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Occupation profiteer Veolia excluded from $750 million contract in Kuwait

The MLK Labor Council is also seeking that King County, Washington sever its ties to the French corporation.

Bay Area activists again prevent unloading of Israeli ship

Oakland port union workers refuse to show up for shift to unload Israeli ship.

Arab Bank to appeal verdict in US terror financing "show trial"

Bank found liable for material support for terrorism after judge suppresses crucial evidence.

Family held at gunpoint as Israel arrests another Palestinian rights defender

Ayman Nasser, legal coordinator for prisoner rights group Addameer, arrested in late-night raid on his home.

Israeli high court upholds racist "admission committees" law

After a three-year legal battle, the high court rules in favor of the Admissions Committees Law.

Hundreds, many from Gaza, murdered at sea by smugglers

The few survivors say their ship was deliberately rammed by the very men who were supposed to be escorting them to safer lands.

Protestors block and delay Israeli ships up and down US West Coast

Activists delay Israeli cargo ships from offloading in three major ports on the West Coast and say this is only the beginning.

Israeli ship is blocked from unloading in Oakland for four straight days

Activists say they will mobilize until the Israeli shipping vessel leaves with the cargo it brought.

Thousands march on California port to prevent Israeli ship's arrival

The Israeli ship chose to stay at sea as protests formed picket line on the shore.

Activists declare first victory as Israeli ship delays docking at Oakland

Activists in Oakland, California delay an Israeli cargo ship from docking.

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