Members of the United Church of Canada affirm a resolution to boycott Israeli settlement products; Red Hot Chili Peppers still slated to perform in Israel despite sustained international outcry; and much more!
Highlighting the spectacular growth and victories of the 7-year-old BDS movement; Palestinian civil society commends author Alice Walker for her refusal to have her book published by an Israeli publisher; 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.”
In this week’s podcast: A report from Jalal Abukhater on the Palestinian Authority police’s violent attacks on Palestinian protesters in Ramallah – “They tried to do this without anyone seeing them on camera.”
Submitted by Maureen Clare Murphy on Fri, 07/06/2012 - 05:13
A measure to divest approximately $17 million of the Presbyterian Church USA’s funds from corporations profitting from the Israeli occupation of Palestinian lands was defeated by only two votes tonight.