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Ethnic Cleansing in East Jerusalem is Not a Paranoid Worry... It's Happening Now
by Bill Fletcher, Jr.The Black Commentator
May 7th, 2009
According to US Campaign Advisory Board member Bill Fletcher, Jr., the "proposed removal of 60,000 Palestinians increases the relevance and timeliness of discussions regarding the need to develop a movement of boycott, divestment and sanctions aimed at undermining the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories."
Obama Misses Opportunity for Accountability on Aid to Israel
by Josh RuebnerMonthly Review
May 7th, 2009
According to Josh Ruebner, National Advocacy Director of the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation, "President Obama missed an opportunity today to demonstrate his professed commitment to budgetary accountability and human rights by proposing $2.775 billion in military aid to Israel in his FY2010 budget request."
US Campaign on Radio Islam
Radio Islam, 1450AM Chicago
May 2nd, 2009
Listen to US Campaign's National Organizer Katherine Fuchs and National Advocacy Director Josh Ruebner discuss the Motorola shareholder meeting, BDS strategies, and grassroots social change on Chicago's Radio Islam.
The Israel Boycott is Biting
by Nadia HijabAgence Global
April 30th, 2009
On May 4, protesters will greet Motorola shareholders, already disgruntled by the company’s losses, as they arrive for their annual meeting at the Rosemont Theater in Chicago, Illinois. The protest, organized by the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation, is part of a drive to “Hang Up On Motorola” until it ends sales of communications and other products that support Israel’s military occupation of Palestinian land.
Addressing American Muslim Concerns with the Obama Administration as They Relate to the Palestinian/Israeli Issue
Radio Islam, 1450AM Chicago
April 27th, 2009
Hear US Campaign Advisory Board member Nadia Hijab discuss the Obama administration and grassroots advocacy efforts for justice in Israel/Palestine with Abdul Malik Mujahid of Radio Islam. Note the discussion of the work of the US Campaign at 24:00, the apartheid framework at 46:00, and the Motorola boycott campaign at 49:45.
Motorola drops bomb fuse unit following boycott campaign
The Arab American News
April 24th, 2009
Motorola has sold a controversial unit that produced bomb fuses and other equipment for the Israeli military. On May 4th, a delegation from Dearborn/Ann Arbor will go to Chicago to protest Motorola's production of products used by the Israeli military against Palestinians. The event will take place at the company's annual shareholders meeting.
Protests Against Caterpillar in Michigan
by Herb Woerpel MLive.com
April 6th, 2009
A group of protesters flocked to the Caterpillar Corporation in Byron Center last week, hoping to bring awareness to Caterpillar's alleged involvement in the destruction of Palestinian territories. The focal point of the demonstration is to call attention to the apartheid practices of the Israeli government as its Palestinian neighbors are denied food, medical care, the right to pursue livelihoods and the freedom to come and go for normal activities.
Motorola sells bomb fuse unit in Israel targeted by boycott
April 5th, 2009
Motorola has sold a controversial unit that produced bomb fuses and other equipment for the Israeli military, according to the Israeli financial newspaper Globes. The sale rids Motorola of some activities that had made it the target of a growing boycott in the US and worldwide. These campaigns build on the national “Hang Up on Motorola” campaign initiated by the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation, as well as initiatives by the Presbyterian and Methodist churches.
New York kicks of boycott campaign against Motorola
Axis of Logic
April 1st, 2009
The newly formed New York Campaign for the Boycott of Israel (NYCBI) launched a new city-wide campaign to boycott Motorola over the company's complicity in the Israeli government's apartheid practices against Palestinians. The New York campaign to boycott Motorola builds on the national "Hang Up on Motorola" campaign initiated by the coalition the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation.
Students Petition for EMU Divestment
by Julian BenderThe WeatherVane Online
March 26th, 2009
An unusual combination of attendees united in Common Grounds Wednesday night. The topic of divestment from the Israeli occupation of the West Bank brought these people together. David Hosey, working for the U.S. Campaign to End the Occupation, presented a brief overview of the Israeli occupation and its effects on Palestinians. Hosey made the point that not only is the US a major contributor of military aid to Israel, but that American corporations are heavily involved in, and profiting from, the occupation.

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