• PSC (UK) report back

    PSC organised a supermarket action to mark the fifth anniversary of the BNC”s call for boycott, divestment and sanctions on July 9th. Journalists from Channel Four and Al Jazeera joined representatives from some of Britain”s largest trade unions, Unite, Unison and PCS outside Tesco”s in central London to urge shoppers to boycott Israeli goods. PSC […]

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  • UK report back

    A national call went out for a phone in to two of the major supermarket chains, Morrisons and Sainsbury, asking individuals to call in to the complaints lines and complain about the supermarkets” continued sale of Israeli goods, including those grown on settlements. A number of protests were organised either on the 9th, or in […]

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  • AHAVA protest in Brooklyn

    On Friday, CODEPINK NYC and Adalah-NY joined Brooklyn for Peace outside the Ricky’s store in Brooklyn for a BOYCOTT AHAVA protest. The event was covered in the Brooklyn Paper, the Brooklyn Courier, The New York Post, and on WPIX: Channel 11 local TV. There is currently a “buycott” going on (you can see evidence in […]

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  • BDS Report back from Egypt

    Yesterday July 9th 2010, the global BDS day of action, Egyptian and international activists gathered at Nasr city in Cairo. Getting ready with their banners and flags and statements. They marched over to Starbucks cáfe, while two had already been inside distributing Boycott statements to all customers, protestors gathered in front of the cafe and […]

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  • Jordanian workers urged not to handle Israeli goods

    Mohammad Ben Hussein, Jordan Times 11 July 2010 AMMAN – The national anti-normalisation committee on Saturday called on labourers across the Kingdom to reject companies that handle Israeli goods. In a letter addressed to the General Federation of Jordanian Trade Unions (GFJTU) released yesterday, the committee urged workers to reject any ships or airplanes carrying […]

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  • “Life for Palestinians in Israel is complicated in every respect”

    Adri Nieuwhof, The Electronic Intifada, 12 July 2010 Basma Fahoum — an activist with the organization Who Profits from the Occupation? — recently sat with The Electronic Intifada contributor Adri Nieuwhof and discussed what it means to be a Palestinian in Israel and her the ongoing efforts for her community to realize their rights. Adri […]

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  • New Yorkers Celebrate Five Successful Years of Palestinian-Led Boycott Movement Against Israel

    Published Today – 09:01 GMT In a joyful celebration of the Palestinian peaceful and creative grassroots resistance, 40 New York human rights activists conducted a musical walking tour of businesses complicit in Israeli Apartheid in the Lower East Side of Manhattan. The “Off-Off-Broadway BDS Tour” was part of the international commemoration of the fifth anniversary […]

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  • Protesters say Ricky’s backs Israel’s ‘illegal’ occupation

    It’s all because of a mud-based cosmetic made in the West Bank. By Ben Kochman Last Updated: 11:51 PM, July 11, 2010 The centuries-old Middle East conflict turned into a bizarre form of mud-slinging on quiet Montague Street on Friday when protesters demanded that the Ricky”s cosmetics shop stop selling a dirt-based cosmetic that, apparently, […]

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  • Shades of Gandhi in Palestinian movement

    Jul 10, 2010, 12.05pm IST Ban on products manufactured in Israel-occupied territories gains momentum in West Bank. On a dusty road at the edge of Nablus’ old city, Abu Mahmoud eagerly hands out a fistful of Palestinian-made chocolates, encouraging his customers to try them. While waiting for his customers’ reactions, his enthusiasm quickly overwhelmed him. […]

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  • U.S. Presbyterians urge government to end Israel aid over settlements

    Presbyterian Church publishes report on Middle East issues that was approved with 82% of the vote during the church’s annual general assembly in Minneapolis. By The Associated Press Presbyterian leaders strongly backed a proposal Friday calling for the U.S. government to end aid to Israel unless the country stops settlement expansions in disputed Palestinian territories. […]

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