• The Israel Boycott is Biting

    by Nadia Hijab Released: 30 Apr 2009 On May 4, protesters will greet Motorola shareholders, already disgruntled by the company”s losses, as they arrive for their annual meeting at the Rosemont Theater in Chicago, Illinois. The protest, organized by the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation, is part of a drive to “Hang Up […]

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  • Mountain Equipment Co-op may ponder Israel boycott

    A major Canadian outdoor-equipment chain with an outlet in Calgary could be setting up camp on the thorny soil of the Israel-Palestinian conflict. A motion is expected to be presented next week at Mountain Equipment Coop’s annual general meeting in Vancouver, calling for a boycott of all products produced in Israel. “We just don’t think(MountainEquipmentCo-op)should […]

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  • Palestinian students push BDS in universities and cities

    Latest news , Palestinian Grassroots Anti-Apartheid Wall Campaign, 8 March 2009 IAW events for the past several days in the West Bank focused on strengthening the internal BDS movement and promoting Palestinian products. Considerable progress was made from March 4 í‚– 5 in moving the boycott forward in Palestinian universities. Students are not only working […]

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  • Village of Bil’in asks Norway to divest from Leviev’s Africa-Israel

    April 21, 2009 The Council on Ethics Norwegian Government Pension Fund Government of Norway Dear Members of the Council on Ethics, It is with great dismay that we learned that Norway, a strong supporter of human rights and peace in the Middle East, has invested its citizens” pensions in a company, Lev Leviev”s Africa-Israel, that […]

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  • Store facing bid to boycott Israeli products

    JOSH WINGROVE Globe and Mail Update April 22, 2009 at 12:41 AM EDT One of Canada’s iconic retailers is facing a politically charged debate at its annual general meeting, where it expects a motion to boycott Israeli products will be introduced. Mountain Equipment Co-op, a Canadian outdoor clothing and gear store, allows any member to […]

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  • Boycott campaign urges Iran to cut ties with settlement-linked companies

    Date: 21 / 04 / 2009 Time: 14:07 Bethlehem – Ma”an – Palestinian civil society groups called on Tehran to cut ties with two French companies profiting from work in illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday. A day after Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad took center stage as a critic of Israel at […]

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  • Shoppers: let’s boycott Israeli goods

    Thursday, April 09, 2009, 13:58 On behalf of the newly-formed WestWilts Palestine Support Group, (Justice for Palestine, Peace for Israel) I would like to thank all those in Melksham and Bradford on Avon who took leaflets or signed the petition last week asking Sainsbury’s to boycott produce from Israel. Israel was born in 1948, following […]

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  • French Court to Hear Israeli Tram Case

    French court takes up the case against Alstom SA and Veolia Environnement contracted by Israel to build a tram line that runs deep into East Jerusalem from West Jerusalem. French Court to Hear Israeli Tram Case By DAVID GAUTHIER-VILLARS Palestinian lobby groups that contest Israel’s authority over East Jerusalem have found they might be helped […]

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  • Keep the pressure on Motorola

    Last week we found out that Motorola has met our first boycott demand – they no longer sell the Israeli military bomb fuzes. Instead of resting on our laurels, we need to seize this opportunity to push twice as hard on our other demands. Now is the time to strengthen our campaign. We want everyone […]

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