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On 27 July 2012, The University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) Student Representative Council (SRC) passed a resolution that called for a cultural and academic boycott of Israeli instit

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The University of Dundee is the latest Scottish university to flush Eden Springs out of its campus.

Eden Springs UK is entirely owned, controlled and managed by Mayanot Eden which steals water from the Salukia spring in the occupied Syrian Golan, where it is bottled in the illegal Israeli settlement of Katzrin.

July 12, 2012
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More than 250 European academics from 14 different European countries have signed an open letter to EU research Commissioner Màire Geoghegan-Quinn calling for the exclusion of Israeli companies and state bodies that are complicit with Israeli violations of international law from EU funded research programs.

The letter, whose signatories include Gérard Toulouse, a member of the French Academy of Science, Malcolm Levitt, a member of the UK Royal Society, and renowned philosopher Slavjoj Z

July 11, 2012
BNC Statement

Occupied Palestine, 9 July 2012 – Seven years after the Palestinian civil society call for boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) against Israel was launched, the global BDS campaign has become stronger, more widespread, more effective and certainly more diverse than ever—a true cause for celebration by all those groups and conscientious citizens of th

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On Monday June 4, 2012 The Flaming Eggplant Café, a student worker collective at The Evergreen State College (TESC), formally announced its decision to boycott Israeli goods, becoming the most recent business to join the growing international Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement.

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According to the Flaming Eggplant’s mission statement, one of the cafe’s goals is to “nourish the local food system by making delicious, healthy, eco

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The National Union of Student’s (NUS) National Executive Council has unanimously adopted a proposal mandating the body to work with local Student Unions to lobby universities to cancel contracts with Eden Springs.

Recommendation 404 (p.68 of this PDF) describes how Israeli company Eden Springs has a bottling plant in the Occupied Golan Heights, and notes the illegality of settlements under international law.

404 finishes with the following paragraph (my emphasis):

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A statement released today signed by more than 100 student leaders in the United Kingdom condemns a recent decision by Zefat Academic College that effectively bars Palestinians from running for election for the post of student union president.

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In this week’s BDS roundup from the Electronic Intifada, LA activists demand the city “Dump Veolia”; an international campaign urges product designer Yves Béhar not to collaborate with Sodastream; university students in Pennsylvania protest the Jewish National Fund’s award gala; boycott activists tell the Red Hot Chili Peppers why they should cancel their upcoming Tel Aviv gig; and more.

Read the full roundup at: http://electronicintifada.net/blogs/nora/bds-roundup-

BNC Statement

"Sí, se puede!” : Palestinian civil society salutes US Chicano/[email protected] youth for their principled stand in support of BDS

Occupied Palestine, 29 March 2012 – The Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC), the broadest coalition of Palestinian political parties, trade unions, NGOs and networks, warmly salutes the National Movímíento Estudíantíl Chí[email protected] de Aztlán (M.E.Ch.A), the largest association of [email protected] youth in the US, for their landslide vote in support of the Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel at their

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On March 21st and 22nd, graduate students at Carleton University overwhelmingly voiced their support for the Palestinian people, by voting for the university’s pension fund to divest from four companies that are complicit in the occupation of Palestine.
March 21, 2012