• West Midlands Palestine Solidarity Campaign bins Veolia!

    03/25/09 | Veolia West Midlands Palestine Solidarity Campaign welcomes the decision made by Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council not to consider further Veolia”s bid for the ‘Waste Improvement Plan’ contract, a contract worth £1 billion over 20 years. French multinational company Veolia is complicit in the continued Israeli occupation of Palestinian territory. Veolia is a leading […]

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  • Ali Abunimah on Flashpoints discussing BDS

    Tuesday, March 24, 2009 Today on Flashpoints: Founder of the Electronic Intifada, Ali Abunimah, in the Flashpoints studio gives a postmortem on Gaza and talks about the possibilities for justice and freedom for Palestine; a report from northern Israel as Israeli settlers, backed by security forces, threaten Palestinians with death in a violent public demonstration. […]

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  • Land Day 2009 And BDS Global Week Of Action Against The Crisis And War

    Posted by RORCoalition on Wed, 03/25/2009 – 12:12 By Eileen Fleming [Countercurrents.org] 24 March, 2009 – The Global Week of Action; a call for BDS/Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions begins March 28th through April 4, 2009. March 30, 2009 will commemorate the 33rd annual Land Day nonviolent solidarity demonstrations and actions in Palestine and the diaspora. […]

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  • Worried about apartheid? Too late, Mr Olmert, it’s already here

    Tony Karon In one of her last acts as US Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice had Nelson Mandela”s name removed from America”s terrorist watch list. Many Americans were shocked to learn that their favourite former political prisoner had ever been deemed a terrorist. That is because they had forgotten, or were too young to know, […]

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  • Emergency appeal to UNESCO to exclude Israel from its membership and a call for joining the cultural and academic boycott of Israel

    The Arabic version of this article, translated by Samah Idris, is available at http://www.adabmag.com/node/178. * The author, Rahela Mizrahi, signed the Palestinian call for the cultural boycott of Israel in 2006. She has a 1st degree in fine arts from the Betzalel Academy in Jerusalem and is currently completing her 2nd degree writing on the […]

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  • List of global Actions for March 30 – BDS Action Day

    Posted by StopTheWall on Tue, 03/24/2009 – 09:16 Palestine – Many demonstrations are planned to commemorate March 30 as the Palestinian Land Day with a special focus on the national BDS campaign. Worldwide – Activities are already planned in over a dozen countries around the globe. Join in these activities or organize your own. Please […]

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  • Divestment campaign gains momentum in Europe

    Adri Nieuwhof, The Electronic Intifada, 24 March 2009 The Swedish national pension fund AP7 is the latest institution to follow the socially responsible investment example of Dutch ASN Bank by excluding the French transportation giant Alstom from its portfolio. Alstom was excluded because of the company’s involvement in Israel’s occupation of Palestinian land. Activists and […]

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  • Join the Global BDS Action Day, March 30th!

    We urge the people and their organizations around the globe to mobilize in concrete and visible BDS actions to make this day a historic step in this new anti-apartheid movement and for the fulfillment of the rights and dignity of the people and the accountability of the powerful. Join the Global BDS Action Day, March […]

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  • Sheffield University Occupiers: Occupation Spreads to Jessop West!

    Press Release: Occupation Spreads to Jessop West!!! The following press release was sent out tonight by the occupiers in Jessop West, remember to send solidarity and feel free to visit us in the exhibition centre at any time: 23rd March 2009 The Occupiers in the University of Sheffield have occupied a new space within the […]

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  • The End of Israel’s Impunity?

    Muhammad Idrees Ahmad The assault on Gaza marks the end of an era for Israel. For the second time in two years its colonial ambition has floundered in the face of determined resistance. It may persist for some time; but the trajectory is clear – it is losing both legitimacy and power. Support for it […]

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