Sarah Colborne

Boycotters declare victory as SodaStream retreats from West Bank

The Israeli drink machine company has announced it will close its factory in an illegal settlement. Palestine solidarity activists celebrate, but vow to continue the boycott campaign.

Welsh council embargoes Israel over Gaza "savageness"

Gwynedd council in north Wales voted last week never to enter trade relations with Israel.

Palestine activists celebrate as SodaStream shuts UK store

Activists say these are major wins for the boycott, divestment and sanctions campaign.

Judge to decide if BBC's misreporting on Jerusalem is propaganda or journalism

BBC journalists continue to refer to the whole of Jerusalem as “Israeli.”

Why does the BBC hide the truth about Jerusalem?

Senior BBC executives and the BBC Trust seem to have accepted Israel’s illegal creation of facts on the ground in Jerusalem.

Scarlett Johansson quits Oxfam

Actress cites “fundamental difference of opinion” with Oxfam International because the humanitarian group opposes all trade from Israeli settlements.”

UK union head calls on G4S to end Israel contracts

“Withdraw now,” Dave Prentis of public sector union UNISON tells controversial British-Danish security firm.

Speech groups slam BBC over Nigel Kennedy "censorship"

Index on Censorship and English PEN have spoken out against the BBC’s removal of Nigel Kennedy’s references to Israeli apartheid from television broadcasts.

Court victory for Raed Salah deals blow to UK "anti-terror" policy

Asa Winstanley
9 April 2012
Palestinian activist Sheikh Raed Salah’s court victory in his deportation case has implications for both the UK government’s relationships with pro-Israel groups and its anti-terrorism legislation.

Boycott Israel campaign grows among UK unions, despite Zionist backlash

Asa Winstanley
30 November 2011
So many UK trade unions have now passed motions in support of the Palestinian boycott, divestment and sanctions movement that even the often conservative Trades Union Congress has been compelled to change policy.
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