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BNC Statement

This round-up was published in conjunction with a Palestinian BDS National Committee statement looking ahead to 2014.

During 2014, the BDS movement stepped further into the political mainstream and saw major institutions join the boycott, the statement noted.

French translation here.

January

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BNC Statement

Este resumen se publicó junto con una declaración del Comité Nacional Palestino de BDS con miras a 2014. Durante 2014, el movimiento de BDS dio un paso más en la corriente principal de la política y vio a las principales instituciones unirse al boicot, señaló la declaración.
 

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The international campaign to end Ben & Jerry’s complicity in Israel’s occupation and illegal settlement regime continues to gain momentum.  On September 9, Vermonters for a Just Peace in Palestine/Israel (VTJP) released a letter [http://www.vtjp.org/icecream/internatletter.php] to CEO Jostein Solheim signed by 151 civil society organizations.  It calls on Ben & Jerry’s “to stand by its Social Mission and to ensure that its products are not
October 7, 2013
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Among the sponsors of the Water Festival in L'Aquila, Italy, Sodastream and Veolia, companies complicit with Israeli human rights violations
festival-acquaBDS Italy supports the statement by the Italian Forum of Public Water Movements criticizing the Festival of "privatized" Water being held in L'Aquila, Italy this week.

October 7, 2013
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Dutch media reports 2 of country's largest retail chains announce they will not sell more products originating beyond Green Line

Following the European Union announcement regarding official guidelines prohibiting the funding of Israeli bodies and actions beyond the Green Line, it was reported Monday in the Netherlands that at least two large retail chains in the country have stopped selling goods produced in Isra

July 23, 2013
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As the Cannes Film Festival opens today, a coalition of U.S. human rights organizations is criticizing the American Pavilion’s choice of SodaStream as its premier sponsor.

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A professionally-produced video recently appeared on YouTube, taking the viewer on a carefully-constructed tour of the production facilities for the Israeli companySodaStream, manufacturer of carbonated drink machines.

The 8.5-minute video focuses on the firm’s factory located in Mishor Adumim, the industrial zone of the illegal Israeli settlement http://elect

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In this latest roundup of news from the global boycott, divestment and sanctions movement:

- Association for Asian American Studies in US unanimously approves academic boycott resolution
- Sussex University students pass referenda to continue boycott of Israeli goods, urge administration to boycott Veolia
- Faculty at Columbia University and Barnard College launch divestment campaign
- Belgian students call for academic boycott
- UC Davis to vote on divestment
- Sodastream protest leads to boycott victory at Milan bar
- Melbourne activists hold boycott action against Sodastream

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Most everybody knows that Ben & Jerry’s makes premium ice cream and champions “Peace” and “Love.” What they don’t know is that this socially responsible business and strong supporter of Occupy Wall Street is making ice cream in Israel and selling it in illegal settlements in Occupied Palestine.

Progressive Except for Palestine

Ben & Jerry’s business practices are tethered to a vibrant Social Mission that commits it to

...meet human needs and eliminate injustices in our local, national and international communities by integrating these concerns into out day-to-da

March 26, 2013
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BNC Statement

Occupied Palestine, 25 February 2013 – The Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC), a broad coalition of the largest Palestinian civil society organizations, trade unions, refugee associations and NGO networks, calls on sports merchandize company New Balance and the InterContinental Hotel Group to immediately withdraw sponsorship from the Jerusalem marathon taking place on 1 March 2013.