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Campaign Shows the Power of Local BDS Efforts
In a dramatic conclusion to nearly one year of effort and vigilance by the St. Louis Palestine Solidarity Committee (PSC) and coalition partners, the St. Louis mayor’s office announced on October 29, 2013 that Veolia Water North America was withdrawing itself from consideration for a contract to consult with the St. Louis Water Division.
Among the sponsors of the Water Festival in L'Aquila, Italy, Sodastream and Veolia, companies complicit with Israeli human rights violations
BDS 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.
Veolia Transportation Israel (Connex Israel) has terminated its operations of the Modi'in bus network, including lines 7, 19, 109 and 110, which serve Israeli settlements in the West Bank and run along the apartheid road 443. However, the company continues to operate regular bus services between Bnei-Brak and Jerusalem, which pass through the occupied Palestinian territories, including the "no man's land" in the Latrun enclave.
The University of Sheffield has decided not to renew its waste collection contract with multinational corporation Veolia following a campaign initiated by the campus Palestine Society and supported by the student union.
In March, the Versailles Court of Appeals dismissed an appeal in a long-standing dispute between the Association France-Palestine Solidarite (france-palestine.org) and the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) against the French corporations Alstom Transport, Alstom and Veolia Transport.
The ruling was disappointing in many ways, primarily for refusing to decide the key legal issue as to the companies’ involv
30 March 2013 -- Palestinians are today commemorating with action Land Day, a day in 1976 when Israeli military forces shot and killed six young Palestinian citizens of Israel. These brave youth were among thousands protesting the Israeli government’s expropriation of Palestinian land.
- Future clients of pension fund giant TIAA-CREF call for divestment from companies profitting from Israel’s occupation;
- Shuggie Otis cancels Tel Aviv performance while activists call on Alicia Keys and Depeche Mode do the same;
- Queen Mary, University of London students union votes to boycott G4S and Veolia;
- Veolia’s bid for street cleaning contract is withdrawn in Liverpool;
- London solidarity protest with Hebron includes BDS de-shelving action;
- Palestinian organizations call for boycott of Israeli diamonds;
- Palestinian BDS Na
London Dump Veolia protest in April 2010.
(St. Louis Palestine Solidarity Committee members and civil rights activist Percy Green at St. Louis City Hall, protesting Veolia's involvement in apartheid and segregation in Palestine. Photo: St. Louis Palestine Solidarity Committee)
On January 16, 2013 at City Hall in St.