• [Press TV Reporters File] Continued Gaza Siege And Its Economic Impact Include BDS Campaign

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  • TUC likely to push for full Israel boycott

    By Marcus Dysch, September 2, 2010 The Trades Union Congress is expected to call on its members at its annual conference to strengthen opposition to Israel by extending boycotts and encouraging disinvestment. A motion on Israel and the Palestinians, backed by the GMB, the Fire Brigades’ Union, the Public and Commercial Services Union and the […]

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  • Activists tell shipping firm Zim — Israeli ships not welcome in Vancouver

    By Boycott Israeli Apartheid Coalition | August 24, 2010 Vancouver – Port truck traffic slowed to a crawl along the Deltaport causeway as a group of about 50 protesters approached drivers with leaflets containing information about the illegal Israeli blockade of Gaza. They also offered the drivers coffee and muffins in a gesture of solidarity. […]

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  • Around the World, Dockworkers Blockade Israeli Ships

    By Mike Elk On June 20, ILWU Local 10 dockworkers in Oakland, Calif., refused to unload an Israeli Zim Lines ship for 24 hours. Their protest was supported by more than 800 rallying local activists, the San Francisco Labor Council and the Alameda County Labor Council (the equivalent of local branches of the AFL-CIO). Workers […]

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  • A necessary prelude to peace?

    by Ghada Karmi (Monday, August 9, 2010) “Beneath the official level of western governmental support for Israel, there is private disquiet about Israeli conduct. And at the popular level, there is a sea change in opinion: where Israel was once seen as the victim, it has now become the bully. In Britain, for example, the […]

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  • Interview: “Israel has turned Gaza into the largest concentration camp in history”

    Sunday, 25 July 2010 Interview with Haidar Eid Founding member of the PCACBI (Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel). ____________________________ The world was appalled by the Israeli massacre at the end of 2008 and the beginning of 2009. But then Gaza disappeared from Western news media. What is the situation today […]

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  • Why We Boycott Israel

    August 6, 2010 A REPLY TO THE U.S. SOCIALIST WORKERS PARTY A LeftViews article by Art Young When Israeli commandos attacked the Gaza Freedom Flotilla in international waters on May 31, murdered nine humanitarian aid workers and seized the cargo of badly needed supplies for Gaza, they touched off an international storm of outrage that […]

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  • Around the World, Dockworkers Blockade Israeli Ships

    By Mike Elk On June 20, ILWU Local 10 dockworkers in Oakland, Calif., refused to unload an Israeli Zim Lines ship for 24 hours. Their protest was supported by more than 800 rallying local activists, the San Francisco Labor Council and the Alameda County Labor Council (the equivalent of local branches of the AFL-CIO). Workers […]

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  • Oakland boycott inspires letter from Gaza, provokes Teamster anger

    Report by Mona El-Farra, Eyad Kishawi, Teamsters Published: 26/07/10 ILWU Local 10 Dear ILWU Local 10 members I am writing to you from Gaza, to thank you for your union action in refusing to unload an Israeli ship, and to tell you a little bit about our life here. Like everyone in Gaza, I have […]

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  • International labor report’s omissions reveal pro-Israel bias

    Sarah Irving, The Electronic Intifada, 23 July 2010 Every June, the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) releases its Annual Survey of Violations of Trade Union Rights. According to a press release that accompanied the 2010 publication (which reports on events in 2009), “the Middle East remains among the regions of the world where union rights […]

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