52 leading international figures call for a Military Embargo on Israel

Occupied Palestine – On the eve of the International Day of Solidarity with the People of Palestine, 52 international notables issued a statement calling for “urgent … international action towards a mandatory, comprehensive military embargo against Israel.” Though directly motivated by Israel’s latest war of aggression against the 1.6 million Palestinians in the occupied and […]

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. […]