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US churches vote on joining BDS movement targeting Israel

United Church of Christ joins Boycott, Divest and Sanction campaign in protest at treatment of Palestinians, with two other denominations due to decide The international movement to boycott Israel over its treatment of Palestinians has received backing from one of the largest Protestant churches in the US, as two other ...

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BDS Effect on Israel’s Economy

BDS Effect on Israel‘s Economy | by Stephen Lendman | The most effective way to fight Israeli occupation harshness is economic – hitting it in the pocket book where it hurts. BDS efforts continue gaining important victories. Cumulatively they gain momentum for more. BDS co-founder Omar Barghouti knows boycotts ...

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BDS unprecedented global spread is a threat to Israel

In its periodic report on boycott against Israeli occupation’s products, the National office for defense of land said that the circle of BDS is growing worldwide, and people in different fields including cultural, academic, economic, sport and military fields, are demanding Israel be held accountable for its crimes against Palestine. ...

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Veolia sells BDS-targeted Israel businesses

Palestinian civil society activists have heralded the decision by French corporate giant Veolia to sell off nearly all of its business activity in Israel as a huge victory for the global Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement. The sale follows a worldwide campaign against the company’s role in illegal Israeli ...

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Recognizing Palestine, BDS and the survival of Israel

Recognizing Palestine, BDS and the survival of Israel

Recognizing Palestine, BDS and the survival of Israel : Opinion/Editorial What is happening in European parliaments? In the last month and a half, the UK House of Commons, the Spanish, French, Portuguese and Irish parliaments have all recognized Israel’s eternal “right” to be a racist state via a much-touted recognition ...

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How US students are bringing the Israeli occupation home

How US students are bringing the Israeli occupation home | Analysis Student activists working in solidarity with Palestine are increasingly making connections with other struggles for justice. (Sarah-Ji/Flickr) The following is an edited excerpt from The Electronic Intifada associate editor Nora Barrows-Friedman’s new book In Our Power: US Students Organize for ...

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