Activism and BDS Beat

Veolia must stop assisting the occupier and leave Jerusalem, says Hamas spokesperson

Hamas spokesperson Mushir al-Masri condems the Jerusalem Light Rail project and calls on French companies Veolia and Alstom to stop assisting the occupier and leave Jerusalem. Meanwhile Veolia Israel’s CEO says the company “won’t stop the train” if Israeli authorities do not approve Veolia’s deal with Egged to sell its shares in the light rail. 

MLK Day protest at weapons manufacturing company

Activists in Pennsylvania hold a protest outside the headquarters of Combined Systems, Inc., the company that manufactures lethal tear gas canisters used against people from Palestine to Oakland. Adalah-NY has a full-length report on CSI and its domestic and international contracts. 

The Veritas Papers: Makers of 2010 Palestine activist handbook release 15 eye-catching pamphlets

In the summer of 2010, a small group of activists from across North America released The Veritas Handbook: A Guide to Understanding the Struggle for Palestinian Human Rights. The 347-page document combined a “crash course” on key political and humanitarian issues with an extensive survey of resources for emerging activists and advocacy veterans alike. 


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