Monthly Archives: June 2010

A new phase of struggle is born

Speech: Kevin Ovenden June 28, 2010 Israel’s murderous assault on a flotilla of ships carrying solidarity activists and humanitarian aid to break the U.S. and Israeli-imposed siege of Gaza spurred outrage around the world–and catapulted the international movement in support

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

11 unions back campaign to boycott Israel

Sun 27 Jun 2010 The international campaign for boycott, sanctions and divestment against Israel is starting to gain leverage in Australia, especially since the recent killings of nine Turkish solidarity activists. Since the May 31 attack on the flotilla of

Posted in Australian Organizing, Boycott, Economic Boycott, Labor Organizing

Turkey: All-Inclusive Boycott Of Israel

By DAVID BEDEIN, Middle East Correspondent Friday, June 18, 2010 JERUSALEM – The relationship between Israel and its long-standing friend in the region, which has deteriorated consistently over the past several months, has now reached a new low. The Turkish

Posted in BDS Success, Boycott, Economic Boycott, Turkish Organizing

Call Rod Stewart to cancel upcoming concert in Israel

Please take 30 seconds to ask Rod Stewart to cancel Israeli concert in support of Palestinian Boycott call La version française suit… Later this week, singer Rod Stewart is scheduled to perform a concert in Israel. Nevertheless, in 2005, Palestinian

Posted in Boycott, Canadian Organizing, Cultural Boycott, Take Action

Palestinians lodge criminal complaint against Israeli leaders in Belgian court

24 June 2010 In Brussels, 14 Gaza-born Palestinians – one of them a Belgian citizen – have filed a criminal complaint against 14 current and former Israeli leaders for allegedly committing war crimes and crimes against Humanity during the 2008/09

Posted in Belgian Organizing, Boycott, Palestinian Organizing

Workers Stand Against Israeli Apartheid

Workers Stand Against Israeli Apartheid 48 min. 2010 Labor Video Project In a historic labor/community protest on June 20, 2010, more than five hundred people joined picket lines in the Port of Oakland SSA terminal to call on ILWU Local

Posted in BDS Success, Boycott, Economic Boycott, Labor Organizing, U.S. Organizing

Swansea City Council resolve to exclude Veolia from future contracts

Breakthrough! On 17 June Swansea City Council passed a resolution to exclude Veolia from all future contracts. Swansea is the second largest city in Wales. This is highly significant. It is the first time that a council in UK has

Posted in BDS Success, Boycott, British Organizing, Economic Boycott

Sabeel DC Boycotts Israeli-made Ahava Products in Sliver Spring, MD Protest

On Saturday, June 26, 2010, human rights activists staged a protest action in front of Ulta Cosmetics Salon, in Silver Spring, MD, just north of Washington. Sabeel DC Boycotts Israeli-made Ahava Products …, posted with vodpod

Posted in Boycott, Church Organizing, Economic Boycott, U.S. Organizing

Petition: A World United for the Freedom of Humanity…Freedom of Palestine

By Mohamed Khodr • Jun 23rd, 2010 at 19:00 [Author’s Note: I urge all worldwide citizens who read this petition to please consider signing it to provide a voice for the voiceless Palestinians and to disseminate it as widely as

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

Under pressure, Pride Toronto reverses censorship of “Israeli apartheid”

Posted on June 24 2010 by Cecilie Surasky We’ve written extensively about the pressure campaign led in part by Canada’s B’nai Brith to ban the group Queers United Against Israeli Apartheid (QuAIA) from all Pride Toronto events including the LGBTQI

Posted in BDS Success, Boycott, Canadian Organizing