Monthly Archives: October 2009

Open letter to the Choir of Clare College, Cambridge

Please consider signing this letter below and sending your reply back to Michael or John by Sunday November 1st at the latest, and circulating of you can. Further to my message yesterday, I am copying below a letter to all

Posted in Boycott, Cultural Boycott, Take Action

Sweden: Israeli wine made in occupied territory

State alcohol retail monopoly labels Golan Heights wines as produced in ‘Syrian occupied territory,’ due to customer complaints. Winery CEO enraged, says: ‘We’re not selling politics’ Itamar Eichner Sweden’s state alcohol retail monopoly has recently decided to market wines produced

Posted in Boycott, Economic Boycott, Swedish Organizing

SUSSEX STUDENTS VOTE TO BOYCOTT ISRAEL

Date 30/10/09 Sussex Students’ Union first in UK to boycott Israeli goods FOLLOWING a landmark referendum, students at Sussex University have voted to boycott Israeli goods. The decision will become part of the international Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign, which

Posted in Boycott, Economic Boycott, Student Organizing

Ma’an Development Center Launches Booklet on Palestinian BDS Campaign

The Ma’an Development Center has launched a report on the Palestinian BDS campaign under the title Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions: Lesson learned in effective solidarity CONTENTS WHY BOYCOTT, DIVESTMENT, SANCTIONS? THE LESSONS OF BOYCOTT 1. Boycott takes time 1.2 The

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Montrealers throw Hallowe’en party at the Bay to launch boycott of Israeli Ahava Dead Sea products

Montreal, October 31 – On the scariest day of the year, members of Middle East solidarity groups Tadamon, Solidarity for Palestinian Human Rights (SPHR) and the Québec BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) Committee will be demanding that the Bay take

Posted in Boycott, Canadian Organizing, Economic Boycott

Israeli banks entrenched in settlement building

Adri Nieuwhof, The Electronic Intifada, 27 October 2009 Several Western pension funds and financial managers hold shares in two Israeli banks: Bank Hapoalim and Bank Leumi. Both banks operate in and offer loans to finance illegal settlement activities in the

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Bahrain Politicians Spar Over Israel Boycott

October 25th, 2009 The Media Line Staff The Bahraini parliament is at loggerheads with the government because of a bill which proposes heavy prison sentences for people who conduct any kind of dealings with Israel. The bill, set to be

Posted in Boycott, Sanctions

Conference Declaration: United in Struggle against Israeli Colonialism, Occupation and Racism

United in Struggle against Israeli Colonialism, Occupation and Racism 24-25 October, 2009 Bethlehem, Palestine Seminar Declaration Towards the unity of all forces in struggle for boycott, divestment and sanctions for Palestine Between the 24th and the 25th of October, 2009,

Posted in Boycott, Palestinian Organizing

Open Letter to the International Geographical Union: Enforcing Geographies of Justice

PACBI | 29 October 2009 The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) is deeply disturbed by the decision of the International Geographical Union (IGU) to hold its regional conference in Israel next July. We urge

Posted in Boycott, Palestinian Academia, Palestinian Organizing

Norway university to vote next month on boycott of Israel

By Cnaan Liphshiz, Haaretz Correspondent The university of Trondheim in Norway may become the first university in the West to adopt an academic boycott of Israel, if a majority of its board votes in favor of the move at a

Posted in Boycott, Norweigan Academia