Protesters in three US cities demand TIAA-CREF drop investments from companies profiting from Israel’s violations of international law; Jazz musicians urged to cancel gig at Red Sea Jazz Festival in Eilat; and more!
Highlighting the spectacular growth and victories of the 7-year-old BDS movement; Palestinian civil society commends author Alice Walker for her refusal to have her book published by an Israeli publisher; and more!
Submitted by Michael Deas on Wed, 07/11/2012 - 18:21
Signatories to the open letter to the European Commission include Gérard Toulouse, a member of the French Academy of Science, Malcolm Levitt, a member of the UK Royal Society, and renowned philosopher Slavjoj Zizek
“This very close divestment vote and the successful boycott vote, along with several other recent watershed victories, makes clear that Israel can no longer count on being singled out for special treatment.”
Submitted by Adri Nieuwhof on Fri, 06/15/2012 - 15:09
Companies involved in the extraction of natural resources from occupied Palestinian land and the Syrian Golan Heights risk prosecution for the war crime of pillage – better known as plunder. “Corporate War Crimes, Prosecuting the Pillage of Natural Resources” gives guidance to explore options to hold business representatives to account.
UMass Boston’s undergraduate student government unanimously passes a divestment resolution against Boeing; the US’ largest Latin@ youth association continues to endorse BDS across the country; Moroccan activists say no to orientalist Israeli belly dancers; and more!