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Ex-Presidents Dilma Rousseff, Lula da Silva, Evo Morales, José Mujica, Rafael Correa among 320 public figures supporting Palestinian call for sanctions to stop Israel’s annexation and apartheid

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The Palestinian Human Rights Organizations Council released a statement today signed by tens of Palestinian civil society organzations renewing their call for targeted sanctions in response Israel's annexation and apartheid

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With Israel delaying its plans, tens of Palestinian civil society organizations said Israel’s ongoing annexation and apartheid demand international sanctions

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Prominent signatories to Global South call include former South African President Kgalema Motlanthe, former Mozambiquean Minister Oscar Monteiro, former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay, General Secretary of the South African Federation of Trade Unions Zwelinzima Vavi, and former Commissioner at SA Human Rights Commission Pregs Govender.

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A statement by tens of UN experts on Israel's planned annexation amplified Palestinian civil society's call

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La declaración de decenas de expertos/as de las Naciones Unidas sobre la anexión prevista por Israel amplificó el llamamiento de la sociedad civil palestina

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Palestinian Civil Society Calls for Effective Measures by all States to Stop Israel’s Illegal Annexation of the Occupied West Bank and Grave Violations of Human Rights

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Tens of Palestinian civil society organizations called on governments to adopt “effective countermeasures, including sanctions” to “stop Israel’s illegal annexation.”

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In a devastating blow against democracy, new guidance aims to curb the power of local authorities to make ethical financial choices

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Two Dutch political parties are calling for sanctions on Israel for its ongoing violations of Palestinian rights.

At its national congress on 16 April, the liberal party D66 – short for Democrats 66 – called on its lawmakers to promote European Union demands that Israel halt its construction of settlements on occupied lands as well as other violations of human rights.

May 7, 2016
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