Posts Tagged ‘cancels’

Tlaib refuses to ‘bow down to oppressive & racist policies,’ cancels Palestine trip over Israeli conditions

US Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib was told by Israel today that she could enter the West Bank for a humanitarian visit to her family so long as she agreed in writing not to “promote boycotts against Israel” on the trip. Following the Israeli government’s decision to bar her congressional delegation with Rep. Ilhan Omar over their […]

Saudi Arabia cancels death sentence against teen who led protests at the age of 13 years

Saudi Arabia is reported to have cancelled the death sentence issued against a teen, Murtaja Qureiris, now 18 years old, who led anti-government protests at the age of 13, Reuters quoted Saudi official as saying. The Saudi prosecution has sought the death penalty for 18-year-old Qureiris for allegedly committing a series of crimes, including […]

Trump Cancels Funding for Research Using Aborted Fetal Remains

President Trump has cancelled the funding for research at the University of California San Fransisco using human fetal tissue from abortions. The Health and Human Services Department said the decision to cancel the $2 million annual contract came after a “comprehensive review” of its regulations and statutes to ensure consistency and adequate oversight “in light […]

Trump cancels private meeting with UK PM May: Report

US President Donald Trump has reportedly decided to cancel a planned meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May during his three-day tour of the United Kingdom, as reports suggest he is more eager to meet Boris Johnson, the eurosceptic Conservative politician who has the highest chance of replacing May in late July. May’s office […]

Barcelona LGBTQ+ organisation cancels Eurovision party in solidarity with Palestinians

Barcelona’s long-established LGBTQIA organisation El Casal Lambda has cancelled this year’s edition of its annual Eurovision party at the city’s primary LGBTQIA centre, and joined over 100 LGBTQIA groups boycotting the contest in Tel Aviv, in solidarity with Palestinian human rights. In a statement on Wednesday, El Casal Lambda said they had cancelled the event, […]

After Outcry, ‘Israeli’ Delegation Cancels Bahrain Visit Citing ‘Security Concerns’

By Staff, Agencies A delegation from the ‘Israeli’ occupation entity that was due to attend a conference in Bahrain this week has pulled out due to alleged ‘security concerns’, the organizers claimed on Sunday. However, in fact, the cancelation comes after Bahrainis held an extensive campaign against the visit. A spokeswoman for Zionist so-called Economy […]

Departing Mattis cancels trip to Israel, saying Israel feels ‘betrayed’ on Syria decision

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Spanish city cancels Israeli women waterpolo match

Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions activists (BDS) succeeded on Monday in persuading Catalonian city of Molins de Rei not to host a scheduled women’s waterpolo match between Spain and Israel. The match was scheduled to take place on Tuesday afternoon as part of a European championship that serves as a preliminary to the world water-polo league […]

Sweden Cancels Traditional Christmas Show; Promotes Islamic Events

“Oh Holy Night,” a traditional Swedish Christmas concert that has aired on state TV on Christmas Eve for decades, has been canceled this year, according to Swedish news reports. Promotions for the largest outdoor Christmas concert in Scandinavia — and possibly the world — have been shelved at the same time the promotion of Islamic […]

US cancels visas for Palestinian ambassador’s family living in Washington

General news US State Department revokes PLO ambassador family visas: envoy WASHINGTON (Reuters) 16 Sept by Yara Bayoumy — The United States revoked visas for the family of the Palestine Liberation Organization ambassador, the envoy said on Sunday, the latest development in the worsening relations between the Trump administration and Palestinian leadership. Ambassador Husam Zomlot, […]

Spain Cancels Saudi Arms Sale Over Yemen War Crime Concerns

Though the United States and the United Kingdom receive the most widespread criticism for supplying weapons to the Saudi government, which has been condemned for causing thousands of civilian deaths in Yemen, other Western governments are also complicit. In 2015, the Spanish government sold the Kingdom 400 bombs in exchange for $10.6 million and in […]

Spain cancels sale of 400 bombs to Saudi Arabia

The Saudi-led coalition’s recent slaughter of Yemeni children has prompted the Spanish defense ministry to cancel a €9.2-million deal to sell Saudis 400 precision bombs. The Spanish Ministry of Defense announced on Monday that it will return the 9.2 million euros already paid by Saudi Arabia to buy 400 Spanish-made precision bombs […]

Lana Del Rey cancels her performance in Israeli festival

Lana Del Rey announced on Friday that she is cancelling her performance at Israeli Meteor Festival, which was scheduled to take place on September 7. “It is important to me to perform in both Palestine and Israel and treat all my fans equally,2 she wrote on twitter. “Unfortunately it has not been possible to line […]

US cancels over $200 million in aid to Palestinians

The US on Friday cut more than $200 million in aid to Palestine following a review initiated by President Donald Trump. A senior State Department official confirmed the move, saying that the funds originally intended for the West Bank and Gaza will instead by used for “high-priority projects elsewhere.” “At the direction of […]

When the Senate Cancels Vacation Who Pays?

When the Senate Cancels Vacation Who Pays? By Campaign For Liberty The taxpayers, silly! The Senate comes back from its truncated August recess tomorrow to consider two judicial nominations this week. Thats right. .. two nominations. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnells decision to shorten the August recess doesnt merely mean that Senators and staffers have […]

French President Macron Reportedly Indefinitely Cancels Visit to Israel

President of France Emmanuel Macron has taken the highly unusual decision of canceling a trip to Israel for the second time. Last year Macron said he had planned to visit Israel and the Palestinian Authority in spring 2018 to voice French support for the continuation of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. The trip was postponed to […]

Maxine Waters Cancels Events Following "Very Serious" Death Threats

Congresswoman Maxine Waters – who earlier this week urged her supporters to accost members of the Trump administration at restaurants and other public venues – has been forced to cancel a pair of public events after receiving a “very serious death threat.” The Congresswoman told CNN on Thursday that she’s seen an increase […]

Things Get Messi After Argentina Cancels Soccer Match with Israel

Argentina’s cancellation of a friendly against Israel because of Israeli attempts to exploit the match politically is likely to reverberate far beyond the world of soccer and spotlights the risks of Israeli efforts to persuade the international community to recognize Jerusalem as its capital. The Argentinian decision suggests that despite the fact several countries, including East […]

In Win For Boycott Movement, Argentine Soccer Team Cancels Match In Israel

Waking up to the news Wednesday that Argentina had canceled the match, Israeli leaders denounced Rajoub, saying it was his incitement against Messi and the Argentines that caused them to withdraw. They called Rajoub’s messages “terror threats.” In her initial response, Regev said that “since they announced they would play against Israel, various terror groups […]

Palestinians score as Argentina cancels Israel match

Ali Abunimah Activism and BDS Beat 6 June 2018 Argentina national team player Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring a goal for his club side Barcelona during a Spanish league match against Real Madrid, in Barcelona, 6 May. Joan Gosa Xinhua Palestinians are celebrating the news that Argentina – and its star Lionel Messi – will […]

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