Posts Tagged “Divestment”

Peace Now denounces settler takeover of Arab home in Hebron

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Peace Now denounces settler takeover of Arab home in Hebron

Peace Now denounces settler takeover of Arab home in Hebron And the world has to ask why some people don’t understand the BDS (Boycott, Divest, Sanction) movement which denounces and protests the violence and racism of the Israeli settler movement. Another example of how Israeli settlers violate the rights of Christians and Muslims inside Israel…

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BDS movement nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

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BDS movement nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

BDS movement nominated for Nobel Peace Prize The Palestinian Solidarity Campaign and Jewish Voice for Peace released news this week that the BDS (Boycott, Divestment, Sanction) movement has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. BDS opposes the illegal activities of the Israeli Government in denying the human and civil rights of civilians targeted by…

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“Hurricane Israel” causes more damage than “Hurricane Harvey”

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“Hurricane Israel” causes more damage than “Hurricane Harvey”

“Hurricane Israel” causes more damage than “Hurricane Harvey” Growing extremism in the BDS movement is weakening the Palestinian fight for justice. BDS can be so much more effective and powerful if it focused less on hating Israel and boycotting reality and instead focusing more on its core strength, exposing Israel’s government civil rights violations and…

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Appeal from Jewish Voice for Peace

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Appeal from Jewish Voice for Peace

Jewish Voice for Peace takes on bias in the United Auto Workers (UAW) and other unions that have turned their backs on human rights By Karen Ackerman I was the Political Director of the AFL-CIO (the largest federation of unions in the U.S.) for 8 years. But long-before I worked for the AFL-CIO, one of my…

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Keeping the Momentum Going – Seek ICC Membership

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Keeping the Momentum Going – Seek ICC Membership

Keeping the Momentum Going – Seek ICC Membership By Fadi Zanayed The momentum towards achieving a Palestinian State is swinging in favor of the Palestinians. With increased activity by Palestinians and supporters on social media sites with the Boycott;Divestment and Sanctions Movement (BDS); at college campuses, and in international diplomatic levels, the momentum has shifted….

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Loyola University group votes to divest from companies supporting illegal Israeli occupation

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Loyola University group votes to divest from companies supporting illegal Israeli occupation

Loyola University group votes to divest from companies supporting illegal Israeli occupation By Ray Hanania In the face of growing legislation that would punish any company, school or organization that “boycotts” Israel, Loyola University became the first Jesuit University to approve a resolution to divest from any business that profits from the illegal and oppressive…

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