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What’s Behind the Recent Success of the Dutch BDS Movement?

What’s Behind the Recent Success of the Dutch BDS Movement?

This is a guest post by Yochanan Visser of Missing Peace. In December last year a diplomatic row erupted between Israel and The Netherlands concerning the decision by certain major Dutch companies to join the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions movement. These divestment decisions were taken after the companies took advice from the Dutch Ministry of Foreign

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Comments and the Roar of the Crowd – 5

A sampling of the latest from my inbox. 1. Scarlett Johansson stood up for Israel, earning the respect and admiration of a lot of HonestReporting readers. How can her new fans express their appreciation? From: …gmail.com Date: Thu, Jan 30, 2014 Subject: Re: IDNS: Scarlett Johansson Renounces Oxfam Ties Over BDS I’d like to thank

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Kerry: Obama’s Syria Policy is Collapsing

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. US officials to the Jerusalem Post: Mideast peace talks will need more time than we thought. Kerry and his team have suggested publishing a framework for negotiations going forward that the parties

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NATO To Patrol De-Militarized Palestinian State?

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. According to news reports in both Israel and Turkey, the two countries are close to finalizing a $20 million compensation deal for the families of nine Turkish nationals killed aboard the Mavi Marmara. Jerusalem,

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SodaStream’s Palestinian Workers Denounce BDS

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. Palestinians employed at SodaStream’s West Bank factory told the Daily Telegraph, Josh Mitnick, and the Christian Science Monitor they back Scarlett Johansson. The Monitor’s Christa Case Bryant writes: Speaking anonymously on a largely deserted

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Scarlett Johansson Renounces Oxfam Ties Over BDS

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. Scarlett Johansson cut ties with Oxfam over her SodaStream endorsement. In the process, the actress slammed the BDS movement. AP writes: “Scarlett Johansson has respectfully decided to end her ambassador role

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National Union of Journalists to Support BDS?

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. UK National Union of Journalists To Support BDS?  You can’t call yourself an objective journalist if you support a boycott of the country you cover. 2. If you’re a Secretary of

UK National Union of Journalists To Support BDS?

Here’s a boycott of Israel that will make the American Studies Association look like a walk in the park. The Daily Telegraph reports that Britain’s National Union of Journalists will discuss boycotting Israel and formally throwing its support behind the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions movement (BDS). Jake Wallis Simons writes: It is my understanding that at the NUJ’s

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