Results for: Derail Veolia and Alstom

Declaração BNC

The Palestinian Trade Union Coalition for Boycotts, Divestment and Sanctions (PTUC-BDS), a key member of the Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC), salutes the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) London Transport Regional Council for initiating a campaign “for Alstom to be excluded from working on projects, including London Underground and all Alstom work and administration to be brought back in house” over the role the company plays in building and operating the illegal Jerusalem Light Rail, which links illegal settlements in occupied Palestinian territory with Isr

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Who Profits, a project of the Israeli Coalition of Women for Peace, has uncovered evidence that Veolia is involved in dumping Israeli waste at the company’s site in Tovlan in the occupied Jordan Valley.

Declaração BNC

Occupied Palestine, 15 November 2011 -- The Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC) salutes the brave Palestinian Freedom Riders who today challenged through civil disobedience the Israeli occupation and apartheid [1]. With creative tactics inspired by the U.S.

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Palestinian activists will attempt to peacefully board segregated Israeli public transportation in the occupied West Bank to travel to East Jerusalem in action reminiscent of the Civil Rights Movement's Freedom Rides to the U.S.

November 14, 2011
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Photo credit: Adri Nieuwhof

The BDS National Committee (BNC) has declared a long sought-after victory as Alstom lost the bid for the second phase of the Saudi Haramain Railway project, worth $10 billion US dollars, after pressure from the global Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign, including e

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Photo credit: Adri Nieuwhof

The BDS National Committee (BNC) has declared a long sought-after victory as Alstom lost the bid for the second phase of the Saudi Haramain Railway project, worth $10 billion US dollars, after pressure from the global Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign, including e

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58% of students vote to break contract with company implicated in Israeli human rights abuses

Students at Cambridge University in the UK have voted to call on the University to cut ties with a company implicated in Israeli human rights abuses.

The vote calls on CUSU (Cambridge University Students Union) to campaign to have the University cut ties with Veolia, a company involved in infrastructure projects in Israeli settlements, and employed by the University on a waste disposal contract.  The referendum, which closed yesterday, pass

October 26, 2011
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Students at Cambridge will start voting Friday in a referendum calling on the University to cut ties with a company implicated in Israeli human rights abuses.

The referendum, scheduled for 21-24 October, calls on CUSU (Cambridge University Students Union) to campaign to have the University cut ties with Veolia, a company involved in infrastructure projects in Israeli settlements, and employed by the University on a waste disposal contract.

This week, the campaign received letters of support from the Palestinian Federation of Unions of University Professors and Employees, and from a group of

October 19, 2011
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Capture: France's President Nicolas Sarkozy (C), shakes hands with employees of Alstom during the inauguration of the European LGV Est in Belfort, eastern France.
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Veolia-boycott

Back in early June, the Clean Water Agency announced that, in an RFQ (Request for Qualifications) process, "three firms have been identified as the most highly qualified to receive the project RFP [Request for Proposal]."

According to the minutes from the meeting, the three firms are CDM Constructors, CH2M-Hill and Veolia Water.

Almost from the start there was controversy.  Three Davis residents, Mikos Fabersunne, Mary Wind and Mike Pach, spoke and argued that they "wanted

September 3, 2011