Tagged: Boycott

Airbnb To Remove Listings in Israel’s West Bank Settlements News Roundup
Dan Williams, Reuters

Airbnb To Remove Listings in Israel’s West Bank Settlements

Home-renting company Airbnb Inc said on Monday it would remove listings in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, a move Israel called a “wretched capitulation” to boycotters and Palestinians hailed as a step towards peace.

on December 3, 2018
Airbnb Just Deactivated Listings In Israeli Settlements In The West Bank And Israel Says Hosts Shoul News Roundup
Caroline O'Donovan, Buzzfeed

Airbnb Just Deactivated Listings In Israeli Settlements In The West Bank And Israel Says Hosts Shoul

After years of protest, Airbnb is pulling out of Israeli settlements in the West Bank, and Israel’s tourism minister is encouraging hosts to sue.

on December 3, 2018
Airbnb To Take Rentals in Israeli West Bank Settlements Off Website News Roundup
Oliver Holmes, The Guardian

Airbnb To Take Rentals in Israeli West Bank Settlements Off Website

Airbnb has said it will remove from its website all properties in Israeli settlements built on the occupied Palestinian territories in the West Bank, after years of accusations that the company was benefitting from rentals in the illegal outposts.

on December 3, 2018
Airbnb To Remove Listings From Illegal Israeli Settlements News Roundup
Al-Jazeera

Airbnb To Remove Listings From Illegal Israeli Settlements

About 200 listings for houses in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank will be removed in the coming days.

on December 3, 2018
L.A. Braces For Biggest Ever Pro-Palestinian Student Conference News Roundup
Aiden Pink, Forward

L.A. Braces For Biggest Ever Pro-Palestinian Student Conference

Students for Justice in Palestine, the biggest pro-Palestinian student movement in the country, is holding its annual conference this weekend. It will convene from November 16-18 on the campus of the University of California, Los Angeles.

on December 3, 2018
UCLA Will Host a Students for Justice in Palestine Conference. Few Are Pleased With Its Reasoning Op-Eds & Analysis
Various, Los Angeles Times

UCLA Will Host a Students for Justice in Palestine Conference. Few Are Pleased With Its Reasoning

Users send letters to Los Angeles Times editors on responses to crackdown of the National Students for Justice in Palestine conference at UCLA.

on December 3, 2018
Should DJs Stand For Palestine? Perspectives On The Cultural Boycott Of Israel Op-Eds & Analysis
Tom Faber, Resident Advisor

Should DJs Stand For Palestine? Perspectives On The Cultural Boycott Of Israel

One of the world's deepest conflicts became a major talking point in electronic music this year. In this article, seven people present their perspectives on the cultural boycott of Israel.

on November 14, 2018
A Second Michigan Instructor Withheld A Recommendation Letter From Student Headed To Israel News Roundup
Isaac Stanley-Becker, The Washington Post

A Second Michigan Instructor Withheld A Recommendation Letter From Student Headed To Israel

An instructor at the University of Michigan went back on her commitment last week to provide a letter of recommendation for a student after learning that the undergraduate’s destination for a study-abroad program was Israel — in a previously unreported incident that is the second such case on the Ann Arbor, Mich., campus in the past month.

on October 16, 2018
States Can’t Punish Businesses For Boycotting Israel, Federal Judge in Arizona says News & Analysis
Isaac Stanley-Becker, The Washington Post

States Can’t Punish Businesses For Boycotting Israel, Federal Judge in Arizona says

Mikkel Jordahl, alawyer in Sedona, Ariz., can now choose to buy a different brand of printers. No longer must he stick with Hewlett-Packard technology for fear of losing his contract with the state. For 12 years, he has provided legal advice to inmates in the Coconino County Detention Facility.

on October 8, 2018
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