Israel Boycott

Boycotting Israeli Goods Is Intellectually Bankrupt

Dermot Kehoe | Posted 25.08.2014 | UK
Dermot Kehoe

How does protesting against the presence of kosher goods on the shelves of Tesco or Sainsbury's help the cause of peace in the Middle East? How does it advance Palestinian people's right to statehood? How does it help Israelis live a peaceful, secure life?

Scarlett Johansson Quits Oxfam Over SodaStream Row

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 30.01.2014 | UK

Scarlett Johansson has quit as an Oxfam ambassador after refusing to end her advertising relationship with Sodastream, amid a row over the Israeli com...

BBC Cuts 'Apartheid' Comments From Violinist's Prom Performance

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.08.2013 | UK

The BBC is to cut comments made by violinist Nigel Kennedy about "apartheid" in Israel when it broadcasts his Proms performance with Palestinian music...

Professor Hawking, A Boycott Is a Black Hole Too

Tzahi Gavrieli | Posted 09.07.2013 | UK Politics
Tzahi Gavrieli

Professor Hawking, if you wanted to have an influence on the future of the Palestinians and on what you claim is Israel's problematic treatment of them, then it would be important for you to be here, in Jerusalem, Israel's capital, to say those things.

Vile Twitter Abuse Of Stephen Hawking After Israeli Boycott

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 11.05.2013 | UK

Stephen Hawking has been subject to vile abuse targeting his disability after it was announced he is planning to boycott a conference in Israel, hoste...

'A Worrying Disregard For Freedom Of Expression'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 28.03.2013 | UK

An academic has lost his case against the Universities and Colleges Union, which he alleged is anti-Semitic, with the furious tribunal slamming those ...

Oxford Students Reject Israel Boycott

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.02.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Students at Oxford University have overwhelmingly rejected a boycott of Israel, after a vote at the Students' Union Council. The Oxford University ...

'No Enthusiasm' For EU Sanctions On Israel, Says Hague

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.12.2012 | UK

William Hague has said there is "no enthusiasm" for economic sanctions on Israel from the European Union, a day after countries across Europe summoned...

Hague Charged With Complicity in Gaza Attacks

Rafeef Ziadah | Posted 17.01.2013 | UK Politics
Rafeef Ziadah

Considering Israel's continued violations of international law and Palestinian human rights, our response to this latest round of military aggression must be to intensify efforts for an effective and credible arms embargo operating in both directions between the British and Israeli governments.

Shutting Windows: Against Cultural Boycotts

B.J. Epstein | Posted 05.06.2012 | Home
B.J. Epstein

If we decide that cultural boycotting makes sense whenever we disagree with a particular group or don't like those people or their actions, then we are saying that we have no urge to learn, to gain access, to get closer. And how much have we lost then?