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The Episcopal Diocese of New Hampshire has recently passed a resolution to support the call for divestment from corporations that allow and profit from the Israeli occupation of Palestine. The resolution intends to increase awareness of the companies that actively participate in the oppression of Palestine, and to divest from these companies.

December 4, 2008
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(photos and video below) - The Fall 2008 speaking tour of Diana Buttu, Eddie Makue, and Katherine Fuchs organized by the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation has come to an end and, by all accounts, was a resounding success.

December 4, 2008
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"Israel IS NOT ABOVE THE LAW" - The European Parliament (EP) today postponed the vote on the proposal by the EU Commission and Council for the draft recommendation to conclude a Protocol to the EU-Israel Association Agreement and on the general principles governing the State of Israel's participation in Community programmes.

 

The vote was originally scheduled for Thursday, December 4, in the EP in Brussels.

 

December 4, 2008
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The European Parliament (EP) has recently announced that a vote will be held on December 4 to enter into force the EU-Israel Association Agreement, which will enable far greater Israeli participation in European Community programs. 

December 1, 2008
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[see updated list of endorsers and download the document at the bottom of the page]

The Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC), 29 November 2008 - Hundreds of international civil society organizations and networks endorse the Position Paper titled “United Against Apartheid, Colonialism and Occupation: Dignity & Justice for the Palestinian People” on the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People.

Today, the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, Palestinian civil society, represented by the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Campaign Natio

November 28, 2008
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[see updated list of endorsers and download the document at the bottom of the page]

The Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC), 29 November 2008 - Hundreds of international civil society organizations and networks endorse the Position Paper titled “United Against Apartheid, Colonialism and Occupation: Dignity & Justice for the Palestinian People” on the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People.

Today, the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, Palestinian civil society, represented by the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Campaign Natio

November 28, 2008
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(link to video below)-Father Miguel D'Escoto Brockman, President of the UN General Assembly, stressed that Israel is an Apartheid State, and called on the UN and its member states to follow civil society's lead in implementing Boycotts, Divestment and Sanctions on Israel until it complies with international law. What follows is the text of these speeches.


STATEMENT OF H.E. FATHER MIGUEL D'ESCOTO BROCKMANN, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY, ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF SOLIDARITY WITH THE PALESTINAN PEOPLE

November 26, 2008