Monthly Archives: June 2010

British trade union calls for boycott

By JONNY PAUL 06/24/2010 22:27 One of UK’s largest unions votes for boycott, expelling Israeli envoy. One of Britain’s largest trade unions passed a motion at its annual conference in Bournemouth last week accusing Israel of lying over the Gaza

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

Oakland Demonstration Hailed A Success For BDS

Palestine Monitor 25 June 2010 The Freedom flotilla, whilst unsuccessful in reaching its destination, raised an important message along with its sails: that the siege on Gaza must end. Now, through the efforts of international solidarity campaigns and Trade Unions,

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

Asian left: `Lift the siege on Gaza! Support boycott, divestment and sanctions on apartheid Israel’

Statement by Asian left organisations [To add your organisation’s endorsement, please email: international[at]] June 25, 2010 — As Israel stands increasingly isolated following its manufactured confrontation on May 31, 2010, with the peace flotilla in which nine Turkish activists on

Posted in Australian Organizing, Boycott, Divestment, Filipino Organizing, Indian Organizing, Indonesian Organizing, Malaysian Organizing, New Zealand Organizing, Pakistani Organizing, Sanctions

Don’t buy Israeli dates for Ramadan

Dutch initiative for fifth anniversary The Dutch BDS platform is working on the ‘Don’t buy Israeli dates for Ramadan’ campaign. This platform consists of representatives of about 20 organisations, church and mosque related groups and other groups and individuals that

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

Turkish Dock Workers Union Joins Boycott against Israel

June 23, 2010 From The working class movement in Turkey is starting to join the Boycott Against Israel Campaign. While the working class movements around the world has escalated the campaign against Israel by refusing to unload Israeli cargo

Posted in Boycott, Economic Boycott, Labor Organizing, Turkish Organizing

Swedish dockworkers boycott Israel

Swedish dockworkers have launched a week-long boycott of cargo to and from Israel to protest against the raid on a Gaza-bound aid flotilla that killed nine people last month. About 1,500 members of the Swedish Dockworkers Union began the boycott

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New bill seeks to outlaw boycott – both of settlements and of Israel

If passed, the bill will lead to heavy sanctions on Palestinian authorities and individuals, as well as Israeli and foreign activists By JNews Monday, 21 June, 2010 – 22:26 A new bill (full translation below), the third in a series

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