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World Social Forum has called for March 30 as Global Boycott Divestment Day from Israel
by Palestinian Autonomy
Friday Mar 20th, 2009 11:52 PM
Global BDS Action Day: March 30
The World Social Forum has called for a Global BDS Action Day to coincide with Palestinian Land Day - the annual commemoration of the 1976 Israeli massacre of Palestinians struggling against land expropriation in the Galilee. Take action to isolate the corporations supporting the continued expropriation of Palestinian land and occupation of Palestinian people. Find out what other US Campaign groups are doing to on Global BDS Action Day by clicking here, or click here to post your own event.
We Are All Gazans
March 29, 2009
7pm
Veterans Memorial Building
Santa Cruz
Program consists of film "Dispatches: The Killing Zone;" Speakers recently returned from Gaza; and discussion on BDS actions in Santa Cruz with materials and sign up sheets for each kind of action. Email Maureen Smith for more information.

1) Support Divestment at Hampshire College
Send an email to Hampshire College president asking him to insist on truly socially responsible investment that includes Motorola and Terex, two corporations that directly profit from human rights abuses and violations of international law.

2) Become a local Hang Up On Motorola Organizer
Help grow the BDS movement by joining over 200 groups and individuals around the country in boycotting Motorola until they stop supporting Israel's military occupation. Click here to sign our pledge not to buy Motorola products until Moto respects Palestinian human rights. Learn more about the Hang Up On Motorola boycott by clicking here or click here to order your own organizing kit.

3) Start a Divestment Campaign
Show corporations that profiting from human rights abuses and apartheid are never acceptable. Learn more about divesting from Caterpillar and other corporations supporting Israel's occupation and apartheid policies. Click here for general divestment information.

4) Support Coordinated Shareholder Meeting Action
Make a tax-deductible donation to support our activities around the Motorola and Caterpillar shareholder meetings. We have an inside-outside strategy for both shareholder meetings that will include advertising, media outreach, and introducing shareholder resolutions focusing on human rights. Make these plans reality, click here to support the US Campaign's BDS campaigns.

Ideas for Action




Some examples of things you can do support the Global BDS Action Day on March 30th, 2009.



Join the Academic Boycott of Israel
Connect with other U.S. students and Faculty using academia as a tool for nonviolent non-cooperation with the Israeli military occupation of Palestinian people and land.

Stop Caterkiller!
Use boycott and divestment as tools to stop Caterpillar from selling D-9 bulldozers to the Israeli military. These bulldozers are used illegally for collective punishment and destruction of Palestinian villages.



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