150 people squeeze into tiny boxes opposite Parliament to protest Gaza blockade

Posted on 14. Aug, 2014 by .

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More than 150 men, women and children squeezed into tiny wooden boxes opposite Parliament this morning to put pressure on the Government to help lift the blockade on Gaza. The protest sought to show the conditions Palestinians were currently living in, and kicked off a national campaign of action by the charity. Oxfam released a […]

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US activists to block Israeli cargo in mass shutdown of West Coast ports

Posted on 13. Aug, 2014 by .

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The Port of Oakland, California is one of the busiest shipping ports in the United States. On 16 August, it will also be a flashpoint of the growing global movement for boycott, divestment and sanctions against Israel. A diverse coalition of groups is coming together to shut down the port and prevent the offloading of […]

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‘You’re dead, you deserve to be dead – you started it’: Joan Rivers in astonishing attack on ‘stupid’ Palestinians

Posted on 08. Aug, 2014 by .

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Joan Rivers has said she has no sympathy for the plight of the Palestinians in Gaza, declaring they ‘deserve to be dead’. The 81-year-old comedian launched a furious rant outside a Los Angeles airport, saying that the Palestinians who do not leave their homes are ‘idiots’ and that ‘at least the ones that were killed […]

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Toronto activists block morning traffic outside the Israeli consulate

Posted on 08. Aug, 2014 by .

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Over 40 people staged a die-in while many others held large signs reading ‘Canada: STOP supporting Israeli war crimes’, ‘Canada: STOP arming Israel’ and ‘End Israeli Apartheid’. The message was loud and clear as people gathered together to stage this non-violent action to hold the Canadian government accountable and demand that Canada not remain silent […]

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Tesco boycott demo over Gaza – Clarksfield, Oldham, UK

Posted on 04. Aug, 2014 by .

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The Clarksfield community turned out in force this weekend to urge people to boycott Tesco because it stocks Israeli goods. More than 40 people protested outside Tesco Express on Lees Road — holding banners saying “boycott Tesco” and “free Gaza” as well as waving Palestine flags. The peaceful, yet powerful, protest ran from 1 to 5pm […]

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Soros Fund No Longer Holds Shares of SodaStream

Posted on 04. Aug, 2014 by .

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Soros Fund Management LLC, the firm that invests the wealth of billionaire George Soros, sold its stake in SodaStream International Ltd. The investment firm bought $24.3 million of shares of the Israeli maker of home soda machines earlier this year, according to a May 15 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Michael Vachon, a […]

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BDS protests against Israeli goods in Whitechapel, East London

Posted on 02. Aug, 2014 by .

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KqhhcvXBuXc Supermarket giant Sainsbury’s in Whitechapel, East London was forced to shut up shop after protestors from the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement blocked the entrance on Saturday. Protesters demanded Sainsbury’s stop stocking and selling products made by companies with interests in Israel and settlement territory in Palestine. Security guards rolled down the shutters and […]

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Protesters tell Brixton Sainsbury’s “Stop selling Israeli Foods”

Posted on 02. Aug, 2014 by .

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Protesters occupied the entrance to Sainsbury’s, handing leaflets to shoppers urging them to boycott Israeli goods, particularly food grown in illegal settlements on Palestinian land and urging Sainsbury’s to stop profiting from Israeli war crimes. Protesters tell Brixton Sainsbury’s “Stop selling Israeli Foods” http://www.demotix.com/news/5432278/protesters-tell-brixton-sainsburys-stop-selling-israeli-foods

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Sainsbury’s forced to close due to demonstration in Birmingham

Posted on 02. Aug, 2014 by .

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Protesters have closed down a Sainsbury’s supermarket in Birmingham City Centre as part of a pro-Palestine demonstration. Calling on the retail giant to remove products sourced from Israel, demonstrators gathered outside the Union Street store this afternoon. Some protesters lay down on the floor in protest and security staff were seen pulling down shutters to […]

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Tesco withdraws West Bank products

Posted on 28. Jul, 2014 by .

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Tesco, the UK’s largest supermarket chain, says it will no longer sell products originating from the West Bank, starting this September. A spokesman for the supermarket said the move was not “politically motivated” and not connected to the Gaza conflict. The decision was part of a “regular product review process”, he said. The only West […]

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