Open Letter to Chancellor Katehi of UC Davis

Dear Chancellor Katehi,

We are writing to express our support for the Associated Students of UC Davis divestment resolution that passed last Thursday night, and our dismay at your administration’s public condemnation of it. UC Davis now joins the majority of UC campuses, representing tens of thousands of students, as well as UAW Local 2865, which represents over thirteen thousand UC student workers, TAs, GSIs, Readers, and Tutors, who have all passed resolutions to divest from corporations that support and are complicit with Israel’s occupation of Palestine. Continue reading

San Francisco Says No to Zionism

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AYO: the Arab Youth Organization of AROC outraged by the recent attacks on the Palestinian people called for the demonstration last Saturday to demand an end to US aid to Israel and an end to the Zionist rule over Palestine.

1500 people marched through San Francisco and shut down Market street, while inside, a 60 foot Palestinian flag took over the atrium of Westfield Mall.  Our Bay Area community stood up for Palestine and joined the flood of Palestinian solidarity throughout the world while the people of Palestine bravely face airstrikes, raids, kidnappings and torture at the hands of the 4th largest military in the world.

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Over the last few weeks, Israel has killed over 170 Palestinians, over 36 of them children, destroyed 940 homes, burned and destroyed 32 fishing boats, injured 1200 people and is preparing for an on the ground invasion in Gaza.  All the while, The US continues to be complicit with Israeli Apartheid and the attempted genocide of the Palestinian people by sending billions of dollars in aid to Israel each year.

Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Against Israel Now!

No to Zionist Rule Over Palestine!

Stop US Aid to the Apartheid State of Israel!

Free all our political prisoners!

Support the Palestinian people’s struggle for liberation!

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Palestinian flag taking over Westfield Mall

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Intifada Tent BDS Solidarity Call with Palestinian BNC Global 99% Statement

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A letter of solidarity from Palestine to Wall Street Protesters

Join community members participating in the decolonize “occupy” Oakland movement in passing a local proposal to support the 2005 Palestinian Civil Society Call for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions statement regarding the global 99% and the liberation of Palestine.

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The Black Liberation Movement and Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions: Lessons and Applications for the Palestinian Liberation Movement


 

By Kali Akuno, Malcolm X Grassroots Movement

The Palestinian Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions or BDS movement, launched in 2005 to uproot the zionist settler-colonial project and dismantle the Israeli apartheid state following the various setbacks to the Palestinian liberation movement stemming from the Oslo accords, is rapidly growing into a powerful international political force. Continue reading