Monday, March 1, 2010

Israeli Apartheid Week in the U.S.

The sixth Israeli Apartheid Week begins today and will take place through March 14, 2010, in at least 12 U.S. cities, including Berkeley, Davis, and San Francisco, CA; Hartford and New Britain, CT; Chicago, IL; Boston, MA; Dutchess County and New York, NY; Pittsburgh, PA; Providence, RI; and Washington, DC.

IAW, which began at the University of Toronto in 2005, is an annual week-long series of events intended to increase awareness and discourse about Israel as an "apartheid regime" akin to that of South Africa.

Past IAW events have featured extreme anti-Israel rhetoric, including accusations of Israeli racism and apartheid, calls for boycott, divestment and sanctions campaigns against Israel and Israeli institutions and allegations that Israel is committing war crimes and genocide against the Palestinian people.

We will post an update about the events that took place. Stay Tuned.

For more information, check out: Israeli Apartheid Week

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