Durham County had joined the boycott of South African goods during the 1980s apartheid era, and current campaigners were able to “use that as precedent for them taking action on G4S.” Read more about Listen: North Carolina county drops Israeli occupation profiteer G4S
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Assurances by the security firm that it will not renew its contrasts with the Israeli Prison Service must not be trusted. Read more about University of Helsinki cancels G4S contract over support for Israeli prisons
Clergy acknowledge a “growing consensus” that the one-state reality may be irreversible. Read more about Zionism is a “false theology,” says new Presbyterian study guide
Michael Deas of the Palestinian National BDS Committee assesses the eight years of boycott victories since the initial call by Palestinian civil society in 2005. Read more about BDS campaigner: "Israel no longer the attractive investment that it once was"
African American notables issue open letter affirming Jim Crow analogy in Palestine. Read more about BDS roundup: mounting calls on Alicia Keys to cancel Israel show
Josh Ruebner of the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation assess the victories and growth of the international boycott, divestment and sanctions movement. Read more about Podcast: Will Israel boycott movement win policy victories in 2013?
While much work is still to be done, the coordinator of the project that produced the landmark Kairos Palestine document reflects on its successes. Read more about BDS key to a "just peace," says Palestinian Christian boycott activist
On Friday, the United Church of Canada adopted a resolution to boycott products originating from illegal Israeli settlement colonies in the occupied West Bank. Read more about United Church of Canada adopts resolution to boycott Israeli settlement products
Members of the United Church of Canada affirm a resolution to boycott Israeli settlement products; Red Hot Chili Peppers still slated to perform in Israel despite sustained international outcry; and much more! Read more about BDS roundup: Members of United Church of Canada affirm resolution to boycott Israeli settlement products
Highlighting the spectacular growth and victories of the 7-year-old BDS movement; Palestinian civil society commends author Alice Walker for her refusal to have her book published by an Israeli publisher; and more! Read more about BDS roundup: The BDS movement, 7 years on, "stronger, more effective and more diverse than ever"