• Montreal: professors and university employees call for Israel boycott

    Le Devoir. January 24 2009. We are a group of teachers and employees at Quebec colleges and universities who stand in solidarity with the Palestinian people, and with the people of Gaza who have suffered through the Israeli siege as targets of Israel”s brutal military attack. It will take more than ceasefires to bring a […]

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  • Spanish boycott letter

    Dear Islamic University of Gaza, Bir Zeit University, PCHR, Concerned about the recently halted Israeli aggression against Gaza and keeping in mind the long history of continuous Israeli and Zionist aggressions against Palestinians, some professors, students and employees at the Universidad Nacional de Educacion a Distancia (Uned) -Spanish Distance Learning University-, have met several times […]

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  • Boycott Israeli Dance Company on US/Canada Tour

    Saturday, January 24, 2009 By Fayyad Call for Action: Israel”s leading dance company, Batsheva, is touring the US and Canada starting January 28th through March of 2009. As cultural ambassadors and representatives of their country, Batsheva was asked to denounce the racist and brutal policies and crimes of their government against the Palestinian people, and […]

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  • Israeli offensive in Gaza

    Madam, – There has been widespread international condemnation of Israel”s bombardment and subsequent invasion of Gaza, which has been defined by international lawyers as a violation of the 4th Geneva Convention. No civilians, Israelis or Palestinian, should be subjected to attack, whether from rockets from Gaza or bombs and bullets from Israel. However, while every […]

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  • Veolia Dealt Major Blow in BDS campaign

    Diakonia Press Statement Stockholm, 20 January 2009 Today the Stockholm community council in Sweden announced that the French company Veolia who has been the current operator at the Subway’s in Stockholm County for 10 years lost the contract to the MTR-cooperation. The contracts for the coming 8 years is worth 3,5 Billion EURO and has […]

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  • A letter from BRICUP

    Dear Supporter, We would not normally write to you about the affairs of another organisation, however PSC, with whom BRICUP has worked increasingly closely, is the central British organisation in the campaign for Palestinian rights and decisions taken by PSC in relation to BDS critically affect the work of BRICUP. If you are a member […]

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  • Storm of student protest over Gaza gathers force

    Sit-ins at 16 universities spell return to radicalism, fuelled by social networking and blogs Anthea Lipsett & Alison Benjamin guardian.co.uk, Friday 23 January 2009 17.33 GMT A group of 15 students are sitting at the back of the lecture theatre. Some are wearing scarves associated with the Palestinian movement, others hold the Palestinian flag. They […]

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  • Why I’m boycotting Israeli produce

    Fruit and vegetable exports are crucial to the Israeli economy. A consumer boycott of agricultural produce exerts direct economic pressure where it matters Posted by Joanna Blythman Friday 23 January 2009 12.25 GMT If you’re not in the habit of checking the country of origin on fruit and vegetables to minimise food miles, you may […]

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  • Protest of Minnesota-Israel Trade Relations

    ****FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE**** At 10am this morning, January 23rd, 2009, approximately 20 local residents entered and sought to occupy the Minnesota Trade Office in downtown Saint Paul demanding an immediate end to all trade between Minnesotan companies and the State of Israel. They have issued the following statement signed by some of the participants and […]

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  • IT’S TIME FOR THE US CAMPUSES AND STUDENTS TO MOVE!

    PALESTINIAN STUDENTS–TAKE THE LEAD! 8 universities in the UK have occupied lecture halls on their campuses, with specific demands. SOAS and the London School of Economics have both SUCCESSFULLY concluded their occupations! And now six more, including Essex, Oxford, and Newcastle. We can do it too! These were some of the specific demands, 1) statement […]

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