• PSCABI and TUA – An open letter in support of the UK prisoners given extended sentences for opposing Israeli War Crimes

    Besieged Gaza, Palestine 9 April 2010 We write to you as academics and student representatives of all academic institutions in the besieged Gaza Strip. We support and salute your willingness to suffer the consequences that come with demonstrating in a “free” Western country against the war crimes and crimes against humanity committed against us, the […]

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  • Call for Action: Protest on April 15 against H&M

    Tell H&M not to invest in Israel until Israel respects international law and human rights! The BDS H&M campaign is launching a fourth wave of protests against the H&M establishment in Israel. On Thursday April 15 2010, H&M will open its third store in Israel, this time in Haifa. The first and second stores were […]

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  • Bringing Palestine to the US Social Forum

    Andrew Dalack, The Electronic Intifada, 6 April 2010 The global movement to realize Palestinian equal rights, self-determination and the opportunity for refugees and their descendants to return to Palestine is gaining increased momentum. As Israel continues its attempt to systematically purge the memory of the indigenous Arab Palestinians from the historic land of Palestine through […]

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  • Time to Target Mikhail Baryshnikov

    Mikhail Baryshnikov to dance his way into Tel Aviv this June By Roni Dori Legendary dancer and choreographer Mikhail Baryshnikov will perform in Israel in late June, in a joint performance with Ana Laguna. The performance, titled “Three solos and a duet,” will include choreography by Mats Ek (Laguna’s husband), Benjamin Millepied and Alexei Ratmansky. […]

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  • Israel’s blood diamonds

    Seán Clinton, The Electronic Intifada, 29 March 2010 Every year, consumers the world over unwittingly spend billions of dollars on diamonds crafted in Israel, thereby helping to fund one of the world’s most protracted and contentious conflicts. Most people are unaware that Israel is one of the world’s leading producers of cut and polished diamonds. […]

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  • Nordstrom Fails on Social Responsibility By Selling Products from Illegally Occupied Territory

    Nordstrom promotes itself as a socially responsible company that supports “quality business principles” but is it really socially responsible when it profits by selling AHAVA products that are made from stolen resources in a factory on occupied land? Confronting Nordstrom”s support and sale of AHAVA products is our current action to “boycott, divest and sanction” […]

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  • Support Cal Students for Justice in Palestine

    This spring has seen a flurry of divestment activity on campuses across the country. In late February the Student Senate at the University of Michigan – Dearborn passed a resolution calling for the university administration to appoint a committee to investigate the human rights implications of university investments. In March the Associated Students of the […]

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  • MPs call for review of arms exports after Israeli assault on Gaza

    Components from UK ‘almost certainly’ used in Operation Cast Lead Richard Norton-Taylor The Guardian, Tuesday 30 March 2010 A cross-party group of MPs will call today for a review of the way arms sales are approved after the government admitted British equipment was “almost certainly” used in the assault on Gaza last year. “It is […]

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  • Today is the big day!! Tweet for #BDS

    Actions are taking place around the world to commemorate Land Day with boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) against Israel. Send us your live reports, videos and photos to inspire us. There is a twitter trend going on, remember to add the #BDS tag to your twits.

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  • Use Social Media to advance cultural boycott!: Tweet the Pixies to Cancel their Scheduled Performance in Tel Aviv!

    Campaign Background What is Cultural Boycott? Academic and cultural boycott is one way of answering the 2005 Palestinian Civil Society Call for Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions. There are many varieties of cultural boycott, but one way to institute this strategy is to get artists to support the boycott by refusing to perform in Israel until […]

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