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Why stop with Elbit?

Amira Hass | Ha’aretz 9 September 2009 The question is not why Norway divested from the defense electronics giant Elbit Systems, but why only now, and why only from that company? The country that gave the name of its capital ...

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Oslo pressured to dump Africa Israel as well

Nimrod Halpern | Ha’aretz 7 September 2009 A day after Norway announced its divestment from holdings in electronics defense company Elbit Systems for ideological reasons, human rights organizations are calling on Oslo to dump its holdings in Africa Israel Investments ...

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Ahava drops spokesperson amid public relations fiasco

For Immediate Release: 4 September 2009 A first victory for CODEPINK’s “Stolen Beauty” campaign The Israeli cosmetics company, Ahava, which illegally manufactures and appropriates its products in occupied Palestinian territory, has dropped its spokesperson Kristin Davis amid a public relations ...

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Did Leviev’s empire succumb to boycott?

Alternative Information Center (AIC) 2 September 2009 On 31 August 2009, Lev Leviev, the sixth richest Israeli according to Forbes Magazine, convened a press conference and announced that his company Africa Israel will be unable to meet its financial obligations ...

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Can we talk? The Middle East “peace industry”

Faris Giacaman | The Electronic Intifada 20 August 2009 Upon finding out that I am Palestinian, many people I meet at college in the United States are eager to inform me of various activities that they have participated in that ...

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