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Activists tell Zim - Israeli ships not welcome in Vancouver
Locally-based activists, called out by the Boycott Israeli Apartheid Coalition (BIAC), are mounting a picket line at the Port of Vancouver's Delta Port facility at Roberts Bank, south of Vancouver, as...
IJV endorses United Church Working Group call to boycott settlement products
Independent Jewish Voices
The United Church of Canada's Working Group on Israel/Palestine Policy's report has been attacked by the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs. IJV is supporting the right of the Church to make its own...
Leonard Cohen urged to cancel Israel concert
British Committee for the Universities of Palestine
Leonard Cohen urged to cancel Israel concert.
Opponents of Israeli occupation greet truckers at port of Vancouver
Port truck traffic slowed to a crawl along the Deltaport causeway as a group of about 50 protesters approached drivers with leaflets containing information about the illegal Israeli blockade of Gaza.
Sources welcomes Independent Jewish Voices
Independent Jewish Voices
Sources welcomes a new member: Independent Jewish Voices. ndependent Jewish Voices represents Jews in Canada from diverse backgrounds, occupations and affiliations who have in common a strong commitme...
Sources welcomes Michael Riordon
Michael Riordon
Sources welcomes a new member: Michael Riordon. Canadian writer and documentary-maker Michael Riordon writes/directs/produces books and articles, audio, video and film documentaries, plays for radio a...
Toronto Declaration: No Celebration of Occupation
As members of the Canadian and international film, culture and media arts communities, we are deeply disturbed by the Toronto International Film Festival's decision to host a celebratory spotlight on ...
United Church of Canada Members Launch Campaign to Boycott Israeli Settlement Products
United Network for Justice and Peace in Palestine and Israel (UNJPPI)
The United Network for Justice and Peace in Palestine and Israel (UNJPPI), a Network of United Church of Canada members and supporters, is launching a campaign in cities across Canada to boycott produ...

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Boycott BP's Baku games
Rowell, Andy
Baku, the oil capital of Azerbaijan, is set to host the 2015 European games. However, it's not just fun and games in this city. Azerbaijan is a country famous for oppressing freedom of speech, abusing...
Chávez, César
Connexipedia Article
Mexican American farm worker, labour leader, and civil rights activist who, with Dolores Huerta, co-founded the National Farm Workers Association, which later became the United Farm Workers (UFW). (19...
Connexions Library: Organizing Focus Page
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles from the Connexions Online Library.
"If not now, when?" On BDS and 'singling out' Israel
Marqusee, Mike
This is an edited version of a letter I've sent to a relative in the US who's been trying to figure out the BDS issue in the wake of the recent onslaught against the American Studies Association's dec...
Israel Has Been 'Singled Out' in the US for a Very Long Time
To whom much is given, much is expected
Harrington, Thomas S.
The American Studies Association, the umbrella organization of academics devoted to the study of US literature, history and culture, recently voted to join the movement to boycott Israeli academic ins...
Israel/Palestine: Resources for peace, justice, and human rights
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Connexions Information Sharing Services
A selection of resources for those looking for a solution to the situation in Isreal/Palestine based on peace, justice, and human rights.
Israeli exports hit hard by Palestinian boycott, World Bank says
Murphy, Maureen Clare
The Electronic Intifada
The Palestinian campaign to boycott Israeli goods has exacted a major cost on Israel's exports to the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip. Even though the World Bank's report has modestly recognized so,...
The Last Refuge
Neve Gordon and the Boycott of Israel
Levy, Gideon
Let us admit the truth: The occupier deserves to be boycotted. As long as the Israelis pay no price for the occupation, the occupation will not end, and therefore the only way open to the opponents of...
Laura Ingraham's advertisers aren't really staging a boycott. It's a capital strike
Bruenig, Elizabeth
Washington Post
There are no regulations or laws preventing or even restricting capital strikes in the form of corporate activism, therefore social and political aspirations of capital always have an effective instru...
Montgomery Bus Boycott
A successful year-long protest against the segregation of buses in Montgomery, Alabama.
An open letter from Jewish academics and elders to McGill's administration regarding false allegations of student anti-Semitism
Independent Jewish Voices Canada
This letter was sent Nov. 13 to Principal Suzanne Fortier, Provost Christopher Manfredi, and Secretariat Board of Governors and Senate Maria Kontzidis.
Ottawa cites hate crime laws when asked about its 'zero tolerance' for Israel boycotters
Macdonald, Neil
CBC news
Blaney's office cites 'comprehensive' hate laws for new zero tolerance plans.
Resolutions Advocating a Boycott of Israel
Surin, Kenneth
The Modern Language Association (MLA) Delegate Assembly voted in Philadelphia on two resolutions, for and against, of an academic boycott of Israel.
The UK Is Among the World's Largest Suppliers of Weapons -- and Is Making Arms Boycotts Illegal
Despite human rights abuses, the UK continues to sell arms to Israel and crack down on dissent.
Schkolne, Maya
Through 'open' trade conventions such as the Security & Policing (S&P) exhibition and closed events such as the Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) fair, the UK allows local and intern...
United Church of Canada Members Launch Campaign to Boycott Israeli Settlement Products
Sources News Release
United Network for Justice and Peace in Palestine and Israel (UNJPPI)
The United Network for Justice and Peace in Palestine and Israel (UNJPPI), a Network of United Church of Canada members and supporters, is launching a campaign in cities across Canada to boycott produ...
The Wanted 18
Al Jazeera
A claymation comic that showcases the BDS movement through the establishment of a Palestinian dairy co-operative in Beit Sahour.

Sources Bookshelf

Our Way to Fight
Peace-work under siege in Israel-Palestine
Riordon, Michael
Documents the lives and work of grassroots peace activists, Israelis and Palestinians fighting for justice and human rights on both sides of the wall. The book also explore events that stirred people ...

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