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Trade unions GIWUSA and FAWU representing workers at Clover and its subsidiaries, together with their union federation, SAFTU and Palestinian solidarity organisations in South Africa, condemn the recent judgement by the Competition Tribunal of South Africa on the takeover of Clover by Israeli-led company, Milco SA.

October 28, 2019 - In a historic step, Oslo’s newly installed City Council is banning Israeli settlement goods and services from public procurements. The ban on goods from Israel’s illegal settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territory is a part of the newly adopted platform for 2019 - 2023 approved by Oslo’s recently-elected City Council, led by the Socialist Left (SV), Labour and Green parties.

Saturday, October 26, human rights activists and sports fans will protest at PUMA retail outlets, offices and matches of PUMA-sponsored teams in 20 countries under the slogan #BoycottPuma.

More than 200 Palestinian sports teams are calling on Puma to end its support for Israel’s military occupation. Last year, Puma became the main sponsor of the Israel Football Association (IFA), which includes teams in illegal Israeli settlements on stolen Palestinian land. Puma’s sponsorship of the IFA gives Israel a green light to continue its illegal land grabs pushing Palestinian families off their land.

Tomorrow, October 26, groups in more than 20 countries are joining the 2nd #BoycottPuma Global Day of Action. Puma is the main sponsor of the Israel Football Association, which includes teams in illegal Israeli settlements pushing Palestinian families off their land.

Responses by Omar Barghouti, on behalf of the Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC), to questions from the UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief, Dr. Ahmed Shaheed 15 July 2019 1. Could you please explain the main objectives and the activities of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement? How are these activities carried out?

We, the undersigned Palestinian trade unions, work to protect Palestinian workers’ rights and are part of the struggle for freedom, justice and equality for all. Trade unions have the responsibility and the duty to protect workers’ rights in their countries, but also to keep other workers around the world safe.

  UPDATE 11/10:  One of the stars booked to perform at Indofest TLV has said the event is cancelled. At the time of writing, tickets are still onsale via the event website, and no formal announcement of cancellation has been made.

By Matthew Singer The Trail Blazers are ending a controversial partnership with Beaverton-based sniper-scopes manufacturer Leupold & Stevens. NBA writer Sean Highkin first reported that Blazers President Chris McGowan made the announcement this afternoon at the team's media day.

Omar Barghouti is unable to travel to the UK because his visa was abnormally delayed by the British Government without explanation. He was due to speak at a Labour Party Conference fringe event, hosted by Palestine Solidarity Campaign, alongside Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott, Unite General Secretary Len McCluskey and Labour MP Lisa Nandy among others

Omar Barghouti, Palestinian co-founder of the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, has been granted a visa to travel to the UK only after the end of the Labour Party conference and its fringe meetings. By granting the visa, the UK Government recognised that there are no grounds to deny Mr Barghouti the right to enter the UK Mr Barghouti’s visa is dated September 19th, but the Home Office declared on September 20th that a decision had not yet been reached