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Press Release of the Palestine Solidarity Campaign UK - Over this weekend, 7th and 8th February, the Church of England clarified their position on their investments in companies profiting from the illegally occupied Palestinian territories.

 

 

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
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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