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United Methodists Call for Boycott of “products made by Israeli companies operating in occupied Palestinian territories” | BDSmovement.net

United Methodists Call for Boycott of “products made by Israeli companies operating in occupied Palestinian territories” | BDSmovement.net
United Methodists Call for Boycott of “products made by Israeli companies operating in occupied Palestinian territories”

http://www.bdsmovement.net/2012/united-methodists-call-for-boycott-of-products-made-by-israeli-companies-operating-in-occupied-palestinian-territories-8999

Adopting the “Kairos Palestine” document, Methodists Elevate Palestinian Rights and Israel Divestment to Mainstream Prominence

“Every worthwhile accomplishment, big or little, has its stages of drudgery and triumph; a beginning, a struggle and a victory.” –Gandhi

Occupied Palestine, 3 May 2012 – The General Conference of the United Methodist Church decided yesterday to call for an explicit boycott of all Israeli companies “operating in the occupied Palestinian territories,” knowing that this constitutes the absolute majority of Israeli corporations. This and the overwhelming s…

What Obama Knows      : Information Clearing House

What Obama Knows      : Information Clearing House
What Obama Knows

By Fidel Castro

May 01, 2012 "Information Clearing House" -- The most demolishing article I have seen nowadays about Latin America was written by Renán Vega Cantor, full professor at the National Pedagogical University of Bogotá, which was published three days ago by the website ‘Rebelión’ under the title Rebelión’ under the title “Ecos de la Cumbre de las Américas” (Echoes of the Summit of the Americas).

It is a brief article and I should make no summary.  Those who specialize on the subject can look it up at the aforementioned website.

Broken Spring?       : Information Clearing House

Broken Spring?       : Information Clearing House
This is a sequel to my June 2011 article, ‘After the spring’, on the upheavals in the Arab world. It is an article that has been painful to write, because it brings bad tidings and offers a pessimistic analysis of the upheavals, at least in the short term, in a number of Arab countries. The outcomes and potential outcomes of these uprisings have also acquired new, very significant dimensions. These include a complex entanglement with the accelerated preparations for a possible attack on Iran, and a poisonous, sectarian aspect that could have the consequence of ripping Syria and the Middle East apart.