US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation

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.

Video: Florida teen tortured by Israeli police tells his story

Tariq Abukhdeir recalls the horrifying beating and torture he endured shortly after his cousin Muhammad Abu Khudair was murdered in Jerusalem. Tariq and his mother spoke recently in San Diego.

“This victory is for the Palestinians” - US Presbyterians vote to divest

Church’s historic decision to dump stocks in occupation profiteers caps decade-long activist effort.

Harry Potter star Jason Isaacs helping Israel “Dig” in to occupied Jerusalem

Actor is starring in Israeli-government funded NBC show Palestinians say is intended to help Israel drive them out of Jerusalem.

Why is Obama administration prosecuting sexual torture victim Rasmea Odeh?

Human rights campaigners are calling on the Obama administration to drop charges a Palestinian-American community organizer who was tortured by Israel.

NBC refuses to receive petition calling for end to occupied Jerusalem shoot

More than 5,000 people called on the network to end its involvement in the action series DIG which will be set and shot in eastern occupied Jerusalem.

Earth Day Network dumps SodaStream and Scarlett Johansson

On the eve of Earth Day, groups working for Palestinian rights globally are celebrating Earth Day Network’s decision to end its partnership with SodaStream, whose main production factory is located in an illegal Israeli settlement in the occupied West Bank.

Scarlett Johansson quits Oxfam

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

Oxfam America office refuses to receive petition urging it to dump Scarlett Johansson

In Los Angeles and New York, human rights groups delivered a petition to Johansson’s representatives at Creative Artists Agency, calling on the Hollywood actress to end her relationship with SodaStream.  

Oxfam’s Palestinian partners condemn charity’s “mishandling” of Scarlett Johansson affair

“By choosing to remain an ambassador for SodaStream, Johansson also choses to remain an ambassador for forced displacement,” Palestinians tell Oxfam.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation