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The Palestinian human rights organization Al Haq has issued a legal opinion regarding Italian firm Pizzarotti’s involvement in the construction of Tel Aviv - Jerusalem high-speed train crossing the occupied Palestinian territories. Italy has an obligation under International law to act.

According to the legal opinion published by Al Haq, the noted Palestinian organization dedicated to protecting human rights in the occupied Palestinian territories, there are “substantial grounds on which to determine that Pizzarotti & C. S.p.A.

July 9, 2013
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In May 2012 the Norwegian Union of Municipal and General Employees (NUMGE) and Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) published a report demonstrating that Norwegian authorities and companies, through financial investments and trade, are involved in activities that contribute to Israel’s breaches of international law and human rights. The report further revealed how groups in Norway give direct support to the occupation by means of monetary transfers to individual settlements.

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The Executive of the General Council has approved the activation of the Palestine Israel Education and Economic Action Campaign.

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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


BNC Statement

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