• 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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  • Boycott of settlement goods is biting hard

    Maariv: Targeted boycott and divestment pushing companies out of the settlements Didi Remez, 21 June 2010 The cover story of this morning”s (June 21 2010) Maariv business section reports that targeted boycott and divestment actions – Israeli, Palestinian and international – are pushing an increasing number of Israeli companies out of the West Bank settlements […]

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  • Activists prevent Israeli ship from unloading at US port

    Report, The Electronic Intifada, 21 June 2010 For the first time in US history, a peaceful protest was able to stop workers from unloading an Israeli cargo ship on Sunday, 20 June, in the San Francisco Bay area. From 5:30am until 7pm, social justice activists and labor union organizers blocked and picketed several entrances at […]

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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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  • MADE IN ISRAEL? CARMEL-AGREXCO UNDER ACCUSATION

    BY ELENA HOGAN Jerusalem, the 18th of June 2010, Nena News – “The Coalition of Women for Peace [CWP ndr] declares its support for Italian supermarket chains COOP and Nordiconad”s decision to suspend sales of Agrexco produce in their stores, and hopes that more supermarket chains will follow in their footsteps.” So begins the declaration […]

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  • Volvo equipment: effective tool in the Israeli occupation of Palestine

    by Adri Nieuwhof, Over the past few years the use of Volvo equipment in Israel”s demolition of Palestinian homes and the construction of the wall has been documented. Mr. M. Wikforss, Vice President of Media Relations & Corporate News of Volvo Group, response to an article in The Electronic Intifada of 2 July 2007, was […]

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  • Ahava campaign comes to court

    Adri Nieuwhof, The Electronic Intifada, 17 June 2010 In France, the campaign to boycott Ahava Dead Sea cosmetics has entered a new phase with boycott, divestment and sanctions advocates taking legal action against the Sephora cosmetics retail chain’s contract with the company. Ahava manufactures its cosmetics in a factory in the illegal Mitzpe Shalem settlement […]

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  • PA customs agents in Tubas seize settlement produce

    Published yesterday (updated) 17/06/2010 21:03 Tubas – Ma”an – Palestinian Authority customs agents on Thursday destroyed more produce manufactured in Israeli settlements. “Upon instructions issued by the cabinet headed by Salam Fayyad banning settlement products, large amounts of settlement agriculture produce including 150 boxes of melons and more than 60 boxes of grapes” were destroyed, […]

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  • Due to the Flotilla: Business people in Europe: “We are prohibited from doing business with you”

    The Marker — 14 June 2010 By Ora Koren http://www.themarker.com/tmc/article.jhtml?ElementId=skira20100614_1173985&log=true [Translated by Dena Bugel-Shunra*] Exclusive from Yehuda Talmon: “Companies that had been proud of their ties with the Ministry of Defense delete them from the site, as this has become cause for terminating business relationships.” Israel businessmen have received about ten letters over the past […]

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  • H&M caught in boycott crossfire

    Since opening three stores in Israel in March and April 2010, H&M has been targeted by our global BDS campaign. Just like when the global BDS movement contributed to the fall of apartheid in South Africa, there are companies that choose profit in Israel over social responsibility for Palestine. Our worldwide and creative protests demand […]

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