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Gates Foundation sells down its shares in G4S

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


Black Students conference of UK National Union of Students endorses BDS

The annual gathering passed Motion 402: Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions by an “overwhelming” majority


Paris water company won’t renew SodaStream deal

SodaStream is an Israeli company that operates a factory inside an illegal Israeli settlement


Trade Unions join protest against SodaStream

Members from eight UK trade unions have joined the long running weekly picket of SodaStream’s only UK shop


Scottish students say “yes” to boycotting Israel

The Palestinian-led campaign for boycott, divestment and sanctions against Israel is continuously winning greater support among students in Britain and Ireland

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Europe’s largest teachers’ union endorses Israel boycott call

Union backs Trade Union Congress boycott policy


BBC says no to occupation profiteer G4S after major campaign

G4S loses out on a contract with the British Broadcasting Corporation following a campaign backed by big name actors and authors

Royal Institute of British Architects backs Israel boycott motion

The motion calls on the International Union Of Architects to exclude the Israeli Association of United Architects over its refusal to oppose Israel’s construction of illegal settlements on occupied Palestinian territory

Motion passed by Royal Institute of British Architects

The following motion was passed by the Royal Institute of British Architects on March 19 2014.

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UK student union to cancel G4S contract over role in Israeli prisons

The student union at the University of Kent in the southeast of England is to terminate its contract with G4S following an “outcry” over its role in human rights abuses in Palestine


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