Monthly Archives: April 2009

Boycott this Israeli settlement builder

The UK Foreign Office will no longer rent from Lev Leviev. Now other states must also boycott this builder of illegal settlements o Abe Hayeem o guardian.co.uk, Tuesday 28 April 2009 14.30 BST The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office must

Posted in Boycott

Mountain Equipment Co-op may ponder Israel boycott

A major Canadian outdoor-equipment chain with an outlet in Calgary could be setting up camp on the thorny soil of the Israel-Palestinian conflict. A motion is expected to be presented next week at Mountain Equipment Coop’s annual general meeting in

Posted in Canadian Organizing, Economic Boycott

Norway gov’t, banks investing in settlement construction company

Adri Nieuwhof, The Electronic Intifada, 28 April 2009 As the pressure on companies to pull out from business facilitating Israel’s occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip grows, it has been recently revealed that in Norway three private banks

Posted in Divestment

Palestinian students push BDS in universities and cities

Latest news , Palestinian Grassroots Anti-Apartheid Wall Campaign, 8 March 2009 IAW events for the past several days in the West Bank focused on strengthening the internal BDS movement and promoting Palestinian products. Considerable progress was made from March 4

Posted in Economic Boycott, Palestinian Academia, Palestinian Organizing

Military exports to Israel reviewed following Gaza conflict

* Nicholas Watt, chief political correspondent * The Guardian, Wednesday 22 April 2009 Britain announced last night that it is to review all its military exports to Israel in the light of the recent offensive in the Gaza Strip which

Posted in BDS Success, Sanctions

UK campaigners score victory towards arms embargo

Yasmin Khan, The Electronic Intifada, 24 April 2009 It came as no surprise to campaigners in the United Kingdom to hear the British Foreign Minister David Miliband reveal this week that components supplied by Britain were “almost certainly” used by

Posted in Sanctions

Village of Bil’in asks Norway to divest from Leviev’s Africa-Israel

April 21, 2009 The Council on Ethics Norwegian Government Pension Fund Government of Norway Dear Members of the Council on Ethics, It is with great dismay that we learned that Norway, a strong supporter of human rights and peace in

Posted in Boycott, Economic Boycott, Palestinian Organizing