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by Ran Greenstein [Monthly Review Zine] - In the last few weeks, following the recent military attack on Gaza, we have seen an increase in calls for boycott of Israeli institutions in general, and academic institutions in particular. 

 

February 10, 2009
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The Congress of South African Trade Union is pleased to announce that its members, dock workers belonging to the South African Transport and Allied Workers Union (SATAWU) achieved a victory last night when they stood firm by their decision not to offload the Johanna Russ, a ship that was carrying Israeli goods to South Africa.

February 10, 2009
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February 10, 2009
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By Laura Miller [politics.co.uk] 7 February 2009 - Demonstrators are planning nationwide protests today to boycott the sale of Israeli goods on UK high-streets.

The national Boycott Israeli Goods (BIG) campaign, led by a coalition of pro-Palestine and anti-war groups, aims to impact on Valentines Day sales of flowers, many of which Israel exports to the UK.

February 10, 2009
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Dear Charlatan, As members of Carleton faculty, we wish to express our support for the proposal put forward by Students Against Israeli Apartheid (SAIA Carleton).

 

 

In his Jan. 22-28 Charlatan opinion piece, SAIA representative Ben Saifer called for a public debate with the Carleton administration on the academic institutional boycott of Israel.

February 10, 2009
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In Euskal Herria (Basque Country), as in other countries all over the world, there have been many demonstrations in solidarity with Palestine. In addition to the amount of people who have taken part in these demonstrations (there have been demonstrations in more than 30 cities and towns in Basque Country with more than 30.000 people in them), there are other remarkable aspects to this growing Palestine-solidarity movement:

February 10, 2009
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Maltese Civil Society Organizations issued the following statement on 30 January 2009:

In view of the recent three-week premeditated campaign of bombing of the population of Gaza and its infrastructure by the State of Israel which came after a crippling, illegal two-year siege, we, 14 member organizations of SKOP, the Maltese national platform of development non-governmental organizations, call for a suspension of the EU-Israel Association Agreement.

 

February 6, 2009