• PNI Marks Israeli Apartheid Week: Urges international community to embrace the Global Campaign of BDS

    Palestinian National Initiative 9 March 2009 The Palestinian National Initiative, PNI, has been on the local forefront of encouraging boycott, divestment and sanctions against the state of Israel in response to the ongoing occupation since the unified call was raised by Palestinians on July 9th, 2007. The Palestinian National Initiative, PNI, has been on the […]

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  • Lajee Children Defending their Rights

    “Dear Sir, We are students of your school who have hereby signed this letter. We ask for your permission to give us the chance to express our point of view concerning a very crucial and important subject which is our campaign for Boycotting Israeli products. We ask that our school supports our campaign by also […]

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  • Campaign to boycott Israeli products in 50 West Bank towns

    Palestinian activists will launch a boycott campaign in the coming days targeting Israeli products in 50 villages in the northern West Bank. The chair of the Popular Committees in Nablus, Khalid Mansour, told Ma”an that according to official statistics, Palestinians consume 2.6 billion shekels worth of Israeli goods each year. According to official Palestinian statistics, […]

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  • Manchester University Students Confiscate promo materials from arms industry stall

    On Tuesday 24th February 2009, 40 students from the University of Manchester confiscated the entire recruitment stall for Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) – a Ministry of Defence organisation, including the backing display board. The students wore high-vis jackets with the words ‘UMSU Health and Safety Inspectors’ written on the back. — Arms Industry […]

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  • JBIG Picket of Ahava

    Complicit firms Ahava in central London picketted by activists from JBIG as well as other organisations. From 12pm until around 3pm Ahava beauty products in London was picketed in protest over the sale of illegal Israeli settlement products at the shop. About 20 demonstrators attended, and their presence, as well as a large police turnout […]

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  • Carmel Agrexco Blockaded in Solidarity with Jayouss

    Press Release: At around 6:30 this morning a group of students from Brighton locked themselves to Carmel Agrexco, the Israeli state owned export company, to protest against their complicity in the illegal annexation of the West Bank and the repression of students in the Palestinian village of Jayyous. Carmel Agrexco grows and imports agricultural produce […]

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  • Columbia students fight for divestment

    By David Judd | March 9, 2009 NEW YORK–Pro-Palestinian activists at Columbia University kicked off their campaign for divestment from the Israeli occupation with a teach-in and a speak-out on March 4-5. One hundred thirty people turned out, packing the teach-in to overflowing. Although administrators only allowed 65 people into the room, dozens more stayed […]

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  • Ormat Industries swings to Q4 loss on OPTI Canada

    TEL AVIV, March 9 (Reuters) – Israeli geothermal energy producer Ormat Industries (ORMT.TA: Quote, Profile, Research) on Monday reported a fourth-quarter net loss mainly due to a decline in value of its investment in oil sands company OPTI Canada (OPC.TO: Quote, Profile, Research). The net loss of $32.7 million compared with a net profit of […]

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  • Lessons from the I-97 Seattle divestment initiative

    Dave Jette, The Electronic Intifada, 6 March 2009 “This is a farce!” Washington state senator Adam Kline could barely control his rage. It was a sunny August Friday in Seattle, and he had been standing outside the Madrona neighborhood farmers market waiting for the volunteers who showed up regularly, collecting signatures for Seattle ballot initiative […]

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