• Settlement builder Leviev dealt divestment blow

    Press release, Adalah-NY, 25 August 2009 In another stunning blow to Israeli settlement-builder Lev Leviev, the Israeli business magazine Globes Online has reported that BlackRock Inc., one of the world’s largest investment management firms, has divested from Leviev’s Africa-Israel Investments. The Globes article follows a similar report by the Norwegian news service Norwatch. The move […]

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  • Derailing Injustice: Palestinian Civil Resistance to the “Jerusalem LightRail”

    by Omar Barghouti Jerusalem Quarterly – Issue 38, Summer 2009 “I believe that this [Jerusalem Light Rail] should be done, and in any event, anything that can be done to strengthen Jerusalem, construct it, expand it and sustain it for eternity as the capital of the Jewish people and the united capital of the State […]

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  • Decolonizing Israel

    By SOUSAN HAMMAD “An underdeveloped people must prove, by its fighting power, its ability to set itself up as a nation, and by the purity of every one of its acts, that it is, even to the smallest detail, the most lucid, the most self-controlled people.” –Frantz Fanon, “A Dying Colonialism” There is an echoing […]

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  • Boycott “Israel”: Ann Arbor takes it to City Hall!

    Just to show that people can (and should) get these issues having to do with public money and policy in the discussion at the decisional level, we have the video of the short talk given at the Ann Arbor (Michigan) City Council Meeting. It should serve as an example of ways to act and influence […]

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  • Who profits from Israeli occupation?

    Boycotted by activists, the Israeli company AHAVA is backed by one of Israel’s most powerful families.

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  • Protesters call on Brooklynites to boycott Motorola due to complicity with Israeli apartheid

    Brooklyn, NY, August 8 – Fifteen New York human rights advocates rallied at Fulton Street Mall in Brooklyn Saturday, singing songs that called on Brooklyn shoppers to boycott communications giant Motorola until it stops providing technology that aids Israel”s army and settlement movement. The protest was held outside a Sprint Store where Boost Mobile, a […]

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  • CodePink Launch Campaign to Boycott Ahava

    As the dust settled on the destroyed homes, schools and lives in the aftermath of Israel”s assault on Gaza earlier this year, mainstream human rights groups from Amnesty International to Physicians for Human Rights/Israel issued reports condemning Israel”s attack and alleging that the Israeli government and the Israeli Defense Forces had committed war crimes and […]

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  • Who Profits Newsletter: The Cellular Companies and the Occupation

    In a much criticized television commercial for an Israeli cellular communication service provider, a group of Israeli soldiers play soccer with unseen (presumably Palestinian) partners over the separation wall. “All we want, after all, is to have some fun”, the commercial exclaims. As distasteful and offensive as this commercial may be, on some level it […]

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  • The ugly reality of Israel’s settlement-made beauty products

    Adri Nieuwhof, The Electronic Intifada, 3 August 2009 Israel enjoys free trade of industrial goods with Europe under the Association Agreement it signed with the European Union in 2000. Yakov Ellis, chief executive officer of the Israeli cosmetics company Ahava, told the BBC radio program Today on 5 November 2008 that his company has benefitted […]

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  • New Yorkers call for boycott of Motorola over dealings with IDF

    By Grace Wermenbol Protesters in the New York borough of Queens held a rally last week to call for a boycott of Motorola over the firm’s business dealings with the Israel Defense Forces. At the demonstration, which was organized by the New York Campaign for the Boycott of Israel, protestors waved Palestinian flags and signs […]

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