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CUPE Ontario votes in Support of Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions Against Israeli ApartheidElectronic Intifada/CAIA - Resolution 50 expresses CUPE Ontario’s support for the international campaign of boycott, divestment and sanctions until Israel meets its obligations to recognize the Palestinian people’s inalieable right to self-determination and fully complies with international law including resolution 194 calling for the right of return of Palestinian refugees31/5/2006
U.K. academics vote on Israeli boycottAlan Cowell -The New York Times- "Britain`s biggest association of teachers in higher education approved Monday a resolution urging its 67,000 members to consider boycotting Israeli academics who fail to renounce what it called Israel`s `apartheid policies.` "30/5/2006
CUPE in Ontario votes to boycott IsraelCBC News - "Delegates to the Canadian Union of Public Employees Ontario convention in Ottawa voted overwhelmingly Saturday to support the campaign until it sees Israel recognizing the Palestinians` right to self-determination."30/5/2006
Weekly update and call for actionRabbis for human rights 28/5/2006
Protest march & demonstration in Tel Aviv Saturday, 3.6.06, 19:00Coalition of Israeli groups - Please join us with simultaneous protests in your country against boycott of elected Palestinian Authority 27/5/2006
New Profile letter to PCUSA in support of divestmentWe wish to assure PCUSA that it is no more anti-Semitic to criticize and oppose Israeli government policies than it was anti-American to oppose the Vietnam war. 24/5/2006
Weekly Update and Call To ActionRabbis for Human Rights - Office Warming/Celebrating Niwano/Volunteers needed21/5/2006
2 Protests reported by ISM about Shufat Refugee Camp and Bil`in ISM - WAFA - " Israeli Soldiers Violently Prevent Shufat Refugee Camp Resident from Walking to Al-Aqsa Mosque. " " IOF Injures 26 Protestors in Bil`in. " 20/5/2006
British Professor Refuses Request to Write Article for Israeli Journal as Part of his Academic Boycott against Israel WAFA - " "Alas, I am unable to accept your kind invitation, for reasons that you may not like. I have, along with many other British academics, signed the academic boycott of Israel, in the face of the brutal and illegal expansionism and the slow-motion ethnic cleansing being practiced by your government," 19/5/2006
Tear Gas Clouds in the Center of A-RamGush Shalom – “It should be mentioned that the violent behavior of the army happens under the command of Amir Peretz, and seems to be even worse than before, under Shaul Mofaz. The day before, policemen in Bil`in had shot two international activists and a foreign photographer in the head with rubber coated steel bullets… It is also important to note that in this demonstration a complete national unity of all Palestinian factions was achieved. The Hamas representatives did not refuse to march side by side with the Israeli peace activists”15/5/2006
International Peace Activists Shot by IOF in Bil`in Released from HospitalWAFA – “International Solidarity Movement (ISM) said Sunday in a press release, that Phillip Reiss from Australia was released today, and BJ Lund from Denmark, was released yesterday from the Tel Hashomer hospital in Tel Aviv. They are still recovering from their injuries and will meet with a lawyer to talk about the possibilities for suing the Israeli Military, after Israeli Border Police shot them in the head with rubber bullets at close range” 15/5/2006
Important action to support the Presbyterian selective divestment process !A letter writing action - Editor`s note: for obvious reasons, this action is intended mainly for israeli citizens or people who have close connections to Israel. The aim of the campaign is to prevent the opponents of selective divestment from portraying the Presbyterian campaigners as `Antisemites` , or smear them in some other way.14/5/2006
Weekly update - volunteers neededRabbis for Human Rights - Niwano Peace Prize awarded last week to Rabbis for Human Rights *** Planting and plowing 14/5/2006
Israeli soldiers shoot and injure peaceful anti-wall demonstrators at Bil`inInternational Solidarity updates -"I saw blood gushing out of his head, and helped bandage it. As we were getting him into the ambulance an Israeli soldier grabbed his long hair and they all tried to stop him from leaving in the ambulance even though they knew he was injured"13/5/2006
A Joint March of Palestinians and Israelis , A-Ram, Jerusalem , Saturday, May 13th, 11AM" No to Walls and Checkpoints Yes to Negotiations – No to Unilateral "Convergence" Jerusalem Open to All Her Residents "12/5/2006
Bilin demonstration: Si se Puede!Join the people of Bilin for a demonstration against the wall, this Friday May 64/5/2006
protest against the settlers` violence and the indifference of the security forces in South Mt. Hebron - Sat 6/5Taayush - Last week, for instance, children from Tuba were attacked on their way back from school by settlers from Maon and in spite of the presence of military and police forces, the harassment of the children continued for a whole hour till Ta`ayush activists reached the spot. Settlers from Avigail, Soussia and its out-posts continue to attack Palestinians living in the region and damage their property, and the security forces manage always to arrive when it is too late.4/5/2006
King orders aid to PalestiniansJordan Times -"A convoy of 25 trucks laden with 400 tonnes of food and humanitarian assistance will leave for the Palestinian territories today."16/5/2006
Palestinians mark Israel`s creation amid air strikeCharles Levinson -AFP/Yahoo News - "... a new survey found that 65 percent of Israelis and Palestinians believe no Middle East peace agreement is possible during Olmert`s four-year term of office." 16/5/2006
Stop a Home Demolition -- Help Us Send 2,000 Letters to Mayor of Jerusalem Rabbis for Human Rights — North America - " The 450 rabbis who signed the open letter on home demolitions contributed to Israel`s decision to cancel Rabbi Ascherman`s conviction. Your 200 letters helped avert a demolition in March. " 4/5/2006
Free Adnan Nimar!International Solidarity Movement - "Please give to the ISM legal fund and help us release Adnan Ahmad Nimer, a 19 year-old activist from Beit Sira. Let the people of Beit-Sira know that they are not alone."17/5/2006
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