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New fact sheet on Israeli – LA water project

Last month, it was announced that the Los Angeles municipality would enter into joint research and development with Mekorot as well as a private Israeli research company. The Stop the Wall campaign has called for a boycott of this project, which legitimizes Israeli water practices at the expense of Palestinian communities across historic Palestine.

Download the fact sheet here

September 1, 2008
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Overcoming the Nakba: BDS and the Global Anti-Apartheid Movement
al-Majdal, BADIL English-language Quarterly - Issue no. 38 (Summer 2008)

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August 26, 2008
In the News

What: Information Picket / When: Monday, August 25 @ 6pm / Where: Miles Nadal Center, south-east corner of Bloor/Spadina || Dear Friends and Allies: The Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs has selected Toronto as a 'test market' for a million dollar re-branding campaign. The 10-month 'Brand Israel' campaign is being launched this coming Monday, August 25th at the Miles Nadal Jewish Community Center in downtown Toronto.

August 25, 2008
In the News

The Guardian: Censors have refused to allow the public release of comedy You Don't Mess With the Zohan.

August 16, 2008
In the News

al-Ahram Weekly: It's been more than a decade since British psychiatrist Derek Summerfield called for a medical academic boycott of Israel. Growing up in South Africa during apartheid, the child of a Zimbabwean Afrikana mother and British father, he knows all too well what racial discrimination and segregation means. He lived it.

August 16, 2008
In the News

Jewish Exponent: During a speech last week in Center City, Oman's ambassador to the United States lauded the 2006 free-trade agreement between the two countries, and urged for increased economic and political cooperation.

Hunaina Sultan Al-Mughairy -- a rare female ambassador from the Arab world, who's represented the oil-rich, Persian Gulf nation since 2005 -- also stated in her remarks that the sultanate no longer takes part in the decades-old Arab economic boycott against Israel.

August 14, 2008
In the News

Summer 2008 Callout


BOYCOTT ISRAELI GOODS, BOYCOTT CARMEL-AGREXCO


View the leaflet for the Campaign here


August 2, 2008
In the News

Boots Profiting from the Occupation


Boots in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories — Call to action
July 24, 2008
In the News

Globes: The Council for Higher Education in Israel has signed an agreement with the European Commission to join Tempus (the trans-European mobility scheme for university studies). The faculty and student exchange program between the EU and 27 other countries, including Lebanon, Syria, and Iran. Tempus decided on Israel's membership a month ago.

July 17, 2008
BNC Statement

Management at Lev Leviev Diamond Polishing Company (LLD) in Windhoek, Namibia is threatening to fire 153 diamond polishers who have been on strike since June 19th protesting abusive managers as well as overdue job appraisals, promotions, wages and outstanding overtime pay.

July 14, 2008