Britain’s biggest union commits to BDS

4 July 2014, from Middle East Monitor Britain’s biggest trade union slams Israeli apartheid, commits to BDS campaigning Unite, Britain’s biggest trade union, has slammed Israel as “guilty of the crime of apartheid” and committed itself to BDS campaigning. The Labour party’s biggest union backer considered three motions related to Palestine at its annual policy…

UK National Union of Teachers supports boycott call

20 April 2014, National Union of Teachers (NUT), Press Release: Commenting after the debate on Motion 31, Christine Blower, General Secretary of the National Union of Teachers, the largest teachers’ union, said: “We call on the British Government to pursue vigorously the dismantling of the 700km-long wall which separates many Palestinians from their schools and…

RIBA motion calls on UIA to suspend Israeli membership

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) calls on the International Union of Architects (UIA) to suspend the membership of the Israeli Association of United Architects (IAUA). Full text of the Motion and Signatories available at Architects and Planners for Justice in Palestine (reprinted below): MOTION TO RIBA COUNCIL, 19 MARCH  2014 Continue to Condone? As seen…

International union action against G4S

October 2013 | via Global BDS Movement and Electronic Intifada Trade union action across the UK and Europe has seen a major backlash against international security company, G4S, a company that provides private security services to Israeli prisons and the illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian West Bank. NORWAY: Norwegian union ends G4S contract…