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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.
The student government at the University of California at Santa Cruz passed a divestment resolution early Wednesday morning.
The question is not whether the term “apartheid” applies here. It is why it should cause such an outcry when it is used.
Student coalition DePaul Divest declares victory in campaign calling for student support to divest from corporations that profit from human rights abuses against Palestinians
George Soros funds and foundations must be held accountable for investments in Israeli violations of international law
Soros funds have announcement investment in SodaStream stock and increased investment in Teva Pharmaceuticals, both Israeli companies that are deeply involved in violations of international law
The motion calls for divestment companies profiting from human rights violations in occupied Palestine and at the US-Mexico border.
Students for Justice in Palestine face up to intimidation and succeed in passing resolution
SodaStream had been a partner of the Earth Day initiative as part of its efforts to greenwash its role in Israeli apartheid