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The Earth Times: Amman - The Jordanian government appeared Monday under mounting pressure to cancel the Jordan Festival after at least three local and Arab singers announced they will not be performing at the event, citing "suspicion of normalizing ties with Israel."The boycott announcements were made amid confusion regarding the involvement of a French company, Publicis Groupe, in organizing the Jordanian national festivity after it handled Israel's 60th anni

June 30, 2008
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A network of seventeen Palestinian human rights NGOs today launched a campaign to mobilize the international community to end Israel’s expulsion of Palestinians from Jerusalem.

The Civic Coalition for Jerusalem is calling for a ‘blacklist’ of corporations supporting the occupation of Jerusalem, and is asking activists all over the world to research companies in their own countries to go on the list.

June 21, 2008
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Stop the Wall: Following reports that an Israeli company won a substantial contract to work in South Africa, the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) issued a strong statement attacking the project, promising serious action if it is not halted.

June 15, 2008
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LONDON (AFP): The speaker of the Welsh Assembly is to boycott a meeting with Israel's ambassador to Britain because of the Jewish state's failure to fulfil its obligations towards Palestinians.

Dafydd Elis-Thomas said he would not meet Ron Prosor at the legislature in Cardiff later this month after his colleague from the nationalist Plaid Cymru party Mohammad Asghar invited all 60 assembly members in an email Tuesday.

June 14, 2008
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International Solidarity Movement: In Chicago on June 11th, more than 50 Palestinian solidarity activists from numerous organizations gathered to oppose Caterpillar Corporations annual shareholders meeting. Caterpillar, an American company, is responsible for building and outfitting militarized bulldozers to sell to the Israeli army.

June 14, 2008
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The Forward: If a local activist group has its way, Seattle could soon become the first major American city to divest from companies that provide material support to Israel.

June 14, 2008
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From eFlux Media: French filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard has canceled his participation in the Tel Aviv International Student Film Festival due to “circumstances beyond his control,” festival organizers said on Monday.

Reuters reports Jean-Luc Godard canceled his previously scheduled trip to Israel after Palestinian group the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel urged him to boycott the event.

June 9, 2008