Posts Tagged ‘boycott’

Palestinians call for boycott of German festival

Tamara Nassar Activism and BDS Beat 18 June 2019 American rapper Talib Kweli canceled from two German gigs over support for the BDS movement. (Steven Pisano / Flickr) Palestinians are calling for a boycott of the German festival that disinvited American rapper Talib Kweli because of his support for BDS – the boycott, divestment and sanctions […]

240 Israelis and Jews urge Germany not to enforce anti-Boycott law

Palestinians in Gaza protest against the German Parliament decision on BDS on 23 May 2019 [Mohammed Asad/Middle East Monitor] A significant number of Israeli and Jewish intellectuals publicly denounced Germany’s “deceitful” anti-BDS bill, the first of its kind in Europe. [Nathan Thrall summarizes the birth and goals of BDS: The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement […]

Why Palestinians are calling for a boycott of Puma

Palestinians activists are protesting this weekend at storefronts and offices for the German athletic wear manufacturer Puma. The reason? Puma sponsors the Israel Football Association (IFA), which includes six teams in settlements in the West Bank. Last year Puma signed a four-year sponsorship deal with the IFA to provide equipment, including the kits, for all […]

Lebanon Rejects US-Led Summit in Bahrain, Backs Palestinian Boycott

By Staff, Agencies Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil says his country is boycotting the forthcoming US-led conference in Bahrain in support of President Donald Trump’s controversial proposal for “peace” between the “Israeli” regime and Palestinians, dubbed the “Deal of the Century,” because Palestinians are not taking part in the event. “We will not participate in […]

Palestinians protest German attack on right to boycott Israeli apartheid

Ali Abunimah Activism and BDS Beat 24 May 2019 Palestinians hold banners during a protest against the German parliament’s vote equating the BDS movement with anti-Semitism, outside Germany’s diplomatic mission in Gaza City on 23 May. A similar march took place a day earlier in the Israeli-occupied West Bank city of Ramallah. Mahmoud Ajjour APA […]

Netflix threatens to boycott Georgia if the state disallows the gruesome murder of unborn babies

(Natural News) The Leftist death cult is having a demonic meltdown over the four states-and-counting that have enacted so-called “heartbeat” laws to protect the lives of unborn human children from being aborted once their heartbeats are able to be detected. And joining this fray of Moloch-worshiping Satanism is none other than the […]

Russia & China Boycott US Led Conference To End Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

China and Russia will not participate in a US-led conference to promote what they call the ‘Deal of the Century’ to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Russia’s Foreign Minister has warned that the so-called peace plan is doomed to fail, will “ruin everything” gained from previous efforts and will fail to guarantee a Palestinian state based […]

The Boycott Begins: Chinese Company Orders Employees To "Stop Using American Products, Eating At KFC"

In a harbinger of what’s to come as the US-China trade war gets worse by the day, a Chinese company has told all of its employees to boycott American products and halt international travels to the U.S., reported The Epoch Times. Jinggang Motor Vehicle Inspection Station notified all employees last Thursday, May 16 that the […]

Despite Palestinian boycott, UAE and Saudi Arabia to attend US-led conference in Bahrain

Palestinian officials are doubling down on their plans to boycott a US-led conference in Bahrain next month aimed at garnering regional support for President Donald Trump’s peace plan. The White House announced Sunday that it will be co-hosting what it described as an “economic workshop” with the Gulf country, aimed at encouraging Arab economic investments […]

Activists call for mass boycott of Airbnb on May 15

Occupied West Bank (QNN)- After home rental company Airbnb reversed its decision to delist illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, a Palestinian campaign is calling on people worldwide to deactivate their Airbnb accounts on Wednesday, May 15. The global coalition behind the #deactivateAirbnb campaign asks people around the world to deactivate their Airbnb […]

The Eurovision boycott row confirms it: Palestinian lives don’t matter

By Arwa Mahdawi Eurovision has always been an exercise in bad taste, but this year’s event takes things to an extreme. If you want to enjoy the kitschy song contest, which will take place from 14 to 18 May in Tel Aviv, Israel, then you have got to ignore the bloody political context that surrounds […]

Queer activists spoof YMCA in Graham Norton appeal to boycott Eurovision

Editor’s Note: The following is a statement  from London Palestine Action. Mondoweiss occasionally publishes press releases and statements from organizations in an effort to draw attention to overlooked issues. Queer activists today released a spoof version of YMCA to urge Graham Norton to boycott Eurovision, because of Israel’s treatment of Palestinians. Norton is due to […]

‘Beautiful Diverse Sensational’: Israel sets up fake Eurovision boycott page to counter BDS campaign

For most people who follow the issue, the acronym ‘BDS’ refers to the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement, which aims to financially pressure Israel into improving treatment of Palestinians. However, according to a new website promoted via ads on Google, it now stands for how Israel is “beautiful, diverse, sensational.” Despite the deceptive URL and the […]

Gaza artists urge Eurovision singers to boycott Israel

Palestinian artists called on Eurovision song contestants to boycott the international music competition that Israel is hosting next week. The Gaza Strip-based Palestinian Artists Association said Wednesday that Israel is using the event to “perpetuate oppression, promote injustice or whitewash a brutal apartheid regime”. The artists cited the killing of more than 60 Palestinians during […]

Gaza cultural centers and artists call for a boycott of Eurovision 2019

May 9, 2019 Besieged Gaza, Occupied Palestine We are Palestinians representing Gaza cultural centres and musicians and singers from Gazavision and we call for a global boycott of the Eurovision song contest held in Apartheid Israel on 18th May. In the midst of twelve years of Israeli siege of the Gaza Strip and decades of […]

France threatens to boycott Eurovision over Israeli TV show depicting French contestant as terrorist

Set to air in May, the three-part series called ‘Douze Points’ (‘twelve points’ in French, the highest score you can receive at Eurovision) is about a French-Algerian Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) terrorist posing as a gay man who manages to secure a place in the high-profile international song contest – ostensibly in hopes of […]

Let’s Boycott israel (apartheid state) and Its Friends

In his recent article “Averting World Conflict with China” Ron Unz has come up with an intriguing suggestion for the Chinese government to turn the tables on the December 1st arrest of Meng Wanzhou in Canada. Canada detained Mrs. Meng, CFO of the world’s largest telecoms equipment manufacturer Huawei, at the request of the United […]

Possible Congressional move on Israel Anti-Boycott Act alarms activists

Pro-Palestine and free speech activists who have been mobilizing against the Israel Anti-Boycott Act are sounding an alarm about rumors of a secret attempt this week to slip the legislation, which the ACLU has declared unconstitutional even in its revised form, into the must-pass House spending bill. Despite having 292 House cosponsors and 58 in […]

Boycott Racist Einstein!

Christopher Jon Bjerknes Please spread the word. Source Article from Related Posts Liberals Blast ‘Racist’ ‘Trump’ Quotes, Then Learn They’re Joe Biden Quotes Liberal students from Marymount University in Virginia slammed a series of “racist” comments they believed were The Racist Roots Of American Policing: From Slave Patrols To Traffic Stops Outrage over racial profiling and the […]

Chutzpah: Saudis launch ‘boycott Amazon’ campaign over WaPo’s coverage of Khashoggi case

     The boycott comes a few days after the Washington Post published Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s op-ed in which he specifically urged Riyadh to answer key questions on the death of Saudi journalist and Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul last month. Thousands of Twitter users in Saudi Arabia have pushed for the […]

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