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Palestinian Freedom Riders to ride settler buses to Jerusalem

Palestine Freedom Riders

13 November 2011 | Freedom Riders Inspired by the Freedom Rides of the US Civil Rights Movement Palestinian activists will attempt to board segregated Israeli settler buses to occupied East Jerusalem Groups of Palestinian Freedom Riders will attempt to board ...

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Solidarity with the Palestinian Freedom Riders


10 November 2011 | Jewish Voice for Peace On November 15th, Palestinian activists will attempt to board segregated Israeli settler public transport headed to occupied East Jerusalem in an act of civil disobedience inspired by the Freedom Riders of the ...

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Plea to boycott firms with Israel link

Abbas Al Lawati | Gulf News 17 November 2009 Group urges GCC states to shun Alstom and Veolia involved in Occupied Jerusalem projects Dubai: A pressure campaign targeted at Gulf states was launched in Occupied Jerusalem on Monday by a ...

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Palestinian-led movement to boycott Israel is gaining support

Gal Beckerman | Forward 16 September 2009 Uzbekistan-born diamond mogul Lev Leviev announced late in August that his company, Africa-Israel, was drowning in debt of more than $5.5 billion that it could not repay. Over the next two days, shares ...

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Veolia likely to abandon rail project

Abbas Al Lawati | Gulf News 9 June 2009 Dubai: One of the two transport companies facing a lawsuit in France for their involvement in a controversial Israeli rail project in occupied East Jerusalem has reportedly planned to withdraw from ...

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Jerusalem rail operator jumps ship, Tel Aviv group isn’t even responding

Ha’aretz 8 June 2009 The light rail projects for Jerusalem and Tel Aviv are both facing difficulties. In a body-blow to the future Jerusalem light rail, the French company Veolia, which was supposed to run the train system after its ...

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Prevent Alstom from building the Haramain Express Railway

Saudi Arabia awarded French company Alstom a multi-million dollar contract for the construction of Haramain Express Railway, to link the holy cities of Makkah and Madina. Alstom is in violation of international law for its part in the construction of ...

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Palestine urges withdrawal of rail contract

Abbas Al Lawati | Gulf News 31 May 2009 Dubai: Palestinian officials have intensified diplomatic efforts to persuade Saudi Arabia to withdraw a multibillion dollar rail contract awarded to a firm alleged to be complicit in Israel’s expansion in Occupied ...

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The Israel boycott is biting

Nadia Hijab | Agence Global 30 April 2009 On May 4, protesters will greet Motorola shareholders, already disgruntled by the company’s losses, as they arrive for their annual meeting at the Rosemont Theater in Chicago, Illinois. The protest, organized by ...

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