Protesters in three US cities demand TIAA-CREF drop investments from companies profiting from Israel’s violations of international law; Jazz musicians urged to cancel gig at Red Sea Jazz Festival in Eilat; and more!
“This very close divestment vote and the successful boycott vote, along with several other recent watershed victories, makes clear that Israel can no longer count on being singled out for special treatment.”
The United Methodist Church and the Presbyterian Church (USA) will soon vote on major divestment initiatives. Palestinians are signing an open letter to voting delegates, asking them to support divestment from Caterpillar, Motorola and HP.
Submitted by Ali Abunimah on Fri, 03/23/2012 - 16:45
Graduate students at Carleton University in Ottawa have overwhelmingly voted for divestment from companies profiting from Israeli occupation and human rights abuses in what is the first ever such referendum on a university campus in Canada.
This week on global news from the BDS movement: an Israeli dance company faces boycott actions in North America; the Presbyterian Church USA moves one step closer to divesting from three US companies that profit from Israel’s military occupation of Palestine; and more.