• New Yorkers Celebrate Five Successful Years of Palestinian-Led Boycott Movement Against Israel

    Published Today – 09:01 GMT In a joyful celebration of the Palestinian peaceful and creative grassroots resistance, 40 New York human rights activists conducted a musical walking tour of businesses complicit in Israeli Apartheid in the Lower East Side of Manhattan. The “Off-Off-Broadway BDS Tour” was part of the international commemoration of the fifth anniversary […]

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  • Protesters say Ricky’s backs Israel’s ‘illegal’ occupation

    It’s all because of a mud-based cosmetic made in the West Bank. By Ben Kochman Last Updated: 11:51 PM, July 11, 2010 The centuries-old Middle East conflict turned into a bizarre form of mud-slinging on quiet Montague Street on Friday when protesters demanded that the Ricky”s cosmetics shop stop selling a dirt-based cosmetic that, apparently, […]

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  • Way forward for Palestine solidarity

    Al-Awda New York statement to USSF Thursday, 24 June 2010 01:21 Al-Awda New York, the Palestine Right to Return Coalition, issued a statement, “The Way Forward for Palestine Solidarity,” on June 23, 2010, in conjunction with their planned workshop at the US Social Forum. The issues addressed in the statement below will be discussed more […]

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  • U.S. Presbyterians urge government to end Israel aid over settlements

    Presbyterian Church publishes report on Middle East issues that was approved with 82% of the vote during the church’s annual general assembly in Minneapolis. By The Associated Press Presbyterian leaders strongly backed a proposal Friday calling for the U.S. government to end aid to Israel unless the country stops settlement expansions in disputed Palestinian territories. […]

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  • Presbyterian Church shouldn’t accept bullying at the pulpit

    Dr. Hanan Ashrawi, Jul 10, 2010 This week probably will not be easy for Presbyterians. False accusations of anti-Semitism impugning the motives and integrity of the Church will hurt. But their work is vitally important and offers a tremendous opportunity to hold Israel to account for 43 years of occupation of Palestinian territory. For decades, […]

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  • One year of Ahava campaign

    Today to mark the 5th anniversary of the Palestinian civil society boycott call and the one-year anniversary of the launch of the Stolen Beauty AHAVA boycott campaign, CODEPINK NYC will be joining with Brooklyn for Peace and Adalah-NY to protest the sale of AHAVA Cosmetics at the Ricky”s store in Brooklyn. You can join us […]

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  • California dockworkers reject meeting with Israeli consul

    Report, The Electronic Intifada, 9 July 2010 Two weeks after the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) in the San Francisco Bay Area joined with activists at the Port of Oakland to block the unloading of an Israeli Zim Lines cargo ship, the union reaffirmed its support of Palestinian rights despite pressure from the Israeli […]

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  • New York City AHAVA Boycott Demonstrations

    This week we will join with other groups using the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Campaign to pressure the Israeli government to respect human rights & international law, and to raise money for an important documentary film about Operation Cast Lead, the assault on Gaza. Friday, July 9th-Meet at 107 Montague Street in Brooklyn Heights, between […]

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  • Israeli Government Officials Rebuffed At ILWU Local 10 In San Francisco

    A delegation of representatives and supporters of Israel on July 6, 2010 including the Deputy Israeli Consul for the Pacifica Northwest Gideon Lustig failed in their efforts to pressure San Francisco ILWU Local 10 to reject their positions in protest of the attack on the Gaza aid flotilla, against the blockade of Gaza and the […]

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  • AHAVA action in NYC on 5th anniversary day

    Friday, July 9th CODEPINK NYC joins Brooklyn for Peace at noon on Montague Street in Brooklyn for a STOLEN BEAUTY AHAVA Boycott Demonstration to mark the 5th Anniversary of the Palestinian civil society boycott call. Tell Ricky”s NYC NO MORE AHAVA! AHAVA Cosmetics are made by Israeli profiteers in Occupied Palestine. Meet at 107 Montague […]

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