Monthly Archives: February 2010

BDS Bus Ad Sightings

Hewlett Packard, 7/11 and Kimberly Clark/Unicef/Pampers also profit from Israeli Apartheid and this February, Bay Area artists culture jammed about those ties. The group used the whoprofits database to fact check their information and created faux ads that were installed

Posted in Boycott, Economic Boycott

Omar Barghouti : Co-founder of the Global BDS Movement & PACBI

Palestinian academic, commentator, human rights activist and co-founder of the Palestinian Campaign for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) along with the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI), Omar Barghouti discusses the formation of BDS, the

Posted in Boycott, Divestment, Palestinian Organizing, Sanctions

Where’s BDS? Israeli firms to secure World Cup

by Bruce Wolman on February 25, 2010 For readers active in the BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) Movement, here is an obvious target that has been overlooked. According to today’s Jerusalem Post, “Over 30 Israeli companies are set to help

Posted in Boycott, South African Organizing, Sports Boycott, Take Action

Jewish Daily Forward and Chicago Public Radio cover BDS

Thursday, February 25, 2010 Two pieces on BDS in the mainstream press this week caught our attention. Israeli academic and author Neve Gordon spoke to Chicago Public Radio about his support of BDS, making the argument that by opposing Israel’s

Posted in Boycott, Cultural Boycott, Divestment, Economic Boycott, Israeli Academia, Sanctions

People Are Talking About BDS

by Emily W. Schaeffer on February 25, 2010 The following post first appeared on the new website Israel: The Only Democracy in the Middle East? People are talking about Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS). People should be talking about BDS.

Posted in Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions, Why Boycott?!

Call for Action: Join the National Day Against Agrexco on March 6th 2010!

Posted by BNC Palestine on Sat, 02/27/2010 – 00:36 (French call attached in PDF) The BDS National Committee (BNC) strongly endorses the National Day Against Agrexco/Carmel on March 6th 2010, launched by the large French Anti-Agrexco Coalition and salutes the

Posted in Boycott, Economic Boycott, French Organizing, Take Action

An Afternoon at the (Israel) Ballet

From a protest for the boycott of the Israel Ballet. For more info see

Posted in Boycott, Cultural Boycott

Palestinian Authority steps up boycott of goods made in Israeli settlements in West Bank

The Palestinian Authority is intensifying its bid to boycott goods made in Israeli settlements in the West Bank, even as the EU Thursday said such products could not qualify as duty free imports. The effort takes a different approach to

Posted in Boycott, Economic Boycott, Palestinian Economy

EU court: West Bank goods are not Israeli

EU high court says Israeli goods made in West Bank fall outside of EU-Israel trade accord Robert Wielaard, Associated Press Writer, On Thursday February 25, 2010, 9:44 am EST BRUSSELS (AP) — In a ruling touching on the status of

Posted in Boycott, Economic Boycott, Palestinian Economy

BNC Responds to French Prime Minister: BDS promotes justice and universal rights

25 February 2010 – The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC) is deeply disturbed by the inaccurate and inflammatory insinuations made by French Prime Minister, Francois Fillon, during his speech at the annual dinner of the Representative Council of

Posted in Boycott, Divestment, French Organizing, Palestinian Organizing, Sanctions