• Should People Boycott Israel?

    By Omar Barghouti Source: Real News Tuesday, August 31, 2010 PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay. I’m in Ramallah, Palestine. And now joining us from [“la-ROOJ”] Café in Ramallah is Omar Barghouti. He’s a founding member of the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel. Thanks for joining […]

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  • What the wall has done

    Jamal Juma’, The Electronic Intifada, 31 August 2010 Israel began constructing the wall in June 2002 following its invasion of cities in the West Bank, which it dubbed “Operation Defensive Shield.” In retrospect, the invasion appears to have been a prelude to the construction of the wall and no one recognized the significance of the […]

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  • SHOULD PEOPLE BOYCOTT ISRAEL? (UPDATED)

    Omar Barghouti explains the aims of the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement.

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  • Palestinian traders clear shops of settlement goods

    Published yesterday (updated) 29/08/2010 22:59 RAMALLAH (Ma”an) — Palestinian traders have submitted 25,000 applications for a Dignity medal to certify their compliance with the government ban on trading in settlement produce, an official said Sunday. National Dignity Fund director Omer Qabaha said 8,000 traders have already received the medal, following inspections to check their stores […]

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  • TEDx: Equating the Colonizer and Colonized

    Besieged Gaza, 29 August, 2010 Palestinians Students’ Campaign for the Academic Boycott of Israel (PSCABI) University Teachers’ Association in Palestine It has come to our knowledge that TED, a non-profit organization carrying the slogan “Ideas Worth Spreading” has started a program called the “TEDxHolyLand.” This is supposed to be an experience which seeks to “bring […]

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  • Veolia whitewashes illegal light rail project

    Adri Nieuwhof, The Electronic Intifada, 26 August 2010 Last week the Israeli daily Haaretz reported that the consortium holding the contract to the controversial Jerusalem light rail project surveyed city residents on whether they would feel comfortable sharing rail service with Palestinians. The bad publicity around the survey — described as racist by even members […]

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  • Norwegian government pension fund excludes more Israeli companies

    Norwegian government pension fund excludes more Israeli companies Occupied Palestine Aug 23rd 2010 – The Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG) has divested from two Israeli companies, Africa Israel Investments and Danya Cebus, over their involvement in construction of illegal settlements in the West Bank . A government statement quoted the Norwegian Minister of Finance […]

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  • Open Letter to Jeff Beck: Don’t Condone Israeli Apartheid!!

    Occupied Ramallah, 26 August 2010 The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) is deeply troubled to learn that a highly respected musician such as yourself is scheduled to perform in Israel on October 5th, in violation of the Palestinian call for Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS). [1] Israel is oppressing […]

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  • On Local Boycott and Deception

    By Khalil Nakhleh Like many thousands of Palestinians in Ramallah, I feel utterly confused by the dishonesty of being railroaded concerning local boycott of ‘settlements’ products. Because we–my wife and I–are committed to the principle and act of boycott, as a means of resistance, I decided to clarify the primary issues involved, in order to […]

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  • West Bank boycott campaign impacting settlement economy

    Report, The Electronic Intifada, 19 August 2010 Grassroots Palestinian boycott campaigns across the occupied West Bank to take Israeli settlement products off the shelves of local stores have made an impact on the Israeli settlement economy, to the unease of the Israeli government, noted the Israeli daily Haaretz this week (“Palestinians ‘adamant about continuing boycott […]

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