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More than 140 artists from Europe and beyond support the appeal from Palestinian artists to boycott the contest next year. Quotes from signatories here.

 

Update

Swiss parliament and Spanish government reject efforts to criminalize the BDS human rights movement

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The Swedish Trade Union Confederation supports the Palestinian trade union movement’s calls to boycott Israeli goods from occupied territories. However, the Swedish Trade Union Confederation does not at present advocate a general boycott of Israeli goods.

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The summer of 2011 has been a long, hot one for Israeli and international companies complicit in human rights violations in the occupied West Bank.

Facing an intense Europe-wide boycott campaign, Israel’s largest produce exporter, Agrexco, filed for bankruptcy.

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On July 19 the Swedish News Agency (TT) reported that Coop has decided to terminate all purchases of Soda Stream carbonation devices after it was revealed that they are still produced in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt). Selling products from occupied territories disputes Coop's own ethical standard as well as Global Compact, the UN ethical guidelines for businesses.

The Palestine Solidarity Association of Sweden (PGS) welcomes Coop's decision.

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On the 12th of June, Sweden played Israel in a European Championship qualifying match in handball in Karlskrona, southern Sweden.

June 15, 2011
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The Ethical Council of the four Swedish AP buffer pension funds (AP1, AP2, AP3 and AP4) is calling on US communications giant Motorola Solutions to pull out of the Israeli-occupied territories in the West Bank.

April 27, 2011
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Analysis

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August 10, 2010
In the News

IKEA delivers goods to illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territory.
IKEA’s answer to the critique is that "IKEA stores have existed in Israel for the many
people since 2001" and that "IKEA’s vision is to contribute to a better everyday life for
the many people."
They are certainly many, the settlers. Half a million more exactly, who live on stolen
Palestinian land.

July 20, 2010
Analysis

This article was written in 2010 as a contribution to a BNC e-magazine commemorating the 5th anniversary of the BDS call in July 9th 2005.