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Monday December 15, 2014 - 02:01
The Belgian city council of Molenbeek voted to exclude businesses active in the Israeli occupation of Palestine in its bid for surveillance cameras, reports the Workers' Party of Belgium (PTB). Full Story
Photo: Algemeiner
Saturday December 13, 2014 - 00:42
Historic: UAW 2865, UC student-worker union, becomes first major American labour union to support divestment from Israel by membership vote. In solidarity with Palestinian workers and students, voting members approve call for divestment by 65 percent; 52 percent pledged to support academic boycott. Full Story
Tuesday December 09, 2014 - 01:19
Israeli soldiers invaded Nabi Saleh during the Palestinian village’s weekly Friday demonstration and shot one young Palestinian in the leg with .22 caliber live ammunition. The soldiers also fired tear gas canisters at demonstrators, along with more rounds of the .22 live caliber bullets. Full Story
Photo: Melbourne Palestine Action Group
Thursday December 04, 2014 - 22:32
The Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul has cancelled a major collaboration deal with Israeli military company Elbit Systems in the wake of protests over the firm’s role in oppression of Palestinians. Full Story
(Photo: Hamde Abu Rahma)
Sunday November 30, 2014 - 20:23
A peaceful protest by activists from Palestinian popular committees successfully blocked the Jerusalem – Jericho road Friday in their ongoing protest against Israeli policies to ethnically cleanse the Palestinian Bedouin communities from “Area C”. Full Story
Sunday November 30, 2014 - 03:09
Today in al-Khalil (Hebron) families gathered to stage a peaceful demonstration protesting the continuing closure of the Shuhada checkpoint. The rally consisted of approximately 50 Palestinians, of all ages. The protesters met outside of the closed checkpoint at 1 pm, armed with nothing but Palestinian flags. Full Story
Friday November 21, 2014 - 05:40
Divestment organizers at UCLA, representing a wide coalition of students from all backgrounds and sectors of campus, celebrated a milestone victory for social justice with the passage of "A Resolution to Divest from Companies Engaged in Violence against Palestinians." Full Story
Sunday November 16, 2014 - 22:47
Friday morning around 50 Palestinian and international activists used makeshift bridges to cross the Apartheid wall between Qalandiya and Northern Jerusalem. This non-violent direct action was in response to the restrictions Israel had placed on Palestinian worshippers wishing to access Al-Aqsa Mosque in the past months.
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Saturday November 15, 2014 - 02:23
Palestinian photographer Haitham al Khateeb was injured by a tear gas canister in his leg, Friday, while dozens of participants suffered from teargas inhalation at the Bil'in weekly demonstration, near Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank. Full Story
Sunday November 09, 2014 - 23:32
Following the killing of 22-year old Kheir al-Din Hamdan, by Israeli police in Kfar Kana village in the Galilee on Friday, Israeli forces have moved into the area, attacking the thousands of mourners at the victim's funeral, and again attacking protests that took place throughout the area on Sunday. Full Story
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