World Council of Churches gives nod to Israeli divestment proposal

From the www.monabaker.com archive (legacy material) Stephen Brown | EPISCOPAL NEWS SERVICE | 21 February 2005 The World Council of Churches (WCC) on February 21 urged its members to consider economic measures to oppose Israeli occupation of Palestinian territory and praised the action of a U.S. denomination that has started a process of selective divestment from companies linked to the […]

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World Council of Churches Asks Members to Consider Bringing Economic Pressure on Israel

From the www.monabaker.com archive (legacy material) Rachel Zoll | Common Dreams | 23 February 2005 Published on Wednesday, February 23, 2005 by the Associated Press NEW YORK – The governing body of the World Council of Churches has asked its members to consider bringing economic pressure on companies that benefit from Israeli policy in the Palestinian territories. American Jewish leaders […]

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RESOLUTION ON UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN INVESTMENTS AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

From the www.monabaker.com archive (legacy material) Resolution adopted by UW-Platteville Faculty Senate | 25 January 2005 WHEREAS, American principles, values, and traditions emphasize the right of the individual to basic freedoms without regard to ethnic origin or religious affiliation and support the protection and extension of these freedoms to all peoples around the globe, and where the systematic denial of […]

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University of Wisconsin Faculty Call for Israel Divestment

From the www.monabaker.com archive (legacy material) Al Awda Press Release | 1 February 2005 (Madison, WI- 02/01/05) – The Faculty Senate of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville adopted a resolution last week demanding that the University divest from companies that provide the Israeli Army with weapons, equipment, and supporting systems. The resolution urges the University of Wisconsin Board of Regents to […]

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London Conference, a Prelude to Academic Boycott of Israel

From the www.monabaker.com archive (legacy material) Paul de Rooij | Washington Report on Middle East Affairs | January/February 2005 On Dec. 5, some 270 academics from around the world convened in London to discuss the implementation of a boycott of Israeli academic institutions and the severing of cultural links with Israel. The aim of the conference was to refine the […]

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Boycotting Israeli institutions and boycotting Israeli individuals

From the www.monabaker.com archive (legacy material) Irene Brugel | Jews for Justice for Palestinians | 8 December 2004 The conference on Resisting Israeli Apartheid: Strategies and Principles at SOAS on December 5th showed that there is quite strong support for a ‘comprehensive’ boycott of Israeli academic institutions. In commenting on part of the discussion I want to make clear that […]

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London University Conference Stresses Call for Boycott to Fight Israeli Apartheid

From the www.monabaker.com archive (legacy material) Stop the Wall Campaign | 8 December 2004 On Sunday, December 5, 2004, a large audience packed the lecture theatre of the Brunei Gallery at the School of Oriental and African Studies for “Resisting Israeli Apartheid: Strategies and Principles.” The all-day conference offered strategies for countering the Israeli occupation and Israeli Apartheid policies. The […]

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O Little Town of Bethlehem

From the www.monabaker.com archive (legacy material) Francis A. Boyle | CounterPunch | 24 December 2004 It was December of 1991 and I was serving as Legal Advisor to the Palestinian Delegation to the Middle East Peace Negotiations in Washington DC. The Israelis were stalling –not even negotiating in bad faith. And the Americans were doing nothing to get the negotiations […]

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