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Sanctions/divestment pressures growing July 3, 2015

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France’s Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius is welcomed by Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki upon Fabius’ arrival at the West Bank city of Ramallah

Published: 3 July 2015

Last updated: 4 March 2024

France prepares sanctions against settlement policy - Amb. Uri Savir - Al-Monitor 28.06.15

“…there is a substantial difference between the somewhat spontaneous activities of the BDS movement and the more structured policy attitudes and decisions by governments of possible sanctions against Israel”

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White House Vows To Ignore Anti-BDS Provision on Settlements – The Forward 01.07.15

“By conflating Israel and ‘Israeli-controlled territories,’ a provision of the Trade Promotion Authority legislation runs counter to longstanding U.S. policy towards the occupied territories, including with regard to settlement activity”

U.S. State Department: We won’t protect Israeli settlements against boycott - Chemi Shalev - Haaretz 02.07.15

United Church of Christ approves divestment to aid Palestinians – The New York Times 30.06.15

One of the largest Protestant denominations in the United States overwhelmingly approved a resolution calling for divestment from companies that profit from Israel’s occupation or control of Palestinian territories, and a boycott of products from Israeli settlements.

Why students are turning to BDS - Ira Stup - The Jewish Forward 29.06.15

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