After more than a year of joint work between Palestinian and South African organizations, the country's Minister of Trade and Industry announced he will forbid false and misleading labeling of settlements products.
Struggle to End Israel’s Oppression and International Complicity Continues
Join us in calling on Angel Gurria, the chairman of the OECD, to cancel the organization's tourism conference in Jerusalem and withdraw its support of Israeli colonialism.
With settlement construction freeze possibly ending soon, protesters will hold a vigil reasserting their continued objection to Jewish-only settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem, and will call on other Palestinians to not economically cooperate with these settlements.
On the night of International Human Right Day, Thursday December 10th, at 2am, Abdallah Abu Rahmah was arrested from his home in the West Bank city of Ramallah. Seven military jeeps surrounded his house, and Israeli soldiers broke the door, extracted Abdallah from his bed, and in front of his wife Majida and their three children — seven year-old Luma, five year-old Lian and eight month-old baby Laith — they blindfolded him and took him into custody for organizing peaceful demonstrations.
For Abdallah's wife, Majida Abu Rahmah's account of the arrest see her blog in the Huffington Post
Abdallah is a source of inspiration to us all, but now he needs your support. Please take a minute to show him that people from all over the world care about him and his cause by sending him a letter. Your support will strengthen Abdallah's morale and be presented to his judge, proving that the international community is watching.