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Signatories Include Desmond Tutu, Roger Waters, Alice Walker,
Michael Ondaatje, Brian Eno, Mira Nair and Mike Leigh
Palestinian Civil Society Salutes California Dockworkers and Endorses their “Block-the-Boat” BDS Action
The BNC warmly salutes the Oakland, California dockworkers and community activists for their inspiring new victory against the Israeli container ship Zim on 27 September 2014
In the past two weeks, the unloading of Israeli ships has been prevented or disrupted at ports in Oakland, Tacoma, Seattle and Long Beach
After delaying work on the Israeli freight ship ZIM CHICAGO at the Port of Tacoma, local human-rights activists have learned that they also delayed the arrival of ZIM CHICAGO into the Port of Seattle for another full day
A group of pro-Palestinian activists briefly occupied the Portland, Oregon offices of global security company G4S on Thursday, to protest its affiliation with the Israeli prison system
The amount of support of for Israel’s economy originating from Silicon Valley’s private equity firms is especially large
The Presbyterian Church (USA) general assembly has voted to divest its holdings from three US corporations on the basis of their well-documented record of complicity in the oppression and denial of human rights of Palestinians.
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.