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DirecTV Censors US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation’s Gaza TV ad
by Rob LiptonMuzzleWatch
February 17th, 2009
The US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation received an emergency grant from Cultures of Resistance and produced this commercial on Gaza. After extensive discussion with DirecTV the company declined the ad. This is not an atypical action for corporate US media, but it does demand a response. (The Campaign is now running the ad on various progressive blogs.)
U.S. Activists Urge Boycott of Israeli Companies
by Josh Rushing, featuring Bill Fletcher, Jr. Al Jazeera English
February 15th, 2009
View this six minute Al Jazeera English piece on the movement for boycotts and divestment targeting corporations profiting from Israel's military occupation.
Peace advocates pushing for change
The News Messenger
February 11th, 2009
The story of two peace activists from Ohio participating in the February, 2009 US Campaign - Interfaith Peace Builders lobby day.
Anti-occupation group blasts DIRECTV
Jewish Telegraph Agency
February 5th, 2009
An anti-occupation group is protesting a satellite TV provider for refusing to run its ad. The U.S. Campaign to End the Israel Occupation prepared a 30-second spot showing scenes of devastation from the recent Israeli military operation against Hamas in the Gaza Strip, and saying that "since Dec. 27, 2008, Israel has killed more than 1,300 Palestinians" in Gaza.
Group: DirecTV Rejects Ad Critical of Israeli Occupation
by Amy GoodmanDemocracy Now!
February 4th, 2009
The satellite network DirecTV is being accused of censorship after reportedly refusing to air a commercial critical of US backing for Israel’s attack on the Gaza Strip. The spot was produced by the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation.
DIRECTV Censors Gaza Strip TV Ad
Monthly Review
February 3rd, 2009
The US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation announced today that satellite television provider DIRECTV is refusing to accept a paid advertisement from the organization about the U.S. role in Israel's war on and siege of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.
Anti-Apartheid Tour in the News
Watch and listen to Diana Buttu and Eddie Makue on Democracy Now!, Pacifica Radio, at the United Nations and more.
Free Gaza - the Blockade is Broken
August 24th, 2008
This weekend two boats, carrying 42 international human rights activists broke the 14 month siege of Gaza, bringing much needed supplies and global attention to the people of this isolated bantustan.

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