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Open letter to UK Trades Union Congress General Secretary

4th October 2010 Brendan Barber General Secretary Trades Union Congress Congress House Great Russell Street London WC1B 3LS Dear Mr Barber, The Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC), of which all of Palestinian trade union federations are members,

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Cut ties with Israel University, UJ told

September 28 2010 at 07:14pm The Congress of SA Trade Unions (Cosatu) on Tuesday added its voice to calls for the University of Johannesburg to cut ties with Israel’s Ben Gurion University. “… we call upon the University of Johannesburg

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Seven Million Back Biggest British Boycott

Palestine Monitor 16 September 2010 At their annual conference this week the TUC, Britain’s all-encompassing trade union coalition, announced their most comprehensive boycott policy yet. It targets settlement goods as well as companies profiting from the illegal occupation of Palestinian

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British trade unions to boycott Israel

Published: Sept. 15, 2010 at 8:36 AM MANCHESTER, England, Sept. 15 (UPI) — Britain’s trade union federation voted against lifting its boycott of Israeli goods and services from West Bank settlements, Israel Radio said. At an annual conference in Manchester,

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UK unions vote to divest from occupation

BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Many of Britain’s unions have thrown their weight behind a campaign of disinvestment and boycott from companies which are profiting from Israel’s occupation of the Palestinian territories. Trade unions voted unanimously at an annual conference for a

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TUC votes for campaign of boycott and disinvestment to free Palestine

Press Release For immediate release Britain ’s unions have thrown their weight behind a campaign of disinvestment and boycott from companies which are profiting from Israel ’s illegal occupation of Palestinian territories. Trade unions voted unanimously today at the TUC’s

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Unions launch international anti-settlement campaign

SALFIT (Ma’an) – The General Federation of Trade Unions in Palestine announced Thursday the launch of an international campaign to support the decision to boycott the goods of Israeli settlements in global markets. The campaign is in coordination and cooperation

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