• Sligo County Council Adopts Motion to Boycott Veolia

    The following motion was unanimously adopted at the February meeting of Sligo County Council. “Recognising: 1. that Veolia is a leading partner in the consortium contracted to build a light railway system linking Israel to illegal settlements in occupied East Jerusalem 2. that the Irish Government and the U.N. does not recognise Israel”s annexation and […]

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  • How do I know what products to boycott, is there a list?

    Posted by StopTheWall on Mon, 04/13/2009 – 07:59 If the first three numbers of the bar code are 729, the product was made by Israel, within the Green Line or in one of the Israeli-controlled industrial zones built illegally inside the West Bank. However, there are also products made by Israel which do not have […]

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  • Are there organized campaigns against specific products?

    Posted by StopTheWall on Mon, 04/13/2009 – 08:07 There are also organized campaigns against several products including: Agrexco: More information: http://www.bdsmovement.net/?q=node/240 Caterpillar: See for example: http://www.endtheoccupation.org/downloads/CAT%201-2006.pdf Chapters &Indigo: See for example, http://www.canpalnet.ca/mambo/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=193&Itemid=1 Jewish National Fund: See for example http://www.caiaweb.org/jnfcampaign Lev Leviev /Africa-Israel: See for example http://adalahny.org/ L’Oreal: See for example http://www.bdsmovement.net/?q=node/231 Motorola: See for example […]

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  • How can I get involved in the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) campaign?

    Posted by StopTheWall on Mon, 04/13/2009 – 08:12 There are suggestions about how you can do BDS in your local community at: http://bdsmovement.net/files/JOINtheBDSactionDAY-en-final_0.pdf For an in depth review of the BDS movement, see http://www.bdsmovement.net/?q=node/9#diy. You can also connect with groups in your area that are working on BDS. See the list of endorsers at: http://www.bdsmovement.net/?q=node/139. […]

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  • Palestinian Olive Oil at Whole Foods

    As today’s news headlines are filled with stories of conflict in the Middle East, Alter Eco Fair Trade defies these events by unveiling the first USDA Certified Organic, Fair Trade Certifiedâ„¢, Carbon Zero Certified Extra Virgin Olive Oils from Palestine. These GMO free, Gluten free, dairy free, and vegan oils originate from Rumi and Nabali […]

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  • Israel’s Key Vulnerability

    Paul Grenville Apr 10th, 2009 Israel has once more sent out a message to the Islamic and Arab world with its onslaught on Gaza that the struggle for the Middle East will be uncompromisingly bloody and violent. It was the same message in the summer of 2006 with the invasion of the Lebanon, with the […]

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  • Tesco criticised for Israeli goods boycott hotline

    * Rachel Williams * The Guardian, Friday 10 April 2009 Tesco has come under fire from the pro-Israel lobby after setting up a customer helpline option for people to complain about it stocking Israeli products. A recorded message told callers ringing its general customer services number: “If you are ringing regarding Israeli goods, please press […]

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  • Jewish groups clash at LCBO Israeli-made wines snapped up after calls for boycott

    They shouted ‘Shame!’ and ‘Jew-haters!’ at the small group of Jewish protesters who yesterday called for a boycott of Israeli wines at a midtown liquor store. Hundreds of pro-Israeli Jews descended on the Summerhill LCBO to counter a group of about 30 pro-Palestinian Jews who urged a boycott of Israeli wines ahead of this week’s […]

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  • Motorola drops bomb fuse unit following boycott campaign

    Press release, The New York Campaign for the Boycott of Israel, 5 April 2009 Motorola has sold a controversial unit that produced bomb fuses and other equipment for the Israeli military, according to the Israeli financial newspaper Globes. The sale rids Motorola of some activities that had made it the target of a growing boycott […]

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  • EUROPE: Made in Israeli Settlements, But Never Mind

    By David Cronin BRUSSELS, Apr 3 (IPS) – European Union officials are seeking evidence to support claims that fruit and vegetables from Israeli settlements in the Palestinian territories are being exported under false pretence. In a note circulated to its fellow EU governments in late 2008, Britain expressed concern that goods from Israeli settlements in […]

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