• Thank you for standing with us on our path to freedom – A letter in support of ILWU Local 10

    July 25, 2010 Dr. Mona El-Farra Dear ILWU Local 10 members, I am writing to you from the Gaza Strip 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 lived through the 3-year […]

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  • Π.Α.ΜΕ., We Support Your Courageous Protest

    July 18, 2010 Dear members of ?.?.??. We are a group of Jews and Palestinians, citizens and residents of Israel, who are struggling to end the Israeli occupation and oppression of the Palestinians. We are writing to you in order to express our enthusiastic support of your courageous civil protest against the blockade of Gaza […]

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  • US voters can demand Palestine’s freedom

    Cynthia McKinney, The Electronic Intifada, 19 July 2010 In response to Israel’s deadly attack on the Gaza-bound Freedom Flotilla, more than 800 labor and community activists picketed America’s sixth largest port in Oakland last month. The result was a historic blockade of a large Israeli cargo ship for 24 hours. Across the world, dockworkers and […]

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  • Statement by Faculty for Palestine and College and University Workers Union

    July 9, 2010 Time for Action: A Response to Israeli Violations of International Law, issued on the 5th Anniversary of the Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign A Joint Statement of the BDS working group of Faculty for Palestine (F4P, Toronto) and College and University Workers United (CUWU, Montreal) The Israeli attack on a humanitarian […]

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  • Australia MUA Locals Passed Resolutions In Support Of Labor Boycott Of Israel in 2009

    Submitted by solidarity on Sat, 2010-07-10 14:39 http://www.mua.org.au/news/union-peace-plan-for-middle-east/ Union peace plan for Middle East 9 APR 2009 Paddy Crumlin, MUA national secretary and ITF executive board member will be visiting the Middle East later this year, to promote the International Transport Workers’ initiative to bring the workers of Israel and Palestine together. “It’s the working […]

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  • Blockade: Dockers respond to Israel’s Flotilla Massacre and Gaza Siege

    Submitted by solidarity on Sat, 2010-07-10 00:06 http://www.labournet.net/docks2/1007/blockade1.html Blockade: Dockers respond to Israel’s Flotilla Massacre and Gaza Siege Report by Greg Dropkin Published: 09/07/10 Three weeks after the massacre on the Freedom Flotilla, ILWU dockworkers in the San Francisco Bay area delayed an Israeli Zim Lines ship for 24 hours, the Swedish Dockworkers Union began […]

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  • Basque manifesto on 5th anniversary of BDS call

    THE BASQUE TRADE UNIONS MANIFESTO IN the 5th ANNIVERSARY OF THE BDS CAMPAIGN Background: Israeli colonial occupation of Palestine and the Global Campaign for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions In the words of Nelson Mandela, to justice for the Palestinian people has become “the greatest moral case of our time.” Israel’s brutal siege of Gaza represents […]

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  • California dockworkers reject meeting with Israeli consul

    Report, The Electronic Intifada, 9 July 2010 Two weeks after the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) in the San Francisco Bay Area joined with activists at the Port of Oakland to block the unloading of an Israeli Zim Lines cargo ship, the union reaffirmed its support of Palestinian rights despite pressure from the Israeli […]

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  • Israeli Government Officials Rebuffed At ILWU Local 10 In San Francisco

    A delegation of representatives and supporters of Israel on July 6, 2010 including the Deputy Israeli Consul for the Pacifica Northwest Gideon Lustig failed in their efforts to pressure San Francisco ILWU Local 10 to reject their positions in protest of the attack on the Gaza aid flotilla, against the blockade of Gaza and the […]

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  • Interview With Swedish dockworker Erik Heldesson of the Swedish Dock Workers Union About Dockers Boycott Of Israeli Cargo

    Interview With Swedish dockworker Erik Heldesson of the Swedish Dock Workers Union About Dockers Boycott Of Israeli Cargo http://www.laborforpalestine.net/wp/2010/07/04/voices-of-the-middle-east-and-north-africa-interviews-swedish-dockworker/ Interview with Swedish dockworker about boycott of Israeli ships and cargo The June 30, 2010 Voices of the Middle East and North Africa, of KPFA 94.1 FM in Berkeley, featured an interview with Erik Heldesson of […]

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