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Maryland to deny contracts for firms boycotting Israel

Maryland to deny contracts for firms boycotting Israel

The US state of Maryland will be denying contracts to firms that boycott the Israeli regime, Governor Larry Hogan says. The governor of the Free State signed an executive order on Monday to block it from doing business with companies boycotting Israel over its expansionist policies in the Middle East. Speaking with pro-Israel Jewish leaders by his side at a …

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‘Enough is enough’: Norway’s trade unions vote to boycott Israel over Palestine

Norways trade unions vote to boycott Israel over Palestine

Norway’s largest trade union body has voted in favor of economic, cultural, and academic boycott of Israel over its treatment of Palestinians. In response, Tel Aviv said that the union “placed itself shoulder to shoulder with the worst enemies of Israel.” The Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions (LO) made the decision at the Congress on Friday, local media report. The …

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California lawmakers approve bill to deny state contracts to companies that boycott Israel

California lawmakers approve bill to deny state contracts to companies that boycott Israel

Lawmakers took action Tuesday to prevent California state government agencies from awarding contracts to companies that participate in a boycott of Israel. AB 2844 requires any company that accepts a state government contract of $100,000 or more to certify that it’s not in violation of California civil rights law — which, said the Assembly members who wrote the bill, would …

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Icelanders vote to join boycott on Israeli goods

Icelanders vote to join boycott on Israeli goods

Iceland’s capital has announced that it will boycott all Israeli products until Palestine is freed from occupation. On Sunday, Reykjavik’s municipality voted for the boycott, and promised to continue the embargo “as long as the occupation of Palestinian territories continues.” The vote is part of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Tel Aviv, which was initiated in 2005 …

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Over 350 EU groups urge Israeli boycott

Over 350 EU groups urge Israeli boycott

More than 300 groups in Europe have urged the EU to hold Israel accountable for its human rights violations and join a global campaign for boycott of Israeli products. More than 300 groups in Europe have urged the EU to hold Israel accountable for its human rights violations and join a global campaign for boycott of Israeli products. The 352 …

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Israeli academics promoting campaign to boycott Israel: Report

Israeli academics promoting campaign to boycott Israel: Report

A new report has revealed the leading role played by top Israeli academics in promoting a growing international campaign that calls for boycotting Israel. According to a report released Thursday by the Zionist group Im Tirtzu, prominent Israeli professors encourage, legitimize and often promote anti-Israel boycott efforts. The report said dozens of Israeli academic figures, through petitions and letters, have …

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