• Report: UK economic links with Israeli settlements

    Report, Profundo, 18 March 2009 The following is the edited summary of the research paper, “UK economic links with Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian territory.” The paper was prepared for the Sir Joseph Hotung Programme for Law, Human Rights and Peace Building in the Middle East, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London […]

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  • Ann Arbor call for BDS at People’s Food Coop

    Public Commentary Henry Herskovitz: Herskovitz noted that the day marked the sixth anniversary of the death in Rafah of Rachel Corrie, an American citizen, who on March 16, 2003 was crushed by bulldozer (manufactured in the U.S.) driven by a soldier-driver with the Israeli military. Herskovitz described her death as a “murder.” He said that […]

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  • Campaign to boycott Israeli products takes its message to Qalqiliya

    Qalqiliya – Ma”an – The Palestinian Popular Committee for boycotting Israeli products visited the West Bank city of Qalqiliya to promote its renewed campaign. The campaign recently redoubled its efforts in the northern West Bank, in hopes of convincing 50 localities to participate in the boycott. The strategy of the boycott is to deprive the […]

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  • Taking it to the supermarkets: EuroPalestine’s boycott action

    Viva la France … EuroPalestine activists take it to the supermarket aisles. The solidarity whistling of this boycott army will put a smile on your face. Never mind not understanding French. The actions are loud and clear. avec la participation de plusieurs associations de la Campagne Boycott Israel Réalisation : l”équipe vidéo “PALESTINE VIVRA” [vodpod […]

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  • Installation criticizing occupation, Veolia causes stir

    Adri Nieuwhof, The Electronic Intifada, 12 March 2009 Visual artist Van Thanh Rudd recently created a stir in Melbourne, Australia with his installation “Economy of Movement – A Piece of Palestine.” Rudd was invited to exhibit at an art space called the Platform in the group show Resisting Subversion of Subversive Resistance. The Platform is […]

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  • French company runs Israeli bus services to settlements

    Adri Nieuwhof and Daniel Machover, The Electronic Intifada, 11 March 2009 The international Derail Veolia and Alstom campaign is gaining momentum by coordinating efforts to pressure French transportation giants Veolia and Alstom to withdraw from the Israeli tramway project in Jerusalem that runs illegally on Palestinian land. With its involvement in this project, Veolia is […]

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  • Who Profits – Corporate Involvement in the Checkpoints

    Complicit firms Privatizing Security – Corporate Involvement in the Checkpoints Our March newsletter focuses on companies involved in the Israeli military checkpoints in the occupied West Bank. This is the first in a series of monthly short reports by the Who Profits project, of the Coalition of Women for Peace in Israel. These monthly reports […]

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  • Women’s group names Bar Rafaeli ad ‘most sexist of the year’

    Haaretz 11/03/2009 By Dana Weiler-Polak, Haaretz Correspondent In honor of International Women’s Day, the Women’s International Zionist Organization (WIZO) named the most sexist ad of the year on Sunday. The dubious honor of first place went to an Eden Springs commercial featuring model Bar Refaeli, under the heading “the bar you always wanted at home.” […]

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  • Action Alert – Labelling goods from illegal settlements

    ACTION ALERT Decisions soon to be taken on the supermarket labelling of goods from illegal Israeli West Bank settlements Write to Hilary Benn TODAY Lawyers from the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, the Food Standards Agency (Minister- Hilary Benn) and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Minister- David Miliband) are right now drafting new […]

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