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Open Letter from the Palestinian Boycott Campaign's National Committee (BNC) - The BNC calls upon UNICEF to refrain from accepting any contributions from Mr Lev Leviev, Israeli diamond tycoon and developer of illegal Israeli settlements. "Just as in the case of South African apartheid, the Palestinian BDS Campaign urges the UN and its leading organs to play a decisive role in imposing sanctions against Israel's own version of apartheid.

April 10, 2008
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GREEN PARTY OF THE UNITED STATES: Demanding an end to illegal occupation of Palestinian lands, Greens urge widespread grassroots support for the Palestine BDS (Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions) Campaign

Greens blast Clinton, Obama, and McCain for uncritical support of Israel despite mounting crimes

March 3, 2008
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Palestine Solidarity Campaign: The London School of Economics Students' Union (LSESU) yesterday voted overwhelmingly to call on its university and the National Union of Students (NUS) to divest from companies that provide military and commercial support for the Israeli occupation of Palestinian land, condemning the decades of human rights abuses and systematic oppression that has occurred as a result.

February 15, 2008
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Dina Awad (Toronto - NOW Magazine) - Two hundred activists braved winter’s blasts December 2 and took to the sidewalk in front of the Sheraton Hotel on Queen to protest the Jewish National Fund’s annual gala. The dinner honouring local phil-antropist Miles S.

January 15, 2008
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Jesse Rosenfeld, (Ramallah, Palestine - NOW Magazine) – It’s easy to forget, while soaking up the tranquillity along with happy picnickers under the pine trees, that Canada Park is steeped in a disturbing controversy. The fact is, the Park in the Latrun Valley sits on the occupied West Bank on the site of two Palestinian villages, Imwas and Yalu, destroyed by Israel in the 1967 war.

January 15, 2008
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Josh Ruebner, ZNet: Today, two movements for the promotion of human rights in Sudan and Palestine seek to emulate the successful role played by boycotts, divestment, and sanctions in achieving democracy and equality in South Africa. The two movements, however, have received radically different receptions on Capitol Hill.

January 9, 2008
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Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation (South Africa): I am delighted to address you on behalf of the End the Occupation Campaign Steering Committee, on the occasion of the United Nations International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People.

The topic for this address is:
“Global civil society working to realise the inalienable rights of the Palestinian people”

December 1, 2007
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On Tuesday evening over 20 LSE students silently occupied a meeting of LSE's governing body for over 30 minutes in protest at LSE Director Howard Davies' implicit support for the Israeli occupation of Palestine. For more click here.

November 4, 2007
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A group of activists who interrupted an Israel-Switzerland World Cup qualifier with a protest against Israeli apartheid today used their court appearance in Basle to publicly denounce the occupation again.

November 4, 2007
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The largest civil society organization in Ireland, the Irish Congress of Trade Unions, is the latest union to pass a boycott, divestment and sanction motion against Apartheid Israel.
The 770, 000 member-strong organization, which represents trade unions and trade councils across Ireland, condemned the Israeli government in two motions for its oppression of the Palestinian people.

November 2, 2007