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The @BBC urged not to award security contract to G4S

PressTV | Sun Sep 1, 2013 8:16AM GMT British group the Palestine Solidarity Campaign is calling on the BBC not to award an £80 million security contract to G4S security company over its involvement in human rights abuses of Palestinians in the Israeli regime’s jails. The BBC announced earlier this year that it is putting […]

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VIDEO | Pro-Palestinian groups denounce presence of Israeli official at forum in Buenos Aires official

Frequently Asked Questions :: BDS :: Boycott, Divestment & Sanctions Thanks for guidance on these answers to: BDS National Committee Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel Institute for Middle East Understanding Palestinian Grassroots Anti-Apartheid Wall Campaign Birthright Unplugged 1 – What is BDS? On July 9, 2005, Palestinian civil society issued […]

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Ashrawi calls Dutch firm to disengage from Israeli project in East Jerusalem

Al Ray Agencies | Aug 31, 2013 Gaza, Alray – PLO Executive Committee member Hanan Ashrawi called on the Dutch engineering firm, Royal HaskoningDHV, to end its involvement in the development of an Israeli project in occupied East Jerusalem. “This project, allegedy a municipal wastewater treatment plant commissioned by Israeli authorities, will be built in […]

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Boycotts that aid the Palestinians ~ by @Benabyad

Al Jazeera | 16 Aug 2013 13:00 Ben White Ben White is a freelance journalist, writer and activist, specialising in Palestine/Israel. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Ben White details four main reasons why a boycott on Israeli goods will benefit the Palestinian people. Nearly 93 percent of Palestinians working in the settlements are […]

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Three major Dutch supermarkets no longer sell Israeli settlement produce (Updated)

Updated July 25, 2013 Aldi: we don’t sell stolen potatoes (but DO sell stores and rent from Israeli Ravad !)   Monday, 22 July 2013 11:38 Alternative Information Center (AIC) Three major supermarket chains in the Netherlands – the multinational Aldi, Hoogvliet and Jumbo – have announced that they will no longer sell products coming […]

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Why boycott can’t be limited only to Israeli occupation and settlements

Electronic Intifada | Andrew Kadi on Wed, 07/17/2013 – 15:38 Israeli columnist Gideon Levy has been writing for Haaretz for at least two decades. His writings have brilliantly illuminated the reality of Israeli apartheid, as it affects Palestinian citizens of Israel, Palestinians living in the Gaza Stip, as well as in Jerusalem and the rest […]

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Israeli Diamonds in the Dubai Diamond Exchange

A customer looks at gold jewellery displayed in a store at the Gold Souq in Dubai in this 16 January 2008 file photo. (Photo: Reuters – Jumana El Heloueh) By: Ali Haydar | Al Akhbar English | Wednesday, July 17, 2013 While the Arab press is reporting that Arab expatriates are facing deportation from Gulf […]

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Muslims in UK boycott dates produced in illegal Israeli settlements

PressTV | June 16, 2013 The British Muslim community is planning to launch a campaign during this year’s holy month of Ramadan aimed at Israeli regime’s illegal settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories. The campaign advises Muslims to boycott Israeli dates produced in illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank and Jordan Valley, according to […]

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Professor Stephen Hawking joins academic boycott of Israel in solidarity with Palestinians (Updated)

LIVE BLOG |  Continuously updated below the initial article By The Guardian at RawStory| Tuesday, May 7, 2013 21:55 EDT Professor Stephen Hawking is backing the academic boycott of Israel by pulling out of a conference hosted by Israeli president Shimon Peres in Jerusalem as a protest at Israel’s treatment of Palestinians. Hawking, 71, the […]

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American academic group boycotts Israeli universities

Students across the West Bank and Gaza Strip launch campaigns to boycott Israel. (File photo) PressTV | Sat Apr 27, 2013 4:57AM GMT US academic group, the Association for Asian American Studies (AAAS) passes a resolution to boycott Israeli universities for their complicity in violations of international law by the Israeli regime against Palestinians. The […]

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Hamas: Najah election results big victory

[ PIC 24/04/2013 – 09:24 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Hamas movement described the results of the students’ elections in the Najah university in Nablus as a victory for the Islamic bloc after six years of boycott. Fawzi Barhoum, a Hamas spokesman, said on Wednesday that winning 33 seats against 43 seats for the Fatah-affiliated bloc […]

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UK-based G4S quits operations in occupied West Bank amid protests

A campaign group called ‘Stop G4S’ has pledged to continue their protest against the UK-based security services company over its involvement in apartheid Israel. PRESSTV | April 23, 2013 The pledge came after Britain’s G4S plc unveiled plans to cancel key contracts in the Occupied Palestinian Territories amid protests against its involvement in illegal settlements, […]

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Arab countries employ Israeli regime’s secret battalions such as G4S

A British-based anti-Zionism campaign group has slammed Arab countries for employing alien security companies such as G4S, describing them as secret battalions and trained spies of the Zionist regime. PressTV | April 21, 2013 “Employing such companies is not only considered as a way of normalization of ties with the Zionist regime, but it is […]

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VIDEO | Australian universities starting to boycott Israel

PressTV | Published on Apr 20, 2013 The boycott, divest and sanction campaign, known as the BDS campaign, is a global civil movement that strongly opposes Israel’s occupation of Palestine. It says it hopes to promote a message of impunity of Israel in its serial breaches of international law and internal humanitarian law. The BDS […]

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Open Letter to @RogerWaters: Don’t Drop Your Boycott Call ~ by @docjazzmusic

Musical Intifada | 18 April 2013 | Dr. Tariq Shadid aka @docjazzmusic Dear Roger, I feel fortunate that I don’t need to explain to you what the devastating effects of Israel’s expansionist policies have been, and continue to be. You are very well informed, and quite aware of the extensive misery that has befallen our […]

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