• Palestinian civil society salutes Olympia Food Co-op’s decision to boycott Israeli goods!

    Occupied Palestine, 26 July 2010 – Palestinian farmers unions, agricultural organizations and popular committees struggling against Israel”s colonial Wall and settlements warmly salute the historic decision taken on July 15th [1] by the Olympia Food Co-op to remove all Israeli products from its shelves. The Olympia Food Co-op has set a historic precedent by becoming […]

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  • Facing ban, Israeli dairy company leaves settlement

    Ramallah – Ma”an – A leading Israeli dairy company has moved its factories from the occupied Golan Heights into Israel and will be allowed to market its produce in the West Bank, the National Dignity Fund announced Thursday. President Mahmoud Abbas, whose government led by Salam Fayyad started the fund, in April banned the sale […]

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  • PA sets deadline for banning settlement goods

    Ramallah – Ma’an – The Palestinian Authority Ministry of Economy in Ramallah announced 31 July as the deadline for merchants to clear their shops of settlement goods or face legal action. The law prohibiting the sale and purchase of settlement goods was issued by President Mahmoud Abbas on 26 April 2010, with a penalty of […]

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  • Challenging the Jewish National Fund

    Hazem Jamjoum, The Electronic Intifada, 21 July 2010 For anyone taking a road trip along the highways of the part of Palestine that became Israel in 1948, one is bound to spot a blue and green structure in the shape of a bird marked with the Hebrew letters KKL, which stands for Keren Kayemeth L’Yisrael, […]

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  • Johnny Rotten: “Rise” against racism, boycott Israel

    Open Letter, Palestinian Students’ Campaign for the Academic Boycott of Israel, University Teachers’ Association in Palestine, 20 July 2010 The following letter to British musician John Lydon, aka Johnny Rotten, who is scheduled to perform in Tel Aviv next month, was issued on 18 July 2010 by the Palestinian Students’ Campaign for the Academic Boycott […]

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  • Open Letter to John Lydon from Gaza: “˜Rise’ against the Racism

    Besieged Gaza, Occupied Palestine, July.18.2010 Dear John Lydon, We are academics and students from Gaza representing more than 10 academic institutions therein. Our parents and grandparents are refugees who were expelled from their homes by the nascent Israeli army in the 1948 Nakba. We have since lived in the ghetto of the Gaza Strip refugee […]

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  • Call to support PACBI members conference travel expenses

    I am forwarding this message from BRICUP – please help if you can. Support is needed for a European initiative. AURDIP, BRICUP”s French sister organisation, is convening a conference on academic boycott in Paris this coming September 25-6. The aim is to bring together the several organisations in Italy, Catalonia, Britain and France now in […]

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  • BNC welcomes actions to mark fifth anniversary of BDS call

    15 July 2010 Occupied Palestine – On July 9 2010, the Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC) marked the fifth anniversary of the Palestinian Civil Society Call for a campaign of BDS against Israel until it fully complies with international law and Palestinian rights. The BNC issued a statement highlighting the massive growth […]

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  • “Life for Palestinians in Israel is complicated in every respect”

    Adri Nieuwhof, The Electronic Intifada, 12 July 2010 Basma Fahoum — an activist with the organization Who Profits from the Occupation? — recently sat with The Electronic Intifada contributor Adri Nieuwhof and discussed what it means to be a Palestinian in Israel and her the ongoing efforts for her community to realize their rights. Adri […]

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