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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.

Divestment vote at University of New Mexico tonight

Students for Justice in Palestine at the University of New Mexico is calling on administration to pull its investments from corporations that profit from human rights violations in Palestine and at the US-Mexico border.

US students resist repression of Palestine solidarity on campus

University of Michigan students engage in a sit-in after the student government tables a divestment vote “indefinitely”; Max Geller of Northeastern SJP talks about repression of student activism by the administration and right-wing groups; and a report from Gaza during Israeli Apartheid Week.

Bad news for Israel: headlines only tip of European boycott iceberg

A new survey of Dutch pension funds, banks and insurance companies shows that as many as one in seven have excluded companies from investment due to their involvement in the Israeli occupation.

Divestment battle to return to Presbyterian Church

Israel lobby groups can be expected again to try to halt growing efforts to hold Israel accountable and promote Palestinian rights and a just peace.

Video: students "mic check" TIAA-CREF head over investment in Israel's occupation

Activists at Cornell University called on pension fund giant to divest from occupation-profiteering companies.

Israel exploits Egypt turmoil to increase attacks on Gaza farmers

Joe Catron
Gaza City
12 September 2013

Caterpillar bulldozers are still being used to destroy land in the “buffer zone.”

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