Posts Tagged ‘boycott’

Families Of 1972 Munich Olympic Terror Attack Threaten To Boycott Anniversary Unless Germany Coughs Up ‘Normal’ Compensation

(Algemeiner) Who would have ever predicted that the family members of Jews who were killed — allegedly by the Palestinian terror group Black September 50 years ago at the Summer Olympics in Munich, Germany — are now demanding up to ten times what they originally agreed upon in compensation 20 years ago? Families of the […]

Families Of 1972 Munich Olympic Terror Attack Threaten To Boycott Anniversary Unless Germany Pays More Compensation

(Algemeiner) Who would have ever predicted that the family members of Jews who were killed — allegedly by the Palestinian terror group Black September 50 years ago at the Summer Olympics in Munich, Germany — are now demanding up to ten times what they originally agreed upon in compensation 20 years ago? Families of the […]

Families Of 1972 Munich Olympic Terror Attack Threaten To Boycott Anniversary Unless Germany Pays More Compensation

(Algemeiner) Who would have ever predicted that the family members of Jews who were killed — allegedly by the Palestinian terror group Black September 50 years ago at the Summer Olympics in Munich, Germany — are now demanding up to ten times what they originally agreed upon in compensation 20 years ago? Families of the […]

Governors who criminalized BDS in their states demand boycott of Russia

A number of U.S. lawmakers have called for a boycott targeting Russia following the invasion of Ukraine, but some of the same politicians are responsible for their states’ anti-BDS laws. “Today I sent a letter to the Liquor Control Board urging them to remove Russian-sourced products from stores and cease selling them ASAP,” tweeted Pennsylvania […]

Diplomatic Boycott of the Beijing Olympics is Washington’s Self-inflicted Wound

The confrontation with China taken by Washington in recent years is being pursued not only on the economic front, with numerous sanctions against Chinese companies, but in politics as well, with the US creating various anti-Chinese blocs, such as AUKUS, provoking Taiwanese separatism, launching an information campaign criticizing alleged human rights violations in the Xinjiang […]

Administrative detainees boycott Israel courts

Palestinian administrative detainees in Israeli jails have decided to boycott Israeli courts from next month, Arab48 reported yesterday. The announcement was made during a press conference held in the head office of the PLO’s Prisoners and Freed Prisoners Commission in Ramallah. According to the announcement, all Palestinian prisoners announced they would support the measure carried out by administrative […]

Black Lives Matter Calls For Xmas Boycott of “White Companies”

A person professing his support for Black Lives Matter started a GoFundMe page to raise money for Christmas parade massacre culprit Darrell Brooks, asserting that Brooks was a victim of racism. Yes, really. Brooks was charged with five counts of intentional homicide after ramming his SUV into dozens of people during the horrific attack in […]

‘Farce’: China dismisses UK, Canada diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Games

China on Thursday dismissed the decision by Canada and the United Kingdom to join Washington’s diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games as a “farce.” China is also not concerned that the officials’ absence would spark a chain reaction, and numerous heads of state, government leaders and members of royal families have registered […]

Canada Joins Diplomatic Boycott Of Beijing Winter Olympics

TORONTO (AP) — Canada will join the United States, the United Kingdon and Australia in a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Winter Olympics over human rights concerns, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday. The announcement came after the White House, the Australian government and the UK government confirmed diplomatic boycotts of the Winter Games in […]

Avengers Announce Diplomatic Boycott Of Thanos

EARTH—As the villain Thanos continues his campaign of genocide across the galaxy, Earth’s mightiest heroes, the Avengers, have decided to retaliate with one of their most feared weapons: a diplomatic boycott. “This time, we have to hit Thanos right where it hurts, by launching a mild attack on his political reputation,” said Captain America as he […]

Biden’s Diplomatic Boycott of Beijing’s 2022 Winter Olympics Draws Applause and Criticism

A group of U.S. lawmakers and former U.S. officials are calling on the Biden administration to do more than just imposing a diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics. The diplomatic boycott was announced by White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Dec. 6, saying that Washington “cannot proceed with business as usual” in […]

US announces diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics

The United States will stage a diplomatic boycott of the upcoming Winter Olympics in Beijing to protest Chinese human rights abuses, the White House said on Monday China has vowed to greet the move with “firm countermeasures.” White House press secretary Jen Psaki says US athletes will continue to compete and will “have our full […]

‘Girls Night In’: UK bars and clubs close in solidarity with anti-spiking boycott

Several bars and nightclubs in the UK have said they are closing on Wednesday to “stand in solidarity” with a nationwide protest at the number of young female clubbers being drugged on nights out – often as a prelude to attempted sexual assault. The closures coincide with a one-night boycott of venues in over 30 […]

Normal People Boycott Israel

18 Oct, 2021 16:36Get short URL © Twitter / @protestencil Follow RT onGuerilla bus stop advertisements reading “Normal people boycott Israel” went on display in London on Saturday, in solidarity with writer Sally Rooney for what its creators called her “principled stand” against Tel Aviv. Prolific “subvertising agency” Protest Stencil unveiled its latest mainstream discourse-disrupting advert at […]

Iraq’s parliamentary vote marred by boycott, voter apathy

Polls closed at 1500 GMT following 11 hours of voting. Results are expected within the next 24 hours, according to the independent body that oversees Iraq’s election. But negotiations to choose a prime minister tasked with forming a government are expected to drag on for weeks or even months. The election was the sixth held […]

