Ghada Karmi is a member of BRICUP
and author of "Married to Another Man: Israel's Dilemma in Palestine." This commentary first appeared at bitterlemons-international.org, an online newsletter.
are trained to think that Palestinians are inhuman"; "Two dogs were killed in Israel during Operation Cast Lead; there was more coverage in the newspapers about the dogs than about the dead Palestinians"; "Jews had the right to the state but not to expel 6000,000 Palestinians"; "Israelis meet all criticism with accusations of antisemitism"; "I do not boycott Israeli goods myself because I live in Israel but I understand those outside Israel who boycott them and I wish them luck"; and he praised the PSC and BRICUP
, each of which campaigns for the eradication of Israel as a Jewish state.
((This piece was published as the PACBI Column in the September 2010 issue of the BRICUP
Globally, the British Committee for the Universities of Palestine is sponsoring a boycott of the Israelis under the title, eIuGazaeIUs Guernica: Enough is Enough.eINIn the letter issued by the BRICUP
yesterday, the international organization pledges to do what its governments will not.
In April, the British Committee for the Universities of Palestine (BRICUP) and over 100 Israelis called on Leonard Cohen to cancel his planned September concert in Israel.Aa Protests against Cohen's plans to play in Israel were then held at Cohen's concerts in New York, Boston, Ottawa and Belfast, among other cities.Aa Feeling the rising heat of the protests, Cohen tried to schedule a small concert in Ramallah to "balance" his concert in Israel.Aa However, Palestinians rejected the Ramallah concert.
Supporting the Palestinian BDS Call from Within (Israel), British Committee for the Universities of Palestine (BRICUP),Aa International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network, Jews Against the Occupation-NYC, New York Campaign for the Boycott of Israel (NYCBI), Palestine Solidarity Campaign (UK), US Campaign for the Academic & Cultural Boycott of Israel
is the British Committee for the Universities of Palestine, "an organisation set up in response to the Palestinian Call for Academic Boycott" - with twin missions: