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Dexia Israel stops financing Israeli settlements

Martijn Lauwens | ‘Israel colonises, Dexia finances’ Campaign 12 June 2009 The Belgian-French financial group Dexia has announced it will no longer finance Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories through its Israeli branch Dexia Israel. This is the result ...

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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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Royal Ontario Museum proceeds with unlawful exhibit

Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East 7 June 2009 Dear Friends, Later this month, the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) will be showcasing artifacts illegally seized by Israel in 1967 after it occupied East Jerusalem. In cooperating with ...

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Dubai, jewel in Israel’s sales crown

Alain Gresh | Le Monde 27 May 2009 With the exception of Egypt, all Arab states officially boycott Israel, blacklist Israeli companies and ban imports of Israeli products. The same countries frequently lead the voices calling for sanctions against Israel. ...

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Palestinian students call for the BDS of Israel

Palestinian Students’ Campaign for the Academic Boycott of Israel (PSCABI) 29 May 2009 “Gaza today has become the test of our indispensable morality and common humanity.” – Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) National Committee The Palestinian Students’ Campaign for the ...

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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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