Palestinian civil society welcomes Agrexco liquidation, Celebrates BDS victory

For Immediate Release – September 12, 2011 Supporters of Palestinian rights claim victory as target Agrexco ordered into liquidation Court papers warn that company is Israeli symbol whose downfall will have "wider implications" Palestinian Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions National Committee (BNC) calls on the movement internationally to celebrate this victory and to intensify BDS campaigns Campaigners […]

StopTheWall supports & promotes the call for a military embargo issued by the BNC

Stop the Wall strongly supports and promotes the call for a mandatory, comprehensive military embargo issued by the BNC (Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee). The urgency for an end to military relations with Israel and the defunding of its military and homeland security complex is evident to each of the activists struggling on […]

Seizing on Agrexco’s financial woes, campaigners vow to eject Israeli exporter from Europe

For Original Press-release, Click Here. Facing a bankruptcy hearing in a Tel Aviv court Tuesday, Israeli export company Agrexco has been beset by bad headlines in recent months. Now its problems look set to worsen, after Palestinian solidarity groups from across Europe joined forces to escalate a boycott campaign. A new coalition on Thursday promised […]

BDS Newsletter #16 – June 2009

BDS NEWSLETTER Edition: 16 – June, 2009 CORPORATE NEWS Derail Veolia/Alstom victories! Several victories occurred this month, as the Derail Veolia/Alstom campaign makes progress. Early in the month, it was reported that French transport giant Veolia will abandon the light rail project that will connect Jerusalem with several illegal Israeli settlements built on Palestinian land. […]

Leviev boycott moves forward with action in the UK and NYC

Palestine solidarity organization Adalah-NY was recently involved in two actions against Lev Leviev, the Israeli diamond magnate and construction mogul. The first action called on the British government to reverse its plan to rent its new embassy in Tel Aviv from Leviev’s company, Africa-Israel, as dealings with Leviev serve to condone the Occupation’s settlement construction […]

Somerville Divestment Project Launches Grassroots Campaign to Divest from Apartheid Israel

The Somerville Divestment Project (SDP), an organization that focuses on grassroots organising in Somerville Massachusetts, is launching a campaign to divest Somerville Retirement Board Funds of over 1.4 million dollars from bonds and companies that supply arms and military equipment to Israel. The community signature drive calls for a nonbinding ballot on the question of […]