: ' Caterpillar'

Welcome 2013! BDS Victories so far and more to come!

We would like to welcome our followers to 2013 with this wonderful roundup of BDS victories around the world in 2012, by Electronic Intifada. There are numerous entries. Many people laugh these victories off as too [...]

Another Victory for BDS in South Africa!

The African National Congress threw its weight behind the Boycotts, Divestments and Sanctions movement this week, when it formally endorsed a resolution calling on its members to support measures amongst pro-Palestinian civil society to bring the [...]

Appeal for YOUR Support: Boycott Israeli Apartheid NOW!

Friends, Israel’s recent actions confirm that it is anything but committed to lasting peace with Palestine. The Netanyahu government, as punishment against Palestinians for daring to seek and win upgraded status at the UN, authorized the [...]

OSS Latest Submission on Settlement Goods Labeling

Open Shuhada Street submitted an updated submission in response a call for public comment on Notice 832 of 2012, issued by the South African Department of Trade and Industry. The Notice of intention to enforce proper [...]

EU boycott of settlements goods is legal Prof. James Crawford

International Law Professor, James Crawford issued a legal opinion (click here for The Independent article) stating that European Member States are within their rights to boycott trade with companies in the West Bank settlements. Such a [...]

Neve Gordon: product labelling will empower consumers and civil society

Neve Gordon, an Israeli academic and author, wrote an article voicing his support for South Africas notice of intention to relabel produce made in the settlements as it will empower consumers and civil society to put [...]

Retirement Giant TIAA-CREF Drops $73m in Caterpillar stocks

In one of the biggest victories yet for the BDS movement, pension giant TIAA-CREF has divested from Caterpillar more than $72m. This move follows a similar move by Friends Fiduciary, which divested about $900 000 [...]

DTI Product Labelling Campaign News Round Up 28 May 2012 2 June 2012

Tension began mounting between Israel and South Africa when Western Cape Agriculture MEC cancelled his trip to Israel a few weeks ago. The MEC was told by the National Department of International Relations and Co-Operation that [...]

DTI/Product Labeling Campaign News Update: 17 June 12 4 July 12

Africans for Israel protest march The ACDP, IFP and the South African Zionist Federation organised a march on Thursday 28 June 2012. The organizations marched against Trade and Industry Minister, Dr. Rob Davies’ notice, which requires [...]