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Bilbao, September 18, 2009 - The Municipal Council for Cooperation of Bilbao has joined the Campaign BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) on the State of Israel, which undertakes not to cooperate with the policy of apartheid in Palestine and the illegal occupation in their territories.
This decision was taken at the regular plenary session held on 29 June 2009. 
September 30, 2009
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Palestine Solidarity Campaign - UK Release
Israeli tourism ads are being removed from the tube, following massive pressure and complaints.


Late last week, the Palestine Solidarity Campaign started to receive information from members about adverts that they had seen on the London Underground. The adverts by the Israeli Ministry of Tourism and ThinkIsrael included a map that included the West Bank, Gaza Strip and the Golan Heights .

May 22, 2009
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Veolia and Alstom, the two large French companies involved in the illegal "Jerusalem Light Rail" project, are suffering more setbacks, in court and on the ground.

April 24, 2009
Analysis

Dave Jette, The Electronic Intifada, 6 March 2009 - "This is a farce!" Washington state senator Adam Kline could barely control his rage.

 

March 10, 2009
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Dave Jette, The Electronic Intifada, 6 March 2009 - "This is a farce!" Washington state senator Adam Kline could barely control his rage.

 

March 10, 2009
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Walls Come Tumbling Down, 13 January 2009 - Politicians from all four parties on Birmingham City Council have called on the Council leadership to pursue a policy of instituting sanctions against Israel.

January 14, 2009
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Global Pensions

September 22, 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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Ireland Palestinian Solidarity Campaign has warmly welcomed the strong Palestinian solidarity motion passed at the biennial Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) conference last weekend. This resolution called for boycott and divestment from Israel and companies such as CRH who are building Israel's apartheid Wall, and for support for beleaguered Palestinian trade unions. The motion authorized the leadership of the Irish trade union movement to undertake a wide range of measures to oppose Israel?s oppressive actions and to show solidarity with Palestinians.

November 2, 2007
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On July 4th, the Transport and General Workers Union (TGWU) has passed a motion at its biennial conference in support of a customer boycott against Apartheid Israel.
Following in the footsteps of other unions around the world who have taken up the boycott, the biggest general union in the UK, with over 800,000 members, also vowed to take part in the lobby of British parliament on November 2nd and demanding the UK government take a stronger stand against Israel.

November 2, 2007