Monthly Archives: December 2009

Sanction Israel?

Sanctions on Israel? What a good idea. It seems that the country does not yield to diplomacy, nor does it fear force, being the overwhelming military power in this region. Since this balance of power in its favour has not

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Sam Husseini’s Video from Gaza Freedom Marchers Chanting “Boycott Israel” in Cairo

Posted in Boycott, Economic Boycott, Egyptian Organizing

UN expert repeats call for threat of sanctions against Israel over Gaza blockade

29 December 2009 – The United Nations independent expert on Palestinian rights has again called for a threat of economic sanctions against Israel to force it to lift its blockade of Gaza, which is preventing the return to a normal

Posted in Sanctions


The Belgian French bank group Dexia, which specializes in financing municipalities and other local authorities, is refusing to work with Judea and Samaria local councils, Israel Radio reported Wednesday morning. Sources in the Council of Jewish Communities in Judea, Samaria,

Posted in BDS Success, Boycott, Economic Boycott

Portuguese activists fight state water company deal with Israel’s Mekorot

Adri Nieuwhof, The Electronic Intifada, 28 December 2009 In October, EPAL, Portugal’s state water company, announced a deal with Mekorot, Israel’s state water company. An intern who responded to the news by informing colleagues of Mekorot’s role in Israel’s discriminatory

Posted in Boycott, Economic Boycott, Portuguese Organizng

Open Letter to Metallica

AN OPEN LETTER TO METALLICA Halls of Justice Painted Green Money Talking Power Wolves Beset Your Door Hear Them Stalking Soon You’ll Please Their Appetite They Devour Hammer of Justice Crushes You Overpower… (“…And Justice for All”, Metallica) Dear Metallica,

Posted in Boycott, Cultural Boycott, Israeli Organizing

Palestine/Israel: A Single State, with Liberty and Justice for All, Regardless of Religion

by Susan Abulhawa with Ramzy Baroud / December 26th, 2009 Prior to the establishment of Israel, Palestine had been a multi-religious and multi-cultural country. Christians, Muslims and Jews, Armenians, Greek Orthodox, to name a few, all had a place there;

Posted in BDS Success, Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions