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Divestment resolution goes down fighting at University of Michigan

Divestment resolution fails after several hours of vigorous and powerful discussion, but with a closer vote than the 2014 version.

Fair employment champion urges lower protection for Palestinian workers than Israeli law

Flawed Holy Land Principles for “ethical” business practices ignore the fundamental rights of Palestinians.

Pro-Israel appeal to US patriotism fails to halt “historic” California divestment vote

UCSA, which officially represents hundreds of thousands of students in the University of California, passes divestment resolutions by big margins.

Costly pro-Israel PR campaign fails to stop UCLA divestment

UCLA became the sixth of nine undergraduate campuses in the UC system to pass a divestment resolution, despite expensive efforts by on-campus anti-Palestinian groups to thwart such a victory.

HP spins Israeli checkpoints role as reducing "friction" with Palestinians

The information and technology giant is deeply involved in Israel’s oppression of Palestinians. A prospective split into two companies will not end its complicity in international crimes.

Leading Israeli lawmaker "trying to start holy war" in East Jerusalem

Moshe Feiglin, deputy speaker of the Knesset, has compared himself to a raped woman after being denied access to al-Aqsa Mosque.

Connecticut arm of million-strong church votes to shun occupation profiteers

Joe Catron
Gaza City
22 October 2014

After series of local victories, activists are hoping to convince the entire United Church of Christ to support boycott Israel campaign.

How Israel uses Caterpillar machinery to carry out extrajudicial executions

New report details use of Caterpillar, Volvo, Hidromek, Hitachi, Hyundai and JCB equipment in a host of Israeli crimes against Palestinians.

DePaul students vote for divestment despite Israeli government interference

Referendum passes by comfortable majority despite “scare tactics” and interference by Israeli consulate and lobby groups.

Anti-boycott resolution defeated in Illinois state government

Divestment resolution at the University of New Mexico gains urgency after police shootings in Albuquerque bring home Israeli military violence in occupied West Bank.

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