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(Links to Video Below) 5 February 2009 -Dozens of BDS activists raised banners and Palestinian flags during a Euroliga basketball match between
Barcelona and the Maccabi Tel Avi.

 

February 6, 2009
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After their university's president signed onto a denunciation of the Academic Boycott resolution passed by academics in the UK, students of Toronto's Ryerson Universitycampaigned for a university-hosted debate on the issue.

February 6, 2009
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February 3, 2009 - LINKS - In a historic development for South Africa, South African dock workers have announced their determination not to offload a ship from Israel that is scheduled to dock in Durban on Sunday, February 8, 2009. This follows the decision by COSATU to strengthen the campaign in South Africa for boycotts, divestment and sanctions against apartheid Israel.

February 3, 2009
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*Who Profits from the Israeli Occupation?* -- *Announcing a new on-line database: www.whoprofits.org*

Now, more then ever, Israeli activists need a powerful global movement to help us build a just peace in Israel/ Palestine. Looking for effective tools for ending the occupation, we have launched a new website listing companies directly involved in the occupation of the West Bank, East Jerusalem, the Gaza Strip and the Golan Heights.

February 3, 2009
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Jerusalem [Ma'an] 1 February 2009 - Al-Quds University will cease all forms of academic cooperation with Israeli academic institutions soon, the school's board determined on Sunday.

"In cooperation with all sides and under an accepted timetable," the university will phase out programs and cooperation, the university board said in a statement.

It added that, "If the two-state solution is as far away today as it was ten years ago, there is no justification for continued academic cooperation based on reaching that solution."

February 2, 2009
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Western Australia branch delegates' meeting 27/1/09 - resolutions passed regarding the Gaza war:
1. This delegates' meeting of the WA branch of the MUA [hereafter this meeting] calls on the Rudd government to denounce the latest Israeli aggression against Gaza, and to cut all economic, diplomatic, cultural and political ties with the Israeli state until this aggression and the Israeli siege of Gaza ends.

 

February 2, 2009
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Attached is the full-page statement - "Irish Call for Justice for Palestine" - which appeared on page 5 of the 31 January 2009 issue of the Irish Times.

February 2, 2009