Human rights activists in north London campaign to exclude Veolia from a huge $7.5 billion waste contract.
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Amnesty International and Norwegian trade unions join forces to demand that G4S stops aiding human rights abuses.
Challenges to efforts at restricting public criticism of Israel at the University of California and Carleton University risk overlooking the true goal of many anti-Palestinians: stigmatizing criticism of Israel, rather than banning it.
A coalition of 22 European NGOs along with Richard Falk, the UN special rapporteur for human rights in the occupied Palestinian territories have in the last week released significant reports on financial links with illegal Israeli settlements.
There was widespread support from international delegates for the adoption and support of the Palestinian BDS call
Video shows the activist running onto the pitch with the flag before being tackled by security officers.
“We once galvanized world opinion against Apartheid South Africa, the time is to now galvanize world opinion against Apartheid Israel.”
On Wednesday evening Edinburgh University’s Students For Justice in Palestine (SJP) manged to attend and disrupt a lecture by Daniel Taub, the Israeli ambassador to the UK. Taub was hosted by the university’s student politics society, and protected by what one activist told EI was the largest police presence anyone could remember.
The Turkish Airlines Euroleague match was also sponsored by occupation profiteer Veolia.
Artists call on Carnegie Hall to cancel the upcoming performance of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra; Indian, Israeli BDS campaigners call on a Delhi arts festival to rescind Israel’s Cameri Theatre invitation to perform, and more!