• Norwegian government pension fund excludes more Israeli companies

    Norwegian government pension fund excludes more Israeli companies Occupied Palestine Aug 23rd 2010 – The Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG) has divested from two Israeli companies, Africa Israel Investments and Danya Cebus, over their involvement in construction of illegal settlements in the West Bank . A government statement quoted the Norwegian Minister of Finance […]

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  • Global boycott movement claims victories, arrests

    Report, The Electronic Intifada, 24 August 2010 This week, the Norwegian government announced that it has divested from two major Israeli companies involved in settlement construction and land theft in the occupied West Bank. Both companies, Africa Israel Investments and its subsidiary, Danya Cebus, are owned by Israeli billionaire Lev Leviev, and have been at […]

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  • Norway Divests from Leviev Companies Due to Israeli Settlement Construction

    Media Contact: info[at]adalahny.org For Immediate Release August 23, New York, NY – In a major victory for the international movement for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) against Israel, the Norwegian government announced today that it has divested from Lev Leviev’s company Africa Israel Investments and its construction subsidiary Danya Cebus due to their construction of […]

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  • Three companies excluded from the Government Pension Fund Global

    The Ministry of Finance has excluded two Israeli companies and one Malaysian company from the portfolio of the Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG). On the recommendation of the Council on Ethics, the Ministry of Finance has decided to exclude the Israeli companies Africa Israel Investments Ltd. and Danya Cebus Ltd. and the Malaysian company Samling […]

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  • BDS Boycott Divestment and Sanctions Part 6 of 6

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k96exKm8QyE&feature=player_embedded] The BDS movement: boycott, divestment and sanctions used to put pressure on Israel to respect the rights of the Palestinian people and to end the occupation, is rapidly growing around the world. This video examines the economic aspects of BDS. How did BDS evolve? Can it be an effective tool against Israel? Could it […]

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  • Harvard University divests from Israel

    Monday August 16, 2010 by IMEMC Staff Report In the latest declared victory for the Boycott-Divestment-Sanctions movement worldwide, Harvard University, one of the most prestigious and oldest universities in the United States, has sold off all of its shares in Israeli companies. Although the university did not list a reason for the sale, student activists […]

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  • Harvard Divests From Israel

    By Fayyad Harvard Management Company, which manages the university’s endowment, has divested the fund from all investments it had in Israel companies, during the second quarter of this year. The divested stocks include TEVA, a generic drug manufacturer, that has greatly benefited from Israel’s strangulation of several Palestinian pharmaceutical companies, Checkpoint Securities, which provided many […]

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  • Harvard University fund sells all Israel holdings

    No reason for the sale was mentioned in the report to the SEC. 15 August 10 17:15, Hillel Koren In another blow to Israeli shares, the Harvard Management Company notified the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Friday that it had sold all its holdings in Israeli companies during the second quarter of 2010. […]

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  • WELCOME TO THE ISRAEL DIVESTMENT CAMPAIGN (IDC)

    The IDC is qualifying a ballot initiative in California, titled the Divestment of State Retirement Funds from Israel Act, to require California’s public retirement systems, the State Teachers’ Retirement System (STRS) and the Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS), to sell stocks held in companies that support Israeli settlements or provide military equipment and services to […]

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  • A Jewish peace group grapples with BDS

    by Jeff Warner on August 13, 2010 How can BDS (boycott, divestment, and sanctions) contribute to bringing a just peace and prosperity to the people of Israel-Palestine? That is the question LA Jews for Peace has been grappling with as the BDS idea evolves into an international movement. LA Jews want to be part of […]

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