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Jesse Rosenfeld, (Ramallah, Palestine - NOW Magazine) – It’s easy to forget, while soaking up the tranquillity along with happy picnickers under the pine trees, that Canada Park is steeped in a disturbing controversy. The fact is, the Park in the Latrun Valley sits on the occupied West Bank on the site of two Palestinian villages, Imwas and Yalu, destroyed by Israel in the 1967 war.

January 15, 2008
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Josh Ruebner, ZNet: Today, two movements for the promotion of human rights in Sudan and Palestine seek to emulate the successful role played by boycotts, divestment, and sanctions in achieving democracy and equality in South Africa. The two movements, however, have received radically different receptions on Capitol Hill.

January 9, 2008
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Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation (South Africa): I am delighted to address you on behalf of the End the Occupation Campaign Steering Committee, on the occasion of the United Nations International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People.

The topic for this address is:
“Global civil society working to realise the inalienable rights of the Palestinian people”

December 1, 2007
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A group of activists who interrupted an Israel-Switzerland World Cup qualifier with a protest against Israeli apartheid today used their court appearance in Basle to publicly denounce the occupation again.

November 4, 2007
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On Tuesday evening over 20 LSE students silently occupied a meeting of LSE's governing body for over 30 minutes in protest at LSE Director Howard Davies' implicit support for the Israeli occupation of Palestine. For more click here.

November 4, 2007
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The Palestine-Israel Action Group (PIAG) of the Ann Arbor Friends Meeting has published report on the methods used for putting economic pressure on Israel in support of Palestinian rights.The survey looks at methods employed by a range groups from Churches and Universities to governments and Non Governmental Organisations.This is an ongoing project, and the group welcomes others to email additional information.Click here to download a full copy of the report

November 2, 2007
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The largest civil society organization in Ireland, the Irish Congress of Trade Unions, is the latest union to pass a boycott, divestment and sanction motion against Apartheid Israel.
The 770, 000 member-strong organization, which represents trade unions and trade councils across Ireland, condemned the Israeli government in two motions for its oppression of the Palestinian people.

November 2, 2007