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UK soccer leagues announce social media boycott against online racism

The English Premier League, the highest level of soccer in England, has joined forces to announce a social media boycott next weekend in response to continued online racist abuse of players. The boycott will take place across a full fixture program in the men’s and women’s professional game from 3 p.m. local time (1400 GMT) […]

In first, Zionist youth movement in U.K. to boycott Israeli ambassador

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The Threat to Boycott JNF Threatens American Jews

In February 2021, the board of the Jewish National Fund (JNF) – Keren Kayemet L’Israel, which has been developing the Land of Israel for over a century, voted to authorize the purchase of private land in or adjacent to Jewish communities in Judea-Samaria (the West Bank). A final vote will be held next week. In […]

NDP boycott resolution marks loss for Israel lobby, win for democracy

Canada’s leading social democrat and sometimes opposition faction, the New Democratic Party, passed a resolution Saturday, “Ending all trade and economic cooperation with illegal settlements in Israel-Palestine,” becoming Ottawa’s first major political group to endorse a partial boycott of Israel.  Over 80% of 2,000 delegates at the NDP policy convention voted in favor, 15% opposed. […]

Boycott the Universities!

Boycott the Universities! Tap News / Tapestry If you want to actually learn things, you are going to have to find some other ways to do it. I would suggest a library pass, an Ebay account, and an Abebooks account. You need some old books, written before the modern age. Rutgers and Cornell, as well […]

Former MLB Commissioner Criticizes League’s Georgia Boycott

Former Major League Baseball Commissioner Fay Vincent on Tuesday criticized the league’s current commissioner, Robert Manfred, for moving the All-Star game out of Atlanta, Georgia, in protest of election reforms enacted by the Peach State’s governor and legislature. In an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal, Vincent argued that Manfred likely made the decision to boycott […]

‘Biden Never Called For A Georgia Boycott,’ Says Jen Psaki As Biden Stands Right Behind Her Holding ‘Boycott Georgia’ Sign

‘Biden Never Called For A Georgia Boycott,’ Says Jen Psaki As Biden Stands Right Behind Her Holding ‘Boycott Georgia’ Sign WASHINGTON, D.C.—After an uproar from Georgia small businesses over MLB boycotting their state, many are demanding answers from President Biden who allegedly encouraged the boycott.  “Biden never called for a boycott of Georgia,” said Psaki. As […]

Sudan Cabinet Votes to End Israel Boycott

The Sudanese cabinet voted on April 6 to nullify a 1958 law forbidding the country from forging relations with Israel. The Jerusalem Post and Jewish News reported that in order for the move to be finalized, it needs to be approved by Sudan’s Sovereignty Council. The Sudanese cabinet, known as the Council of Ministers, also […]

State Department says it’s not considering joint boycott of 2022 Beijing Olympics

“The State Department Spokesperson did not say we had, contrary to some reporting. As the Department said, we regularly discuss common concerns vis-à-vis the PRC with our allies and partners. We will continue to do so, cognizant that a shared approach will always be in our interest,” the official said. In his briefing, Price emphasized […]

Trump demands MLB boycott after All-Star Game moved in ‘woke’ protest at Georgia voting law

Donald Trump has called for Americans to boycott “woke” Major League Baseball (MLB) after the organisation announced it would move its All-Star Game out of Georgia in protest of the state’s new voting law. “Baseball is already losing tremendous numbers of fans, and now they leave Atlanta with their All-Star Game because they are afraid […]

Donald Trump: ‘Boycott Baseball’ and ‘Woke Companies’ Opposing Georgia Election Law

President Donald Trump called for a boycott of Major League Baseball (MLB) Friday after they canceled the 2021 All-Star game in Atlanta to protest the new Georgia election law. “Boycott baseball and all of the woke companies that are interfering with Free and Fair Elections,” Trump wrote. “Are you listening Coke, Delta, and all!” Over […]

‘Facebook and Twitter? Boycott them, there are other sites’

March 1, 2021 by Caroline Glick Read on for article Mark Levin, a Jewish American talk radio host and former Reagan administration official, makes no effort to hide what he thinks. Mark Levin speaks at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland, Feb. 28, 2015. Credit: Gage Skidmore via Wikimedia Commons. […]

Law Students Announce Boycott Of Chevron Law Firm Seward & Kissel

Above photo: On his 500th day of house arrest, Steven Donziger addresses his supporters through a window of his Upper West Side apartment. From Law and Crime. For “Unethical” Private Prosecution of Human Rights Attorney Steven Donziger. New York – Students from over 50 leading U.S. law schools — including Stanford, Harvard, Yale, and New […]

Amos Oz’s daughter calls not to boycott his work, after accusing him of abuse

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Court challenges Arkansas law that aims to ban the boycott Israel movement

A federal appeals court struck a blow to the legality of an Arkansas law that aims to penalize the boycott Israel movement. In 2017, the state passed the law, which financially penalizes companies that do not renounce the boycott Israel movement. A federal Arkansas judge dismissed a challenge to it in 2019. But a federal […]

