Friends of the Earth International, along with many other Civil Society Organisations, condemns the attacks against the besieged people of Gaza
A group of Nobel laureates and high profile artists and academics have issued a statement condemning Israel’s “inhumane and illegal” assault on Gaza and calling on governments to implement a military embargo on Israel
Israel’s ability to launch such devastating attacks with impunity largely stems from the vast international military cooperation and trade that it maintains with complicit governments across the world
Palestine campaigners welcome Dublin City Council motion calling for end to attacks on Gaza and for arms embargo & trade sanctions on Israel
Motion calls upon the Irish government to push for an arms embargo and trade sanctions on Israel.
At least 12 more European governments published online guidance warning firms of the risks involved in trade and other economic links with illegal Israeli settlements, bringing the total number of countries to publish such advice to 17
The news follows a decision by the Gates Foundation to divest from G4S and the opening of an official UK government investigation into the company’s activities in Palestine/Israel. BDS pressure has forced G4S to announce that it plans to end its activities inside Israel’s prisons, albeit not until 2017.
The news came as the Bill Gates Foundation confirmed it has completely divested from G4S. Campaigners are calling for continued action against G4S until it ends all involvement in Israel’s prison system and occupation
Human rights groups are accusing NBC of complicity in Israel’s violations of international law and human rights by filming its new series DIG in occupied East Jerusalem, after clearly stating that they would not do so
In the face of worldwide pressure, the Gates Foundation has sold down its shares in the world’s largest Private Military and Security Company, G4S
The student government at the University of California at Santa Cruz passed a divestment resolution early Wednesday morning.