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Thank you, Sinéad O'Connor, for boycotting Israel

Irish singer gives boost to Palestine solidarity movement at a depressing time.

African Literature Association endorses academic boycott of Israel

The African Literature Association has endorsed the academic boycott of Israel with a statement in the context of historical African resistance to apartheid.

Israel's Gaza massacre boosts boycott calls in South Africa

South African politician joins growing calls for the Israeli ambassador to be expelled from the country, and for the South African ambassador to be recalled from Tel Aviv.

Violent threats made against Canadian exhibition on oppression of Palestine and First Nations

Charlotte Silver
San Francisco
3 June 2014

Churches who helped take aboriginal children away from their parents proved reluctant to cooperate with the Victoria show.

Turkish court issues "historic" arrest warrants for Israeli army commanders

A tenth Turkish civilian has died after a four-year coma. He was shot in the head by Israeli commandos who raided the Mavi Marmara humanitarian aid boat in May 2010.

Bill Gates Foundation sells shares in Israeli prison contractor G4S

Children are routinely tortured in prisons run with the help of the British-Danish security firm.

Israel has no right to be an apartheid state, says Boycott From Within founder

Calls on musicians to cancel shows in Tel Aviv are touching a nerve in Israeli society.

Pink Floyd members strike nerve with call on Rolling Stones to boycott Israel

“Playing Israel now is the moral equivalent of playing Sun City at the height of South African apartheid,” Pink Floyd founders say.

Asked about Kerry, Tutu says Israel “mirror image” of apartheid

The backlash over US Secretary of State John Kerry’s use of the word “apartheid” to describe what would become of Israel if there is no “two-state solution” continues.

Bill Gates refuses to accept responsibility for aiding Israel's prisons

Foundation ignores own policy guidelines on avoiding investment in “egregious” activities.

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