• Manchester protests against Israeli Science Day

    ‘It was a load of bull. I came because I thought we would learn about biology. But we just got a lecture. It was Israeli propaganda that’s all’, explained Northenden College student Osman who attended Israeli Science Day at Manchester’s Science Museum last week. A group of students sent to the event from Manchester College […]

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  • Movement spreads to boycott Israel

    By Kathy Durkin Published Mar 7, 2009 6:23 AM The Palestinian Unified Call for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) against Israel is taking hold and growing in unions, universities and among political forces on many continents. A worldwide focus is organizing for March 30–Global Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Action Day–when progressive forces are being asked […]

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  • Histadrut: Israel’s racist “trade union”

    Tony Greenstein, The Electronic Intifada, 10 March 2009 Histadrut has always been a strange creature. In most countries one joins a trade union which is affiliated to a national trade union federation. In Israel one first joins Histadrut and then one is allocated to a union. It is only outside Israel that Histadrut is seen […]

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  • Standing up for Palestine at UMass

    By Mark Clinton and Elizabeth Clinton | March 11, 2009 AMHERST, Mass.–Pro-Palestinian activists turned out to counter several hundred Zionists, some of them bused in from New York City and Boston, who occupied the Amherst Common on March 8 in a rally called by the Student Alliance for Israel (SAFI). Billed as a “Rally for […]

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  • ASB defeats motion to remove investment

    9 March 2009 | The Daily Mississippian By Tim Summers Assistant News Editor After more than two hours of debate, the ASB senate voted not to pass a resolution that would withdraw the university”s investment funds from companies which sell arms to the Israeli military Monday night. Resolution 09-05 was defeated by a vote of […]

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  • An Open Letter to Mira Awad: Do not help Israel whitewash its atrocities in the Gaza Strip!

    PACBI | 8 March 2009 PACBI — Ramallah, Occupied Palestine, March 8, 2009 Palestinian artists and intellectuals in the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip are disappointed by the news of your intention to represent Israel in the Eurovision Song Contest. The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) is writing […]

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  • 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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