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GENEVA (13 May 2013) – United Nations Special Rapporteur Richard Falk today called for an immediate halt to construction of a settlement highway in Beit Safafa (East Jerusalem), also known as the ‘Begin Highway.’ Mr.

May 17, 2013
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As the Cannes Film Festival opens today, a coalition of U.S. human rights organizations is criticizing the American Pavilion’s choice of SodaStream as its premier sponsor.

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A professionally-produced video recently appeared on YouTube, taking the viewer on a carefully-constructed tour of the production facilities for the Israeli companySodaStream, manufacturer of carbonated drink machines.

The 8.5-minute video focuses on the firm’s factory located in Mishor Adumim, the industrial zone of the illegal Israeli settlement http://elect

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Yesterday, lawyers for the We Divest Coalition filed two letters (see here and here) with the U.S.

April 30, 2013
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In this latest roundup of news from the global boycott, divestment and sanctions movement:

- Association for Asian American Studies in US unanimously approves academic boycott resolution
- Sussex University students pass referenda to continue boycott of Israeli goods, urge administration to boycott Veolia
- Faculty at Columbia University and Barnard College launch divestment campaign
- Belgian students call for academic boycott
- UC Davis to vote on divestment
- Sodastream protest leads to boycott victory at Milan bar
- Melbourne activists hold boycott action against Sodastream

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treelandday30 March 2013 -- Palestinians are today commemorating with action Land Day, a day in 1976 when Israeli military forces shot and killed six young Palestinian citizens of Israel. These brave youth were among thousands protesting the Israeli government’s expropriation of Palestinian land.

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MennoniteAKRON, Pa. -- The board of directors of Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) U.S. unanimously decided that MCC U.S.

March 26, 2013
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On March 21st, in an historic vote at the largest students' union in Canada, York University's undergraduate students' union, the York Federation of Students (YFS), voted overwhelmingly in favour of a resolution to endorse the Global Campaign for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) against Israeli apartheid. In passing this BDS resolution, the YFS now joins many student unions around the world, who have all passed similar resolutions.

March 22, 2013
Analysis

For the last three and a half years the UK-based research cooperative Corporate Watch has been running a project tracking corporate complicity in the occupation of Palestine.

After a research visit to Palestine in 2010, we wrote a handbook for activists who want to take action in line with the Palestinian call for http://electronici

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(Bil’in, Palestine) Today, as the United Nations Human Rights Council is set to vote on a resolution calling for UN member states to ensure that their corporations do not conduct activities related to the Israeli settlement enterprise, the Palestinian village of Bil’in announces that it has lodged an individual complaintagainst Canada to the UN Human Rights Committee for its failure to prevent two Canadian corporations from engaging in human rights violations related to settlement construction in Palestine.

The Bil’in Village Council, along with 11 village residents, lodged the complaint unde