Calls for Bank of America boycott grow after data given to FBI

Customers are calling for a boycott of Bank of America, after a report that the bank handed over the account information of hundreds of innocent people in connection with the Jan. 6 deadly riots at the Capitol. At the request of the FBI, the country’s second-largest bank allegedly snooped through information of anyone making certain purchases […]

Human Rights Activists Urge Biden to Join Boycott of 2022 Beijing Olympics

A coalition of human rights advocates representing groups repressed by the Chinese Communist Party — including members of the Tibetan, Uyghur, Inner Mongolian, and Hong Kong communities — issued a call Thursday for the world to boycott the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, set to take place in Beijing. The groups urged the government of the […]

Why Biden must not boycott Hamas

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UF Students Announce Boycott Against Aramark

Above photo: Broc Bohne, 19, UF biology freshman, walks past a Papa John’s and Wendy’s in the J. Wayne Reitz Union food court on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021.  Chasity Maynard | The Independent Florida Alligator. The boycott began Tuesday to protest the food company’s prison labor usage. Four organizations are taking a stand against UF’s official food […]

Boycott US Products: How To Confront America’s Brutal Practices Economic Wise

Al-Ahed Exclusive As part of shedding more light on one form of resistance that is able to cause pain to the nation’s enemy, Al-Ahed News managed to have an exclusive interview with the spokeswoman of Boycott US Products [BUP] organization, who underscored that the journey of boycotting begins with a person choosing not to make […]

Some Arab council heads call to boycott meeting with Netanyahu on curbing violence in Arab society

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Gulf states reach deal to end three-year-old Qatar boycott, Kuwait announces

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France gives $10M to Palestinian group that promotes Israel boycott

The French government has allocated about $10 million to a Palestinian organization that is a leading promoter of the boycott Israel movement. Promoting that boycott has been found illegal in France in several high-profile cases. The French Development Agency, or AFD, which focuses on “on climate, biodiversity, peace, education, urban development, health and governance,” last […]

Latin American Academics Endorse Boycott Of Complicit Israeli Academic Institutions

170 academics from 17 Latin American countries have signed a public declaration for the academic boycott of Israel, in a show of solidarity with the Palestinian people, including the Palestinian academic community. Among the signatories are anthropologist Ochy Curiel, Colombian anthropologist Arturo Escobar, Maya-Kaqchikel thinker Aura Cumes Simón, Chilean historian Igor Alexis Goicovic Donoso, Chilean historian Sergio Grez Toso, Chilean artist Ingrid Wildi Merino, […]

Saudi Arabia says end to years-long boycott of Qatar is ‘in reach’

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s top diplomat said Friday that an end to the years-long boycott of Qatar by Saudi Arabia and three other Arab nations “looks in reach” for all involved, though he offered no details on how this feud would be resolved. The remarks by Saudi Prince Faisal bin Farhan […]

Australia Joins India in Boycott China Movement

Australian lawmakers and businesses called for a boycott of Chinese goods this week after Beijing hiked trade tariffs on a number of Australian products. A falsified image published by the Chinese Foreign Ministry depicting an Australian soldier beheading an Afghan child also generated outrage among Australians. Sam Kennard, the CEO of Australian Self Storage company […]

Hollywood Celebrities Who Pushed Georgia Boycott Over Abortion Are Now Leading Democrats’ Senate Fight

How much do Hollywood stars really care about Georgia? Here is one indication: Some of the same celebrities who threatened to boycott Georgia over its so-called “fetal heartbeat” abortion bill are now carpetbagging their way through the Peach State to support Democrat candidates for the Senate runoffs. They were ready to abandon Georgia in a […]

Dave Chapelle Tells Fans to Boycott His Old Comedy Central Show: ‘Do Not Watch It, Unless They Pay Me’

Comedian Dave Chappelle is urging people to boycott old episodes of his Comedy Central show, alleging that Hollywood executives have yet to pay him what he is owed on the popular but short-lived 2003 sketch series. “I’m begging you, if you ever liked me, if you ever think there was anything worthwhile about me, I’m […]

Jewish-Led Groups Condemn Pompeo For Declaring Boycott-Divestment Movement Anti-Semitic

Above photo: Sign on the wall in an anti-Zionist Jewish neighborhood in Jerusalem. Margaret Flowers. Proudly pro-BDS. “Our response to the false designation will be to… challenge Israeli policies of occupation and apartheid and galvanize public opinion for freedom and justice in Palestine,” vowed CodePink’s Medea Benjamin. Jewish peace activists led a wave of stinging […]

Brazilian filmmakers join boycott of Israeli government-sponsored LGBT film festival

Editor’s Note: The following press release was issued on November 19, 2020 by the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI). Mondoweiss occasionally publishes press releases and statements from organizations in an effort to draw attention to overlooked issues. Seven Brazilian filmmakers have pulled their films from TLVFest, the Israeli government-partnered LGBT […]

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