• EU rubber-stamping grants for Israeli war industry

    David Cronin, The Electronic Intifada, 21 June 2010 BRUSSELS (IPS) – A leading Israeli supplier of warplanes used to kill and maim civilians in Gaza is in the running for two new scientific research grants from the European Union. Israel’s attacks on Gaza in late 2008 and 2009 provided its air force with an opportunity […]

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  • Elton John: No-one will stop me playing in Israel

    By Jessica Elgot, June 18, 2010 Elton John: ‘I won’t boycott Israel like other artists” Elton John has performed a triumphantly successful concert to nearly 50,000 cheering fans in Ramat Gan, telling Israelis: “Nobody gonna stop me from playing here, baby”. The country”s music fans have suffered several high profile cancellations, including bands such as […]

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  • Israel’s accession to the OECD: another failure of human rights in the international community

    Middle East Monitor Tuesday, 15 June 2010 14:30 By Seyfeddin Kara The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), one of the most prestigious economic clubs in the world, was founded in 1961. It currently has 31 member states, most of them EU countries and other developed countries, including the USA. The OECD maintains 60 […]

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  • OECD Selects Jerusalem to Host Its Tourism Conference

    The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) recently announced that Jerusalem will be hosting its annual Tourism Committee Conference in October of this year. This will be the first OECD event held in Israel since it was welcomed into the prestigious economic consortium in May. It will also be the first time ever that […]

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  • EU Considering Aid to Israeli Military

    EU Considering Aid to Israeli Military By David Cronin BRUSSELS, Jun 18, 2010 (IPS) – A leading Israeli supplier of warplanes used to kill and maim civilians in Gaza is in the running for two new scientific research grants from the European Union. Israel”s attacks on Gaza in late 2008 and 2009 provided its air […]

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  • TIAA-CREF Divestment Campaign

    We are participants and investors in TIAA-CREF funds who are deeply concerned that TIAA-CREF invests in many companies that profit from Israel’s occupation of the Gaza Strip and the West Bank, including East Jerusalem. Some of these companies provide weapons and covert surveillance supplies that maintain the occupation by force. Others take or exploit Palestinian […]

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  • Don’t Stand With Zionism!

    Jun 15th, 2010 | Below is a statement from Arab queer organizations. You can help by writing a letter to the US Social Forum or emailing them. We, the undersigned queer Arab organizations, are appalled by the US Social Forum”s decision to allow Stand with Us to utilize the event as a platform to pinkwash […]

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  • Haifa University “Proud to Be Academic Home of (Israeli) Security Forces”

    “Haifa University is proud to continue being the academic home for the security forces and to teach the IDF leadership a large number of different and diverse perspectives. This is the sole way to be better people and better commanders,” said Haifa University Rector Professor Yossi Ben Artzi through a press release. Professor Ben Artzi […]

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  • AN OPEN LETTER TO NEIL SEDAKA TO BOYCOTT APARTHEID

    June 10, 2010 at 19:31 It was announced on the radio today that you have a scheduled concert in Tel Aviv this coming October. I was a bit taken back by these announcements…. for good reason. We grew up together and lived on the same street in Brighton Beach for many years. My brother was […]

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  • World Cup Campaign: End Apartheid of Israel in Palestine

    Ending Israeli Apartheid in Palestine is world”s responsibility With the world focused on the 2010 world cup in symbolic South Africa the Palestinian Return Centre (PRC) is calling on the world community to remember the ongoing struggle against apartheid and siege in Palestine. The world is invited to openly support Palestinians against the racist apartheid […]

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