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Christian, Muslim and Jewish faith groups demand US stop arming Israel

“Right now in Gaza, every Palestinian is literally struggling to stay alive,” faith groups say.

Israel's Gaza massacre boosts boycott calls in South Africa

South African politician joins growing calls for the Israeli ambassador to be expelled from the country, and for the South African ambassador to be recalled from Tel Aviv.

French warning over business with settlements may have broader impact on Israeli economy

New guidance warns that firms doing business with Israeli settlements could face legal action and “reputational risks.”

“This victory is for the Palestinians” - US Presbyterians vote to divest

Church’s historic decision to dump stocks in occupation profiteers caps decade-long activist effort.

Pink Floyd members strike nerve with call on Rolling Stones to boycott Israel

“Playing Israel now is the moral equivalent of playing Sun City at the height of South African apartheid,” Pink Floyd founders say.

Starbucks warned it could face boycott if it invests in Israel's SodaStream

Media reports say that Starbucks may buy a stake in occupation profiteer SodaStream.

Rolling Stones accused of hypocrisy as Tel Aviv gig announced

The Palestinian national boycott committee says that the Rolling Stones’ planned gig is much like those few artists who played Sun City during the era of South African apartheid.

At AIPAC, Netanyahu launches “desperate” attack on BDS movement

Speaking at AIPAC, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu launched a frontal assault on the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement.

Local Israel boycott part of Gaza’s “resistance mentality”

Joe Catron
3 March 2014

Farmers’ groups in Gaza prepare for Israeli Apartheid Week and a new year of boycott initiatives.

“Internal revolt” at Oxfam over Scarlett Johansson affair, insider says

The dispute within the global charity is largely along transatlantic lines, with Oxfam America stamping on anything seen to be critical of Israel.

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