• 170 academics at Italian universities call for boycott of Israeli institutions

    PRESS RELEASE Launch of the Stop Technion campaign urges suspension of all academic collaboration with the Haifa-based technical institute Italian initiative part of a growing global trend of scholars taking a stand for Palestinian rights Italy is one of Israel’s key military and academic partners in Europe For the first time, an Italian academic association […]

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  • Yves Béhar, Sodastream is not ethical, so it cannot be beautiful!

    USACBI is a signatory of the following letter to designer Yves Behar, authored by BDS-Italia and Stop SodaStream-Italia: Dear Yves Béhar, We recently learned of your collaboration with Sodastream, the Israeli producer of home carbonation devices, and that you will be presenting a new design for the company at MOST in Milan. As human rights […]

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  • Academic Boycott against Israel? Umberto Eco misses the point

    Saturday, 10 July 2010 16:04 This opinion piece has a story behind it. When Umberto Eco’s harsh opinion piece against the cultural boycott of Israel appeared in the Italian newspaper L’espresso [1], PACBI decided that a rebuttal was in order. Two PACBI members contacted the newspaper through an Italian colleague to ask that a rebuttal […]

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  • Toy Israeli Houses for Italian Kids, Destroyed Homes for Palestinian Children

    by Rome Palestinian Solidarity Network / July 10th, 2010 That was the heading on the leaflet distributed at the Iper Coop in Rome, Italy on July 9, 2010, marking the fifth anniversary of the launch campaign for boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) against Israel. While the systematic demolition of Palestinian homes by Israel continues, the […]

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  • Rome marks 5th anniversary of BDS call

    PALESTINE CALLS…THE ROME SOLIDARITY NETWORK RESPONDS JULY 9, 2010: 5TH anniversary of the launch of the Palestinian civil society campaign for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) against Israel Friday, July 9, 2010 marks five years since 170 Palestinian civil society organizations launched the campaign for boycott, divestment and sanctions against Israel. Inspired by struggles uniting […]

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  • MADE IN ISRAEL? CARMEL-AGREXCO UNDER ACCUSATION

    BY ELENA HOGAN Jerusalem, the 18th of June 2010, Nena News – “The Coalition of Women for Peace [CWP ndr] declares its support for Italian supermarket chains COOP and Nordiconad’s decision to suspend sales of Agrexco produce in their stores, and hopes that more supermarket chains will follow in their footsteps.” So begins the declaration […]

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  • Palestinian Civil Society welcomes decision taken by Italian supermarket chains to suspend sale of Israeli settlement produce

    Occupied Palestine, 26 May 2010 – The Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC) warmly welcomes the decision taken by two of Italy’s largest supermarket chains to suspend sales of products from Israel’s colonial settlements, illegally built in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT). Nordiconad announced that they will no longer stock produce from Agrexco, […]

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  • Two Italian Supermarkets Suspend Sales of Settlement Products

    Palestine Monitor 23 May 2010 COOP AND NORDICONAD SUPERMARKET CHAINS SUSPEND SALES OF PRODUCTS FROM SETTLEMENTS IN THE OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: An important success for the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israeli apartheid May 22, 2010 – Following lobbying efforts by the Italian Coalition Against Carmel-Agrexco, two major Italian supermarket chains, COOP and […]

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  • COOP AND NORDICONAD SUPERMARKET CHAINS SUSPEND SALES OF PRODUCTS FROM THE OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES

    An important success for the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israeli apartheid May 22, 2010 – Following lobbying efforts by the Italian Coalition Against Carmel-Agrexco, two major Italian supermarket chains, COOP and Nordiconad, announced the suspension of sales of products from Agrexco, the principal exporter of produce from Israel and the illegal Israeli […]

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  • BDS Action – alla fiera del Farmaco e dei cosmetici TEVA, LOrèal

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YTaHfDBoDkQ] CINQUE ATTIVISTI DELLA RETE ROMANA DI SOLIDARIETA CON IL POPOLO PALESTINESE SONO STATI TRATTENUTI IN STATO DI FERMO PER DUE ORE NEL POSTO DI POLIZIA DELLA FIERA DI ROMA 8 maggio nel Padiglione 11 della Fiera di Roma nel quale si tiene la fiera del Farmaco e dei cosmetici – Cosmofarma – è stata […]

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