• New York kicks off boycott campaign against Motorola

    Press Release, NYCBI, 31 March 2009 More than 50 New Yorkers protested outside the Motorola office in downtown Brooklyn this morning. The protest launched a new city-wide campaign to boycott Motorola over the company’s complicity in the Israeli government’s apartheid practices against Palestinians. In a heavy wind, human rights campaigners from the newly formed group […]

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  • Belgian campaign targets bank financing Israeli settlements

    Adri Nieuwhof, The Electronic Intifada, 1 April 2009 In a remarkably short period of time, activists in Belgium have built a strong basis for the campaign “Israel colonizes — Dexia funds,” asking the bank to divest from its subsidiary Dexia Israel because of its financing of the expansion of illegal settlements in the Occupied Palestinian […]

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  • On Anti-Semitism, Boycotts, and the Case of Hermann Dierkes: An Open Letter from Jewish Peace Activists

    We are peace activists of Jewish background. Some of us typically identify in this way; others of us do not. But we all object to those who claim to speak for all Jews or who use charges of anti-Semitism to attempt to squelch legitimate dissent. We have learned with dismay the allegations regarding Hermann Dierkes, […]

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  • Exporters suffer anti-Israel boycotts

    Mar 30, 2009 9:11 | Updated Mar 30, 2009 10:29 By SHARON WROBEL Local exporters are losing foreign markets and customers because of the global economic crisis and a growing anti-Israel boycott of locally made products following Operation Cast Lead, the Israel Manufacturers Association said Sunday. “In addition to the problems and difficulties arising from […]

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  • Economic Boycott of Israel Works: 21% of Israeli Exporters Affected

    21% of Israeli exporters have been directly affected by the boycott movement since the beginning of 2009. So reports today (29 March) The Marker, a Hebrew-language economic newspaper. This number is based on a poll of 90 Israeli exporters in fields such as high tech, metals, construction materials, chemistry, textile and foods. The poll was […]

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  • West Midlands Palestine Solidarity Campaign bins Veolia!

    03/25/09 | Veolia West Midlands Palestine Solidarity Campaign welcomes the decision made by Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council not to consider further Veolia”s bid for the ‘Waste Improvement Plan’ contract, a contract worth £1 billion over 20 years. French multinational company Veolia is complicit in the continued Israeli occupation of Palestinian territory. Veolia is a leading […]

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  • Australian boycott action against apartheid Israel

    The campaign has been launched by The Coalition of Palestine Support Groups in Melbourne, Australia. Also attached is a roster for supporters who wish to volunteer their help in distributing “Dump Connex” leaflets. The first mass distribution will take place this Wednesday 25 March 2009, 7.00-9.00 am in Flinders Street under the clocks. The public […]

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  • Fraudulent Aldi are selling Israeli grapefruit labeled: “Produce of Cyprus”

    Monday March 16, 2009 15:16 by DunloT – Free Palestine Campaign Cypriot Embassy orders Aldi to remove all references to Cyprus on the produce they misleadingly sell For the past number of weeks, disreputable Aldi have been fraudently selling Israeli ruby red grapefruit labeled; Produce of Cyprus and this offence is being currently investigated by […]

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  • GOODBYE MOTO! GOODBYE APARTHEID!

    Join the New York Campaign for the Boycott of Israel (NYCBI) as we launch our city-wide boycott of Motorola! Monday, March 30 7:45-9:30 am Motorola”s NYC Headquarters 335 Adams St., Brooklyn (A,C,F to Jay St./Borough Hall, 2,3,4,5 to Borough Hall, M,R to Court St./Borough Hall or to Lawrence St./Metro Tech) Why Boycott? In the wake […]

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