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Open Letter to Trinity College President and Dean on Call for Boycott Against Israel | www.jadaliyya.com

The following open letter was issued by the below signatories, all of whom are faculty at Trinity College and are writing in response to recent statement by the college's president and dean vis-a-vis the American Studies Association's recent decision to boycott Israeli academic institutions in accordance with the Palestinian call for boycott, divestment, and sanctions against Israel.

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South Africa’s Ruling Party Endorses Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions Against Israel | Common Dreams

The ANC is ‘unapologetic in its view that the Palestinians are the victims and the oppressed in the conflict with Israel’ – Andrea Germanos  The African National Congress, South Africa’s ruling party, endorsed on Thursday the call for boycott, divestment and sanctions against Israel, known as BDS, making it its official policy. “The ANC is unequivocal in its support for ...

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Campaigners welcome Co-operative Group move to end trade links with companies that source goods from illegal settlements | boycottisraelnetwork.org

Palestine human rights campaigners today welcomed news that the UK’s fifth biggest food retailer, The Co-operative Group, will “no longer engage with any supplier of produce known to be sourcing from the Israeli settlements”. The Co-op’s decision, notified to campaigners in a statement, will immediately impact four suppliers, Agrexco, Arava Export Growers, Adafresh and Mehadrin, Israel’s largest agricultural export company. ...

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Who Owns the Palestine Solidarity Movement? | Counterpunch

It is Their Land, Their Struggle, and Their Future on the Line A few years ago, after I spoke at a conference in South Africa, Ronnie Kasrils, then the country’s Minister for Intelligence Services, leaned towards me and said, “I agree with everything you said, but in order for the boycott of Israel to become adopted by world governments, the ...

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Joe Catron: Gaza’s New Youth Movement | CounterPunch

On a warm, sunny afternoon, I met Eman Sourani and Rana Baker in an airy outdoor café several blocks from the port of Gaza. Both are members of the Palestinian Students’ Campaign for the Academic Boycott of Israel (PSCABI). Sourani, a 22-year-old English literature student at Al-Aqsa University, cofounded the group after Operation Cast Lead in January 2009, while Baker, ...

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