Iraqi Vote Spurred By 2019 Mass Protests Is Marred By Voting Boycott

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqis voted Sunday in parliamentary elections held months ahead of schedule as a concession to a youth-led popular uprising against corruption and mismanagement. But the voting was marked by widespread apathy and a boycott by many of the young activists who thronged the streets of Baghdad and Iraq’s southern provinces in late […]

Boycott Duty Free Americas: Don’t buy airport goods that fund Israeli settlers

The article was originally published by Truthout on October 6, 2021. Palestinian lawyer Mohammed Khatib once dreamed of bringing his own children back to ride the swing in the roman olive tree where he used to play as a child, but that vision was shattered by the ongoing illegal expansion of Israeli settlements. “I always […]

Boycott Puma – Pass It On

Groups from New Zealand to South Africa to North America prepare for the #BoycottPUMA Global Day of Action. PUMA’s celebrity ambassadors and business partners raise ethical concerns and join nearly 60,000 people calling on PUMA to end its support for Israeli apartheid. It’s not a good time to be PUMA’s CEO. Last month we learned […]

Boycott Mandatory Vaccinations on Our Campuses! Launching the Free University as the Resistance Grows

Boycott mandatory vaccinations on our campuses! Launching the Free University as the Resistance growshttps://youtu.be/A0YnenTbvUE Republic Co-Convener Kevin Annett – Eagle Strong VoiceThe Free University of the Republic of Kanata is opening today, September 8, as an alternative to the covid police state and mandatory vaccinations being established on Ontario college campuses.Kevin Annett – Eagle Strong Voice […]

Activists launch campaign to boycott Duty Free Americas over support for Israeli settler organizations

The South Florida Coalition for Palestine is calling for a boycott of Duty Free Americas over the Miami-based company’s connection to illegal Israeli settlements and the forced expulsion of Palestinians. The Duty Free Americas chain is owned by the Falic family, who operate more 180 stores at airports and border crossings in the United States […]

French Citizens Reportedly Boycott Vax Passports By Picnicking In Front of Empty Vax-Only Restaurants

By Matt Agorist “The health pass will never be a right of access that discriminates among the French. It cannot be made compulsory for access to everyday places,” French President Emmanuel Macron pledged in April during an interview with the regional press. However, less than three months later and Macron conducted an about-face. In July, […]

What? A World Boycott of US Products Until US Stops Its Embargo of Cuba and Leaves Guantanamo?

  A Half-century Long Brutal USA Embargo Against Tiny Cuba! 184 Nations Vote For its End & Against US & Israel  NEW YORK, June 23 (Reuters) – ‘U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration continued Washington’s tradition of voting against an annual United Nations General Assembly resolution calling for an end to a U.S. economic embargo on […]

Boycott beyond the Settlements!

Reaction to the recent announcement by Ben & Jerry’s that they will no longer allow their ice cream to be sold in illegal Israeli settlements has highlighted a new and encouraging trend among Palestine solidarity activists. Social media was full of posts about the limitations of boycotts that address only Israeli settlements and the need […]

Inspiring: US Women’s Soccer Team To Boycott Scoring Goals Until Racism Is Defeated

Inspiring: US Women’s Soccer Team To Boycott Scoring Goals Until Racism Is Defeated TOKYO—People were stunned after the U.S. women’s soccer team lost to Sweden in the Olympics this week by a score of 3-0—until the team revealed they are boycotting scoring any goals until racism is defeated. “Yeah, we didn’t score any goals against Sweden […]

NYC EMTs, Paramedics To Boycott Parade Honoring COVID First Responders

Above Photo: Gardiner Anderson/for New York Daily News Thousands of city frontline workers — including paramedics and emergency medical technicians — plan to boycott Mayor de Blasio’s Hometown Heroes ticker tape parade Wednesday. Members of FDNY EMS will not be marching up the Canyon of Heroes unless they are on duty and working, union leaders […]

The challenge, and opportunity, of boycott campaigns in the occupied lands of Palestine

Editor’s Note: A version of this article was originally published in Arabic on the Palestinian website Metras. The article sheds light on the specific challenges of carrying out economic boycotts of Israel within the occupied lands of Palestine. It was written in the context of the National Economic Week boycott campaign in Palestine, which took […]

Boycott Juneteenth 2022

Boycott Juneteenth 2022 Above Photo: Michael A. McCoy / Getty. Backed By Popular Demands. It’s patronizing to say this is a step in the right direction; especially when some roads are littered with landmines. Every once in a while, I imagine myself watching the news with Frederick Douglass to gauge American progress since his era. […]

Algeria election: Turn-out low after opposition calls for a boycott

Initial reports point to a low turn-out in Algeria’s parliamentary election on Saturday. It’s the first such poll since the gas-rich North African nation’s longtime President Bouteflika was forced to resign two years ago. The Hirak protest movement had called for a boycott of the election over a crackdown by authorities on weekly rallies. New […]

The power of the cultural boycott of Israel

The first time I visited Matanzas’ massive Castillo de San Severino, a centuries-old oceanfront structure built by enslaved Africans, the experience was personally transformative for several reasons. On one hand, this UNESCO world heritage site exquisitely honors the structure and the island’s intertwined histories with Spanish colonization and African enslavement, while on the other works […]

Hundreds Of Musicians Sign Onto Boycott Letter

Stand In Solidarity With Palestine. Hundreds of musicians, including members of Rage Against the Machine, have signed on to an open letter that asks other artists to boycott performances in Israel until it ends its occupation of Palestine. The Strokes’ Julian Casablancas, members of Cypress Hill, Patti Smith, Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters and System of […]

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