Citizen Action Monitor

MUST READ — Pro-Israel groups fomenting vile anti-Palestine backlash on US campuses

Pressure on US university administrators to silence pro-Palestinian voices on campus No 1012 Posted by fw, March 18, 2014 “At a time when the boycott, divestment and sanction (BDS) movement … Continue reading

March 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Mondoweiss, US-based progressive Jewish website, reports on UWindsor BDS referendum

Story implies link between Zionist donor and univ. admin. interference in vote ratification No 1009 Posted by fw, March 16, 2014 “The undergraduate referendum does not fall within the purview … Continue reading

March 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Were students’ rights to freedom of expression violated by vote to defer ratification of BDS results?

And will students be denied the right to implement BDS, a morally just cause? No 1008 Posted by fw, March 15, 2014 In a front page story in yesterday’s Windsor … Continue reading

March 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Company president resorts to intimidation to pressure U of Windsor to “obliterate” BDS referendum

The demand is tantamount to a call for an “obliteration” of free speech No 1007 Posted by fw, March 13, 2014 A page one story running in today’s Windsor Star, … Continue reading

March 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Independent Jewish Voices weighs in on BDS Referendum at University of Windsor

IJV calls on university president not to pressure Students’ Alliance to withhold ratification of voting results No 1005 Posted by fw, March 12, 2014 “The reaction of the university administration … Continue reading

March 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Rebuttal to letter arguing U of Windsor BDS referendum violates Students’ Alliance constitution

Letter to Windsor Star urges U of Windsor Students’ Alliance to abort BDS Referendum No 1004 Posted by fw, March 11, 2014 Just to put this post in context, a … Continue reading

March 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Palestinian BDS campaign is changing how U.S. public sees Israeli occupation and Palestinian rights

It’s also affecting the public relations efforts of groups like AIPAC No 1003 Posted by fw, March 9, 2014 “The failure of the powerful pro-Israel lobbying group to force congress … Continue reading

March 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

VIDEO: “This Divestment Bill Hurts My Feelings” – protest poem by Palestinian-American activist

Poem focuses on BDS campaigns at universities targeting companies that engage in business with Israeli occupation. No 1002 Posted by fw, March 9, 2014 This post, two segments in one, … Continue reading

March 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

US history prof considers fate of BDS Movement if Kerry’s Israeli-Palestinian negotiations succeed

Prof Lawrence Davidson analyzes Norman Finkelstein’s prediction that Kerry will pull off an agreement No 1000 Posted by fw, March 8, 2014 “Finkelstein firmly believes that Kerry’s efforts will bear … Continue reading

March 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

My response to a letter to the editor re BDS referendum at U of Windsor

Windsor Star stirs the pot of controversy No 999 Posted by fw, March 7, 2014 Just to recap, a recently held BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) referendum, sponsored by the … Continue reading

March 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

U of Windsor’s Palestinian group defends BDS Referendum vote

Group challenges media inaccuracies and addresses university president’s remarks No 998 Posted by fw, March 6, 2014 “The fact that Palestinians cannot simply ask a campus to divest from companies … Continue reading

March 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Newspaper article about student vote favouring boycott of Israel ignites readers’ angry comments

Windsor Star story prompts astounding display of public ignorance No 995 Posted by fw, March 3, 2014 A front-page story in the print edition of today’s Windsor Star reported on … Continue reading

March 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Stephen Hawking’s withdrawal from conference major blow to Israeli prestige and propaganda

Pro-Israel website falsely claimed withdrawal was for health reasons No 741 Posted by fw, May 09, 2013 “It is fully confirmed that Professor Stephen Hawking pulled out of a conference … Continue reading

May 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Controversial talk at Brooklyn College calling for BDS sanctions against Israel a winning event

After making such a big fuss, turnout is small of those protesting the pro-sanctions event No 673 Posted by fw, February 09, 2013 “Omar Barghouti and Judith Butler delivered a … Continue reading

February 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

“Roadmap to Apartheid” — New documentary film compares apartheid/bantustan South Africa and Israeli-Palestinian situation

“When I traveled through the West Bank, I was looking at bantustans—totally unviable, impossible states. In many respects, it struck me as being significantly worse than apartheid.” —Allister Sparks No 639 … Continue reading

December 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Brilliant, creative pro-Palestinian activism UK-style — Watch this inspirational video

Even skateboarders have found a way to reach out to children and youth in Gaza No 624 Posted by fw, November 29, 2012 Across Britain growing numbers of people are … Continue reading

November 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

Harper’s bullies demand resignation of UN Rapporteur for boycott call of companies profiting from illegal Israel settlements

Harper regime’s morally repugnant pro-Israeli policy once again on full display for all responsibly informed Canadians to see No 600 Posted by fw October 29, 2012 In his report to … Continue reading

October 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

European activists push for end to trade with Israeli agricultural exporters/colonizers of Palestinian land

No 346 Posted by fw, November 27, 2011 “The Bedouin community of Al Hadidye in the northern Jordan Valley in occupied Palestinian territory is already denied access to water and … Continue reading

November 27, 2011 · Leave a comment