• Kali Akuno: The Black Liberation Movement and Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions: Lessons and Applications for the Palestinian Liberation Movement

    The following article was published on Navigating the Storm on August 8, 2011: The Palestinian Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions or BDS movement, launched in 2005 to uproot the zionist settler-colonial project and dismantle the Israeli apartheid state following the various setbacks to the Palestinian liberation movement stemming from the Oslo accords, is rapidly growing into […]

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  • Veolia, major target of Palestinian BDS campaign, in financial crisis

    The Palestinian Boycott National Committee issued the following statement on August 8, 2011: French multinational Veolia to cut back global operations after €67.2 million losses BDS campaign has cost Veolia large contracts across Europe over its illegal Israel project Losses comes on heals of Agrexco’s financial woes, another main BDS target Only days after losing […]

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  • Activists push for ban of Israeli products at Sacramento Co-op

    The following article was published at the Sacramento Bee on July 7, 2011: By Ryan Lillis With all the fury of a spicy vegan sausage, a bitter squabble has broken out at the normally tranquil Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op. Along with accusations of a rogue board of directors turning its back on the core values […]

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  • Anti-Boycott Bill in Israeli Knesset

    The following translation of the Anti-BDS Bill in the Israeli Knesset was provided by the Association for Civil Rights in Israel: Proposed Bill to Prevent Harm to the State of Israel by Means of Boycott, 27 June 2011 Definition: 1. In this bill, “a boycott against the State of Israel” – deliberately avoiding economic, cultural […]

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  • Portland BDS Flash Mobs New Seasons Market

    Portland BDS has continued its campaign at New Seasons market with a flash mob: Sunday, May 29, 2011 Media contact: Wael Elasady (602) 446-9444 May 29th, Portland, OR— Shoppers at Portland’s Concordia New Seasons were greeted with an unexpected performance this afternoon when about two dozen Portlanders broke into song and dance. “New Seasons, you […]

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  • Co-op members sing for democracy

    From the Sacramento Co-Op Owners for Democracy and Human Rights: Over 50 members of the Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op serenaded shoppers on the public sidewalk next to the Co-op on Friday afternoon, June 3, with back-up guitar, base and tambourines. Holding colorful balloons and signs, members sang, “This is my coop; This is your Co-op” […]

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  • Statement of UK trade union delegation to Palestine, 17-22 April 2011

    http://palestinecampaign.org/index7b.asp?m_id=1&l1_id=4&l2_id=24&Content_ID=1974 The delegation of Senior UK Trade Unionists listed below visited Palestine between17-22 April 2011. The delegation met with/witnessed: The dramatic extent of illegal settlement building in East Jerusalem and the victims of forced evictions; Members of the Palestinian Assembly who are currently under house arrest and have taken refuge at the Red Cross Centre […]

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  • SJP DePaul open letter to university community on Sabra boycott

    Students for Justice in Palestine at DePaul University posted the following open letter to the DePaul University community following the referendum to remove Sabra hummus from the campus dining halls: Dear Members of the DePaul Community: From May 16-20, DePaul University held a historic campus-wide student election. A referendum was placed on the ballot at […]

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  • Oregon: Protesters call for store to boycott Israeli goods

    Pro-Palestinian protesters picket New Seasons to put up photos, boycott Israeli products, by Matt Buxton, the Oregonian Friday, May 20, 2011 – About a dozen protesters spent about an hour and a half on Thursday, May 19, speaking out against the grocer’s removal of a photo exhibit. About two dozen protesters gathered outside the Seven Corners […]

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  • DePaul students to participate in historic vote on Sabra hummus referendum in election this week

    by Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) DePaul FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Student Government Association at DePaul allows a referendum on Sabra hummus for upcoming election ballot in response to a request from Students for Justice in Palestine. CHICAGO, IL (May 16, 2010)—Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) at DePaul University has been campaigning for […]

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