• June 20, World Refugee Day: Trader Joe’s Consumers Take Action for Palestinian Rights

    Don’t Buy Into Apartheid! On Saturday, June 20, activists will gather at Trader Joe”s in different cities to demand that the company stop carrying Israeli goods such as Israeli Couscous, Dorot frozen herbs, as well as Pastures of Eden Feta cheese. A letter was sent to Trader Joe’s on June 6, 2009 but no response […]

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  • Action Boycott Israel: Trader Joe’s, Pittsburgh, PA

    We have been disappointed to learn that Trader Joe’s Pittsburgh store carries the following Israeli products: Dorot Crushed Garlic, Dorot Chopped Cilantro, Dorot Chopped Garlic, Holyland Matzos, Pastures of Eden Feta Imported, Trader Joes Israeli Couscous and Trader Joes Harvest Grains Blend. Conscious individuals around the world are increasingly recognizing that purchasing Israeli products is […]

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  • DCI/PS welcomes UNICEF’s rejection of Leviev support

    [RAMALLAH, 21 June 2008] – DCI-Palestine welcomes UNICEF’s decision to reject any further support offered by Israeli businessman Lev Leviev, who owns companies that are responsible for building housing units in several settlements in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), in contravention of international humanitarian law. Lev Leviev sponsored fundraising events for UNICEF in 2007, while […]

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  • DCI urges UNICEF to end its partnership with Motorola

    [GENEVA, 18 June 2009] – Today, Defence for Children International (DCI) wrote a letter to UNICEF Executive Director Ann Veneman asking UNICEF to publicly renounce the sponsorship of the international communications company Motorola. Motorola provides communication equipment, surveillance systems, munitions and munitions components to the Israeli military. This technology is used by the Israeli authorities […]

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  • Dexia Israel stops financing Israeli settlements

    Author: Martijn Lauwens – campaign “Israel colonises, Dexia finances” The Belgian-French financial group Dexia has announced it will no longer finance Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories through its Israeli branch Dexia Israel. This is the result of a months-long campaign in Belgium, supported by NGO”s, political parties, local authorities, trade unions and other […]

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  • Don’t Buy Into Apartheid Join Us! Take Action!

    Kickoff Actions to Deshelve Israeli Products Saturday, June 20th–World Refugee Day The tide of public opinion is turning against Israeli apartheid. The call for boycott, divestment and sanctions, which was initiated by Palestinian civil society in July 2005, has grown by leaps and bounds. It has been endorsed by over a dozen international labor unions, […]

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  • Supermarkets may face action on Israeli labels, say lawyers

    * Afua Hirsch, legal affairs correspondent * guardian.co.uk, Sunday 7 June 2009 Retailers including UK supermarkets may be at risk of prosecution for misleading consumers by selling goods from the Palestinian Territories under the label “West Bank”, lawyers have warned. Fruit, wine and cosmetics originating from illegal Israeli settlements are among the goods that lawyers […]

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  • Motorola Drops Israeli Wireless Division MIRS

    Motorola is looking to divest itself from its Israeli cell phone division, MIRS, according to a report in Israeli business newspaper, Globes. The announcement comes only two months after the US-Telecom firm announced it had sold a controversial unit that produced bomb fuses and other equipment for the Israeli military. Motorola”s dealings with Israel and […]

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  • Dexia Israel stops financing Israeli settlements

    Complicit firms The Belgian-French financial group Dexia has announced it will no longer finance Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories through its Israeli branch Dexia Israel. Author: Martijn Lauwens – campaign “Israel colonises, Dexia finances” This is the result of a months-long campaign in Belgium, supported by NGO”s, political parties, local authorities, trade unions […]

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