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In August 2014, more than 1,000 people took part in a direct action that prevented an Israeli boat from docking at the port in Oakland, California

Protestors block and delay Israeli ships up and down US West Coast

In the past two weeks, the unloading of Israeli ships has been prevented or disrupted at ports in Oakland, Tacoma, Seattle and Long Beach

Activist blockade delays Israeli ZIM ship another day at Port of Seattle

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

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BDS activists occupy G4S offices in Portland

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

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Palestinian flag with BDS and “Gaza in our Hearts” on Manhattan Bridge, New York!

Israel’s Most Important Source of Capital: California

The amount of support of for Israel’s economy originating from Silicon Valley’s private equity firms is especially large

Palestinian civil society salutes Presbyterians on divestment resolution

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.

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BDS pressure forces G4S to distance itself from Israel’s prison system

G4S announces future pull out of prisons, but campaign pressure must continue until it does

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Largest US Protestant Church divests from Israeli prison contractor G4S

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.

Fifth University of California campus passes divestment motion

The student government at the University of California at Santa Cruz passed a divestment resolution early Wednesday morning.

Does the term ‘apartheid’ fit Israel? Of course it does.

The question is not whether the term “apartheid” applies here. It is why it should cause such an outcry when it is used.

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