conscience" dictated that he pull out of the performances.

 

May 19, 2010
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HEY ELTON, by Canadian filmmaker John Greyson

Palestinian civil society has called on Elton John to respect their boycott call and cancel his June 17th concert in Tel Aviv. If he does so, he'll be joining Santana and Gil-Scott Heron, who recently cancelled their spring concerts in Israel. This video suggests six reasons why Elton should join the BDS (boycott, divestment, sanctions) movement.

 

 

May 10, 2010
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Matthew Vella [MaltaToday] 5 May 2010 - The development NGO platform Skop has called for a boycott of Israeli companies in the wake of the shooting of Bianca Zammit, the Maltese activist injured by a live bullet shot by the Israeli Defence Forces in Gaza.

 

May 5, 2010
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University of Michigan - Dearborn Student Government

General Assembly Resolution # 2010-003

Whereas, this wise body has been known to be one of strong moral and social conscience and has in the past supported justice and international law, and

 

February 26, 2010
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Burlington, VT [Bay Area Indymedia], February 19, 2010 – Human rights activists from Vermont, New York and Israel interrupted a performance of the Israel Ballet at the Flynn Theater
February 20, 2010
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The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) and the Palestinian Students‘ Campaign for the Academic Boycott of Israel (PSCABI) call on students, lecturers and film-makers to boycott the 13th International Student Film Festival, scheduled for June 2010 in the city of Tel Aviv.

 

January 26, 2010