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While having accepted the invitation to attend the festival, Banks realized that his presence would be an endorsement of Israel's racist policies that he had been an outspoken critic of in the past. An open letter to Banks from the British Committee for the Universities of Palestine (BRICUP) stated: “In March 2002 you were in Gaza City with the International Parliament of Writers, of which you were then president. You are reported to have told the Palestinians, 'You are not alone'.

September 11, 2008
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In an open letter penned by Omar Barghouti and Dr. Haidar Eid, the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) strongly criticized South African author Nadine Gordimer for ignoring calls to boycott the Israeli-hosted International Writers' Festival.

September 11, 2008
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New call to shoppers to stop buying Israeli goods, especially from illegal Israeli settlements, and to supermarkets to stop stocking such goods

September 5, 2008
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Natalie Shalabi

Canadian Dimension magazine, September/October 2008 issue

September 5, 2008
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Wassim Al-Adel, The Electronic Intifada - While boycott and divestment campaigns in the West become more sophisticated and widespread, the Arab world's longstanding boycott of Israel is being undermined by Arab governments, companies and businessmen. This attempt at no-concession normalization with Israel must be countered by all those working for justice in Palestine.

September 3, 2008
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New fact sheet on Israeli – LA water project

Last month, it was announced that the Los Angeles municipality would enter into joint research and development with Mekorot as well as a private Israeli research company. The Stop the Wall campaign has called for a boycott of this project, which legitimizes Israeli water practices at the expense of Palestinian communities across historic Palestine.

Download the fact sheet here

September 1, 2008
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Overcoming the Nakba: BDS and the Global Anti-Apartheid Movement
al-Majdal, BADIL English-language Quarterly - Issue no. 38 (Summer 2008)

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August 26, 2008
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What: Information Picket / When: Monday, August 25 @ 6pm / Where: Miles Nadal Center, south-east corner of Bloor/Spadina || Dear Friends and Allies: The Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs has selected Toronto as a 'test market' for a million dollar re-branding campaign. The 10-month 'Brand Israel' campaign is being launched this coming Monday, August 25th at the Miles Nadal Jewish Community Center in downtown Toronto.

August 25, 2008
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The Guardian: Censors have refused to allow the public release of comedy You Don't Mess With the Zohan.

August 16, 2008
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al-Ahram Weekly: It's been more than a decade since British psychiatrist Derek Summerfield called for a medical academic boycott of Israel. Growing up in South Africa during apartheid, the child of a Zimbabwean Afrikana mother and British father, he knows all too well what racial discrimination and segregation means. He lived it.

August 16, 2008