Take Action to Hold Motorola Shareholders Accountable!

April 22nd, 2009

Motorola's annual shareholder meeting is coming up, on May 4th in Chicago, IL.  We encourage you to take action and send a message to Moto before and during its meeting.

We'd love to have you join us at a physical protest, but if you can't make it, then you can still send a message to Motorola's management.  US Campaign supporters have already sent 800 emails demanding Motorola change the way they do business in Palestine/Israel.  Help us meet our goal of 2,000 emails by May 4th!

Please use the following actions to get involved in marking Motorola's shareholder meeting with us.

  1. Join us, as we greet Motorola's shareholders and educate them about their responsibility to assure that Moto products are no longer used to commit violations of international law and human rights abuses.  RSVP for the Chicago demonstration by clicking here.
  2. Hold a solidarity demonstration targeting Motorola in your area.  Click here
    to email the US Campaign's National Organizer for help planning your own demonstration.
  3. Join us by sending Motorola's CEO and VP of Investor Relations emails demanding they take action to prevent further use of Motorola products to violate Palestinian rights.  Take action from wherever you are by clicking here to send an email to Moto's executives demanding accountability.  If you've already taken this action, please click here to ask a friend to send an email.

Motorola's shareholder meeting is sure to be heated, as investors demand to know why the company isn't turning a profit.  We know that part of the answer is that Motorola's customers are paying attention to Moto's role in Israel's crimes against Palestinians.  It's our job to draw this conclusion for Moto's management and investors, click here to send them an email demanding they change their ways in Israel/Palestine.  Help us meet our goal of 2,000 emails by clicking here to ask a friend to participate.

In February, Hampshire College divested from Motorola.  In March, Radian Records, a music production company in New York, pledged to uphold the Hang Up On Motorola boycott and confirmed that they weren't using Motorola equipment.  On April 1st, the day after three of our member groups demonstrated at Motorola offices and mobile phone stores, Motorola Israel, Ltd. announced that it would be selling its department responsible for making bomb fuzes for the Israeli military.  Now that we have Moto on the run, we should redouble our efforts.  Click here to send an email to Motorola's management or click here to sign up for a local campaign kit with everything you'll need to launch the Hang Up On Motorola boycott in your area.

You can also strengthen the Hang Up On Motorola campaign at this critical time by making a tax-deductible contribution in support of our boycott & divestment work.  Even a $10 donation will make a difference, paying for us to send a campaign kit to a new Hang Up On Motorola organizer.

If you sponsor three campaign kits, with a contribution of $30, we'll send you a print of the winning entry from our Expressions of Nakba art competition, entitled "Parachutes Falling."  If you sponsor 5 new Hang Up On Motorola campaign kits with a donation of $50, then we'll send you a DVD of the award-winning documentary, "Occupation 101."  For a $100 contribution we'll send you both "Parachutes Falling" and Occupation 101. Click here to support Hang Up On Motorola today.