Submitted by Nora Barrows-Friedman on Fri, 07/20/2012 - 16:09
What goes on behind the doors at the Christians United for Israel conference? Our blogger Alice Bach talks about how the Christian Zionist movement cheers for Israel and pressures politicians; and more.
Submitted by Nora Barrows-Friedman on Thu, 07/12/2012 - 21:12
In a legal victory, a judge rules that a group of anti-Palestinian, anti-boycott plaintiffs must pay $160,000 in damages stemming from their lawsuit against the Olympia Food Co-op for its decision to de-shelve Israeli products.
Submitted by Nora Barrows-Friedman on Mon, 03/12/2012 - 23:43
In this week’s roundup of news from the global BDS movement, Palestinian campaigners urge writers not to participate in the upcoming International Writers’ Festival in Jerusalem; Brooklyn’s Park Slope Food Co-op’s BDS initiative gets a boost of support from Israeli boycott activists; and more.
Submitted by Ali Abunimah on Mon, 02/27/2012 - 21:32
In a major setback for Israeli efforts to suppress the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement in the United States, a judge in Olympia, Washington today dismissed a lawsuit designed to force the Olympia Food Co-op to rescind its boycott of Israeli goods.
Submitted by Nora Barrows-Friedman on Fri, 02/17/2012 - 21:39
A regular roundup of news from the global boycott, divestment and sanctions movement: BDS motion passes at a Canadian university; the Olympia Food Co-op, heading to court, rallies supporters; Palestinian youth urge France to stop selling weaponry to the Israeli military, and more.
Submitted by Ali Abunimah on Sat, 01/28/2012 - 17:37
Cindy Corrie is among several people appearing in a short video calling for solidarity with the Olympia Food Co-op in Olympia, Washington and condemning a lawsuit seeking to overturn the Co-op’s boycott of Israeli goods.
Submitted by Ali Abunimah on Wed, 11/02/2011 - 22:49
The Olympia Food Co-op (OFC) is fighting back against an Israel-backed lawsuit aimed at forcing it to end its boycott of Israeli goods.
Lawyers from the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, acting on behalf of the OFC, today filed a motion to dismiss the suit on the grounds that it violates a Washington state law to prevent use of the courts to silence free speech and public participation.