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Europe’s largest teachers’ union endorses Israel boycott call

Union backs Trade Union Congress boycott policy

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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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European moves against settlements revive Israel boycott fears

Steps by European companies and governments to restrict business with West Bank settlements are rekindling longstanding fears in Israel of a broader economic boycott over its treatment of the Palestinians

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UK government warns businesses about illegal Israeli settlement enterprise

The UK government has published guidance warning businesses about the problems and risks associated with doing business with illegal Israeli settlements

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Israel asks British government to pressure universities to fight BDS

Israel has asked the British government to “lean on universities to prevent their participation in academic boycotts of the country”

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Major UK union votes against Trade Union Friends of Israel

The decision is binding on the union as an organisation

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Palestine solidarity activists take over G4S meeting, catch occupation profiteer by surprise

G4S provides services and equipment to Israeli jails at which Palestinian political prisoners are detained and tortured

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