• Oakland Demonstration Hailed A Success For BDS

    Palestine Monitor 25 June 2010 The Freedom flotilla, whilst unsuccessful in reaching its destination, raised an important message along with its sails: that the siege on Gaza must end. Now, through the efforts of international solidarity campaigns and Trade Unions, Israel”s own ships are being used to raise protests against Israel”s blockade. In the early […]

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  • Don’t buy Israeli dates for Ramadan

    Dutch initiative for fifth anniversary The Dutch BDS platform is working on the “Don”t buy Israeli dates for Ramadan” campaign. This platform consists of representatives of about 20 organisations, church and mosque related groups and other groups and individuals that work together on the BDS campaign. The BDS platform has local organizers in over 15 […]

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  • Turkish Dock Workers Union Joins Boycott against Israel

    June 23, 2010 From www.sendika.org The working class movement in Turkey is starting to join the Boycott Against Israel Campaign. While the working class movements around the world has escalated the campaign against Israel by refusing to unload Israeli cargo ships, the Dock Workers Union “Liman-Is” is the latest union in Turkey joining the anti […]

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  • Swedish dockworkers boycott Israel

    Swedish dockworkers have launched a week-long boycott of cargo to and from Israel to protest against the raid on a Gaza-bound aid flotilla that killed nine people last month. About 1,500 members of the Swedish Dockworkers Union began the boycott on Wednesday across the country’s ports, which handle more than 95 per cent of Sweden’s […]

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  • PGFTU message to San Francisco Bay Area trade unionists

    To our respected sisters, brothers and comrades in the trade unions, labor councils and workers” organizations in the San Francisco Bay Area Dear Brothers and Sisters, Since the beginning of the workers” struggles in your country – the United States of America – international solidarity has been a constant part of workers” organizing and struggle […]

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  • Alternative H&M Price Tags in Sweden

    In June 2010, clothes in H&M stores across Sweden have been labeled with alternative price tags. The new sticker price tags are similar in size and style to the original labels, and carry the message of the BDS against H&M campaign. Price tag text in English: Solidarity 0 EUR Israel is today criticised more harshly […]

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  • The nation-wide blockade of all goods to and from Israel is under way

    – Tens of containers were put under blockade tonight. By midnight at 00:00 on the 23rd June the Swedish Dock-workers union week-long blockade of goods to and from Israel started. The ongoing nation-wide blockade in Swedish harbors, that is based on the request of the united Palestinian union-movement, is The Swedish Dockworkers Union’s attempt to […]

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  • Boycott! Supports the Dock Workers Union in Sweden

    June 22, 2010 Dear members of the dock workers union in Sweden, We have heard of your decision to initiate a blockade against all Israeli transfers to and from Swedish harbors between the 23rd-29th of June, 2010. As Israeli citizens and residents, we are aware of the message these actions send to the Israeli society. […]

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  • Victory at Oakland port: Israeli ship blocked from unloading

    Sunday, June 20, 2010 By: Gloria La Riva First ever boycott at US port in solidarity with Palestine In a historic and unprecedented action today, over 800 labor and community activists blocked the gates of the Oakland docks in the early morning hours, prompting longshore workers to refuse to cross the picket lines where they […]

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  • Hundreds in Oakland protest Gaza blockade

    Victoria Colliver, David R. Baker, Chronicle Staff Writers Sunday, June 20, 2010 (06-20) 12:35 PDT OAKLAND — Hundreds of demonstrators, condemning Israel’s blockade of the Gaza Strip, picketed at the Port of Oakland on Sunday and may have prevented an Israeli cargo ship from unloading for the day. Two shifts of longshoremen agreed not to […]

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