• A million dollar festival will not rescue Israel’s image as an apartheid state

    Occupied Ramallah, 15 August 2010 Once again, the Brand-Israel machine is in high gear, this time organizing a million-dollar international youth extravaganza in Eilat in September 2010 called “Funjoya.” This unabashed propaganda exercise is sponsored by the Israel Ministry of Tourism and the Israeli Student Union, among other official and semi-official bodies. The Ministry of […]

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  • Salfit chamber of commerce says boycott is ‘National duty’

    Published today 12:02 SALFIT (Ma’an) — The Salfit Chamber of Commerce called for the clearing of the Palestinian market of settlement produce “as a national duty,” a statement read Saturday. The statement was distributed to traders and industrial workshops, which read that “morality and national duty calls on us all to boycott settlement goods and […]

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  • Gaza Students Condemn Eilat Funjoya Student Festival

    Besieged Gaza PSCABI 9th August 2010 A few days ago various Israeli media agencies announced the launching of the Funjoya Student Festival in Eilat. This festival will take place during 2-4 September. Tourism Ministry of Apartheid Israel has invested around one million dollars in this project. Students from Western Europe and the US are expected […]

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  • Survey concerning Haifa University and its treatment of the Palestinian Students: A chronicle of discrimination and racism

    Baladna Association for Arab Youth | August 2010 SUMMARY The reality of Haifa University is significantly remote from that of a campus based on values of academic freedom and action. The fact that in many cases the University acts as the extension of Israeli policy when addressing the Palestinian people as a whole indicates that […]

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  • Palestine’s students call on PLO envoy to boycott South African Zionists

    Open Letter, Various undersigned, 11 August 2010 The following open letter was sent to Ambassador Ali Ahmed Halimeh, PLO Mission, South Africa on 10 August 2010: We address you from occupied Palestine urging you to cancel your participation in an event hosted by the South African Union of Jewish Students (SAUJS) entitled “Towards Peace in […]

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  • AN OPEN LETTER TO CHICK COREA: DON’T TURN YOUR BACK ON GAZA

    Besieged Gaza PSCABI 9th August 2010 AN OPEN LETTER TO CHICK COREA: DON”T TURN YOUR BACK ON GAZA Dear Mr. Corea, We are a group of students from Gaza, and our only fault is being Palestinians. For that, Mr. Corea, we are imprisoned with our families and loved ones in what major Human Rights Organizations […]

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  • Words without Borders “dialogue” violates Palestinian boycott call

    Haidar Eid, The Electronic Intifada, 9 August 2010 An initiative recently launched by the prestigious online literature magazine Words without Borders entitled “Cross-Cultural-Dialogues in the Middle East,” rings alarm bells in light of the Palestinian civil society call for boycott divestment and sanctions (BDS) on Israel. The initiators of this series of articles are Azareen […]

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  • Interview: “Israel has turned Gaza into the largest concentration camp in history”

    Sunday, 25 July 2010 Interview with Haidar Eid Founding member of the PCACBI (Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel). ____________________________ The world was appalled by the Israeli massacre at the end of 2008 and the beginning of 2009. But then Gaza disappeared from Western news media. What is the situation today […]

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  • “˜Boycott Israel’ protest held Friday in Bil’in village; two injured

    Sunday August 01, 2010 12:46 Saed Bannoura – IMEMC News Around 200 Palestinians, Israelis, and internationals – including a group of hip-hop musicians from the US and Britain – joined a protest on Friday afternoon in the Palestinian village of Bil”in calling on the international community to boycott Israel in order to end Israeli apartheid […]

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  • Israel wages war against media and activists

    Mel Frykberg, The Electronic Intifada, 27 July 2010 NABI SALAH, occupied West Bank (IPS) – Palestinian activists are being jailed, Israeli activists are under surveillance, and the Israeli military is increasingly targeting journalists who cover West Bank protests. The Foreign Press Association (FPA) in Israel issued a statement recently condemning what it sees as a […]

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