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Egyptians launch boycott of Orange-owned Mobinil over complicity in Israeli crimes

France-based Orange is complicit in Israeli settlement in the occupied West Bank and provided support to Israeli units that devastated Gaza last summer.

Listen: North Carolina county drops Israeli occupation profiteer G4S

Durham County had joined the boycott of South African goods during the 1980s apartheid era, and current campaigners were able to “use that as precedent for them taking action on G4S.”

University of Helsinki cancels G4S contract over support for Israeli prisons

Assurances by the security firm that it will not renew its contrasts with the Israeli Prison Service must not be trusted. 

Video: Ali Abunimah on efforts to outlaw Israel boycott in US, Canada

Illinois passes Israel-lobby backed law against divestment from West Bank settlements.

ICC co-founder Cherif Bassiouni under fire for violating Israel boycott

The prominent Egyptian-American jurist rejected an appeal not to speak at Tel Aviv University.

False claims of anti-Semitism climb on US campuses: New report

A surge in accusations of anti-Semitism relies on the conflation of anti-Semitism with criticism of Israeli policy, lawyers say.

Princeton graduate students back Israel occupation divestment by wide margin

Campus debate on Palestine has generated high levels of engagement, organizers say.

NY Times public editor criticizes reporter’s “unacceptable” questions to Palestine activist

Public editor also says widely discussed article should have included views of Jewish students who support Israel boycott.

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