Academics at South Africa’s Johannesburg University have succeeded
in their campign to get UJ to break all ties with BGU.
They attracted both worlwide support from supporters of Palestinian
rights and a vicious campaign from pro-Israel lobbyists.

University of Johannesburg (UJ) has effectively severed ties with Israel’s
Ben-Gurion University (BGU). The principled stand of UJ stands in stark
contrast to Bob Geldof’s shameful acceptance of a doctorate from BGU.

Read
the press release from the boycott campaign

PACBI
Salutes Univ. of Johannesburg for Severing Links with Israeli Apartheid

Ran Greenstein of the University of the Witwatersrand has written an
interesting article following the UJ campaign, “Reflections on
Academic Boycotts in the Wake of the UJ-BGU Campaign”. BRICUP believes
there are interesting arguemetns in this piece but does not endorse
its conclusions, a call for a selective boycott. This is not BRICUP’s
practice or the nature of the PACBI
call to action
.

Reflections on Academic
Boycotts in the Wake of the UJ-BGU Campaign