• Palestinian traders clear shops of settlement goods

    Published yesterday (updated) 29/08/2010 22:59 RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — Palestinian traders have submitted 25,000 applications for a Dignity medal to certify their compliance with the government ban on trading in settlement produce, an official said Sunday. National Dignity Fund director Omer Qabaha said 8,000 traders have already received the medal, following inspections to check their stores […]

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  • IKEA’s answer to the 12 August open letter

    Statement from IKEA on 23 August 2010 IKEA® is for the many, respecting individuals with different views and opinions. IKEA® stands neutral on political, religious or ethnical views. It is unthinkable for us to exclude any individual or group of individuals from being an IKEA® customer. We welcome all people to the IKEA® stores, independent […]

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  • Activists tell shipping firm Zim — Israeli ships not welcome in Vancouver

    By Boycott Israeli Apartheid Coalition | August 24, 2010 Vancouver – Port truck traffic slowed to a crawl along the Deltaport causeway as a group of about 50 protesters approached drivers with leaflets containing information about the illegal Israeli blockade of Gaza. They also offered the drivers coffee and muffins in a gesture of solidarity. […]

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  • Global boycott movement claims victories, arrests

    Report, The Electronic Intifada, 24 August 2010 This week, the Norwegian government announced that it has divested from two major Israeli companies involved in settlement construction and land theft in the occupied West Bank. Both companies, Africa Israel Investments and its subsidiary, Danya Cebus, are owned by Israeli billionaire Lev Leviev, and have been at […]

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  • Europe’s economic boycott of Israel expanding

    Recent months see sharp rise in number of European companies withdrawing investment from Israeli firms for political reasons. ‘The damage is huge,’ says glass factory owner from Ariel Daniel Bettini The decision by Norway’s oil fund to withdraw its investment from Africa-Israel and Danya Cebus citing their involvement in settlement construction is the latest step […]

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  • On Local Boycott and Deception

    By Khalil Nakhleh Like many thousands of Palestinians in Ramallah, I feel utterly confused by the dishonesty of being railroaded concerning local boycott of ‘settlements’ products. Because we—my wife and I—are committed to the principle and act of boycott, as a means of resistance, I decided to clarify the primary issues involved, in order to […]

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  • 4 British activists acquitted in anti-Ahava action

    Sunday August 22, 2010 02:08 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC News Report A British court has found 4 activists not guity of ‘aggravated trespass’ for an action in which they shut down a store selling Israeli dead sea beauty products. The court ruled that the company in question, Ahava Beauty, was engaged in illegal activity […]

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  • Wellness Warehouse must remove Israeli Ahava products now or face protest

    On the 16th of August 2010, Open Shuhada Street sent the following letter to Wellness Warehouse; a retailer of wellness products and services which stocks Ahava products. AHAVA PRODUCTS ARE PRODUCED IN VIOLATION OF INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS LAW: WE RESPECTFULLY REQUEST THAT YOU DESIST FROM IMPORTING AND SELLING AHAVA PRODUCTS “We have unquestionable respect for […]

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  • Boycott of Israeli goods threatens to divide Port Townsend Food Co-op members

    By Nicholas Johnson of the Leader [Editor’s Note: This story first appeared in our Aug. 11, 2010 print edition and e-edition. A report from the Aug. 11 co-op meeting mentioned in this story is coming to our Aug. 18 issues.] Dena Bugel-Shunra compares a boycott to a pebble in your shoe. “It’s a very small […]

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  • WORST AHAVA PROPAGANDA EVER: PLEASE TAKE ACTION

    Please take action against this egregious propaganda piece on a purported news site that suggests buying Ahava products as a path to Middle East Peace. http://www.examiner.com/melrose-makeup-in-los-angeles/israel-your-destination-for-pilgrimage-peace-keeping-and-perfect-pores Please take three minutes to go to the post, scroll to the bottom, click on the link on lower right that says “report this,” click on “incorrect information” and […]

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