Updates from the palestinian BDS (United States)

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Over the last few years, as the movement for boycott, divestment and sanctions of Israel (BDS) has gathered steam in the U.S. and throughout the world, the apartheid state of Israel has turned to various tactics in an attempt to counter the growing solidarity with the Palestinian people.

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The following call for BDS at Earlham was circulated by Earlham Alumni Against Apartheid:

At Earlham College, a group students supported by alumni are calling on their college to join the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement against Israeli apartheid.  BDS Earlham and Earlham Alumni Against Apartheid are asking you to join their campaign by signing their petition.

BDS Earlham is calling on Earlham College to end its inves

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On June 13, more than fifty labor and anti-apartheid activists participated in a spirited picket of an Israel Bonds “celebration” dinner in New York City that honored prominent labor official Denis Hughes.[1]

Part of a rapidly growing movement for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) against Israel,[2] the protest was called by New York City Labor Against the WarLabor for PalestineDump Israel BondsAl-Awda NY: The Pa

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Poster designer: Michael Levin

The image of Gill Scott-Heron is adapted from album artwork on the cover of the album "Free Will" [released in 1972] as found athttp://welistenforyou.blogspot.com/2011/05/r

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This speech was given to the Caterpillar Corporation’s CEO, their board of directors, and top management at the annual Caterpillar shareholder’s meeting in Little Rock, Arkansas on June 8, 2011.

The speech was given on behalf of Jewish Voice for Peace, which had purchased shares of Caterpillar stock so we could offer a shareholder proposal and make a speech in support of it.

Our shareholder proposal urged Caterpillar to review its policies related to human rights and to conform more fully with international human rights stan

BNC Statement

The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) sent an appeal to Jello Biafra on 7 June 2011, but its receipt was never acknowledged.  In light of the public conversation around Biafra’s performance in Tel Aviv, PACBI has decided to publicize its appeal to him to cancel his ill-conceived show.

We also feel that a recent initiative to document his trip with filmmakers [1] deserves comment.  We would encourage Palestinians to refrain from participating in this project unless Jello Biafra cancels his boycott-bashing Israel show and organizes his trip in a privat

June 13, 2011
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Click here to sign on: http://www.laborforpalestine.net/wp/2011/06/07/sign-on-stop-scabbing-for-apartheid/#signon, or email info@laborforpalestine.net

"[All of Palestinian labor] calls on trade unions around the world to actively show solidarity with the Palestinian people by. . . .