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A tree-hugging "peace" film detached from Palestine's reality

Maureen Clare Murphy
17 April 2014

Funded by the EU, Under the Same Sun portrays boycotters of Israel as bullies.

PA pressure censors criticism of Gaza water management

Charlotte Silver
24 March 2014

A paper arguing that desalination would “legitimize” Israel’s theft of Palestine’s natural resources has been mysteriously deleted.

Ireland invented boycotts, so let’s use them to demand justice for Palestine

Conor McCarthy
17 March 2014

Trinity College Dublin has taken part in an EU-funded research partnership with Israel’s arms industry.

Transporter of Israeli settlement goods benefits from EU science grant

Brussels officials are refusing to investigate why they approved a subsidy to a freight company bringing food from illegal colonies to Europe’s supermarkets.

Luxembourg pension fund dumps 9 Israeli firms over settlements

Luxembourg fund’s announcement came as German chancellor Angela Merkel pledged to oppose “boycotts” targeting Israeli settlements.

Is EU aid a smokescreen around Palestine's problems?

Jerusalem
19 February 2014

Europe is paying for services that Israel is legally obliged to provide as the occupying power.

Amid Scarlett Johansson row, French court upholds right to boycott SodaStream

Jewish Daily Forward misinterprets significance of Paris ruling on occupation profiteer SodaStream

How Europe funds the occupation of Palestine

Far from being “generous” to the Palestinians, Brussels officials give direct support to Israel.

“Significant escalation” in boycott campaign by Israel’s “best friend” Germany

“Germany will set an example for the rest of the world,” Israeli foreign ministry warns.

Israel faces isolation with boycotts mounting, UK envoy warns

Ambassador’s comments come as reports emerge that Israeli banks are facing more pressure from European pension funds over their role in illegal colonies.

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