BELGIAN CAMPAIGN FOR AN ACADEMIC AND CULTURAL BOYCOTT OF ISRAEL (BACBI)
 

 
 


BACBI: Home.


Calls to Action :

  • "Let Palestine Study. Keep the Israeli Army off Kadoorie campus! (The Friends of Kadoorie): click here!
  • Petition: "Tell Netanyahu: Free Imad Barghouthi!" Dr. Imad Barghouthi is a renowned Palestinian astrophysicist who is currently under administrative detention for his Facebook posts. This is an unbearable attack on the Palestinian right to education. If you haven’t yet already, please sign our letter to Netanyahu" (Jewish Voice for Peace): click here!
  • Petition: "Sign our appeal to the UN about Israel’s war of repression on BDS" (BDS Movement): click here!
  • "Riposter à l’offensive anti-BDS : participez à l’opération “1.000 photos pour le boycott” (Plate-forme Charleroi-Palestine): cliquez ici!
  • "Petition: Enough with the criminalisation of the BDS movement for justice in Palestine! – let's support right2BDS!": click here!

Current Affairs:

  • Haggai MATAR: "Famed feminist British historian refuses prestigious Israeli award" (+972, May 22, 2016): click here! Catherine Hall withdraws from $330,000 prize due to Tel Aviv University’s complicity in the occupation.
  • Steven DAVIDSON: "‘This is not an environment to learn’: Palestinian college struggles to exist next to IDF training ground" (Mondoweiss, May 20, 2016): click here!
    A Palestinian agricultural and technical college, Khadoori’s location right on the pre-1967 border with Israel in the city of Tulkarem is what makes it so special. Authorities built the separation wall across Khadoori’s campus, taking 200 dunums of land in the process. Authorities transferred a chemical factory to property next to the campus in order to circumvent Israeli environmental laws. This factory, located next to the university’s agricultural area, has polluted the environment and poisoned the grounds of this institution specializing in agriculture...
  • “Israel Controls More than 85% of the Land of Historical Palestine” (Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics, May 15, 2016): click here!
  • "Israel imposes effective travel ban on BDS movement co-founder, steps up anti-BDS Repression" (BDS Movement, May 10, 2016): click here!
    Israel has officially refused to renew the travel document of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement co-founder Omar Barghouti in a move that amounts to a travel ban and is an escalation of its attacks on Palestinian human rights defenders who nonviolently advocate for Palestinian rights under international law.
  • "Prominent Palestinian astrophysicist Imad Barghouthi detained by Israeli occupation forces" (Samidoun, April 26, 2016): click here!
    Palestinian astrophysicist Imad Barghouthi was arrested again by Israeli occupation forces at Nabi Saleh checkpoint northwest of Ramallah on 24 April. Barghouthi, 53, is a professor of theoretical space-plasma physics at Al-Quds University. A former employee at NASA in the United States, his scientific work is well-regarded internationally.

Resources:

  • Herman De Ley: "Het Technion: Universiteit en Bezetting. Kritisch commmentaar bij UGent partnerships met Israël" (23 mei, 2016, pdf, 35p.): klik hier!
  • Katarzyna Lemanska: "Les liens entre la Belgique et l'occupation israélienne" (Étude, avril 2014; mise à jour en août 2014, pdf, 89p.): klik hier!

The Co-ordinating Committee:

  • Prof. Marie-Christine Closon (UCLouvain), Prof. Patrick Deboosere (VUBrussel), Prof. Lieven De Cauter (KULeuven), Em.Prof. Herman De Ley (UGent), Lieve Franssen (dirigent Brussels Brecht-Eislerkoor), Carl Gydé (director CAMPO), Prof. Perrine Humblet (ULBruxelles), Prof. Marc Jacquemain (ULiège), Raven Ruëll (metteur en scène).

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