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Divestment wins again at Loyola, goes down fighting in Michigan

After an intense, hours-long debate, watched by thousands of people, the University of Michigan student government last night defeated a motion calling for divestment from companies profiting from Israeli occupation and human rights abuses


Boycott “greatest threat” facing Israel, leaders say

Livni: The boycott is moving and advancing uniformly and exponentially … Those who don’t want to see it, will end up feeling it

Israel one of world’s most unpopular countries and it’s getting worse: BBC survey

The US is now the only Western country that holds favorable views of Israel and in some European countries, including Germany, positive views of Israel are in the single digits


Paris court fines Air France for following Israeli order to interrogate passenger whether she was Jewish

A court in the Paris suburb of Bobigny found Air France guilty of illegal discrimination against Ankour and fined the airline 10,000 euros ($13,000) in damages and another 3,000 euros ($3,900) in costs.


Why is cosmetics brand “Yes to Carrots” trying to hide its ties to Israel?

an Israeli-founded, now US-based, company that is trying hard to hide its Israel connections to avoid BDS campaigns


Historic UC Irvine divestment vote deals stinging defeat to Zionist bullying on campus

The vote deals a major blow to intense efforts by Israel and allied organizations to suppress Palestinian solidarity activism on US campuses


French police take orders from Mossad as protestors arrested at Maccabi-Chalon match

One spectator managed to break on to the court unfurling a Palestinian flag, while several others were arrested, according to local media reports


Four of five speakers pull out of UNESCO conference honoring Israel’s Peres at University of Connecticut

A “human rights” conference at the University of Connecticut was in disarray after almost all the speakers pulled out

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Don’t go to Israel because it mistreats Palestinians, South Africa tells citizens as mayors cancel trip

“Because of the treatment and policies of Israel towards the Palestinian people, we strongly discourage South Africans from going there,” South Africa’s deputy minister of international relations and co-operation has told a South African newspaper


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