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A self- described anti-capitalist organization in Bellingham has revived claims that a Sumas berry farm caused a farm worker's death last summer while trying to organize a boycott of the farm's products. The capital Press reports the group Community to Community Development emailed an "Action Alert" ...
For the first time, the Knesset Ethics Committee has decided to bar an MK from traveling abroad on a trip subsidized by an organization that supports a boycott of Israel. Knesset member Yousef Jabareen of the predominantly Arab Joint List party was informed on Tuesday by committee chairman Yitzhak ...

A Thurston County judge has ruled in favor of former Olympia Food Co-op board members in a case challenging the co-op's boycott of Israeli goods. The case was filed in 2011 against co-op board members by five co-op members who argued the board violated its policies in enacting the boycott because it ...
WASHINGTON -The Trump administration was pleased by international attendance of the conference on Gaza it held Tuesday, a senior White House official said, despite the Palestinian Authority's decline to participate. Representatives from 20 countries including Israel gathered in the White House for a ...
A man holds a sign for Community to Community during an event Feb. 5 in the Capitol Rotunda in Olympia. The Bellingham, Wash., organization has revived unsubstantiated claims that a farmworker was worked to death and to boycott the farm's berries. A state investigation cleared the farm in the worker's ...

Schaaf proposed expanding the bill to cover companies that boycott any country, not just Israel. He then went through a laundry list of countries that could face boycotts, starting with Afghanistan and continuing alphabetical order. He made it to the Bahamas before the bill was set aside. Several states have ...
Leader of the Opposition and YSR Congress Party president Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has said his party will boycott the budget session of the Assembly beginning from March 5. "There is no question of us (YSRCP legislators) attending the Assembly session till those elected on the party ticket and crossed ...
In response to Wednesday's school shooting in Florida, high school students and teachers across the country are planning walkouts this spring to push Congress to act on guns. On twitter, students used the hashtags #NationalSchoolWalkout, #April20 and #April20Walkout to plan mass boycotts on the ...
Following the formation, Israel decided to boycott ministers from the party, which has Nazi roots. Last week, MK Yehuda Glick from Netanyahu's Likud party met with Austrian Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache and Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl, both members of the Freedom Party, despite ...
The new film "Peter Rabbit" has found itself the target of calls for a boycott by parents who are demanding an apology for a controversial scene dealing with food allergies. The scene in question shows Peter Rabbit and his friends trying to get away from the villain Mr. McGregor. They throw blackberries at ...
A top Venezuelan opposition party announced on Friday it would boycott April's presidential vote, showing divides within the opposition coalition. Popular Will, the third largest opposition party, said it would "not nominate or endorse any candidate" in the April 22 presidential election that it says amounts to a "fraud.".
More than 60 years ago hundreds of black Montgomery residents nearly crippled the city through a concerted effort that became known as the Montgomery Bus boycott. For more than a year, black residents refused to ride the buses, withholding their ridership - and money - until the day they were given ...
[Photo by George Njunge /Standard]. Lawyers were yesterday divided over plans to shun courts to protest government's disregard of court orders. While some lawyers supported the boycott called by the Law Society of Kenya (LSK), others defied the directive to wear yellow ribbons as a sign of protest.
They said a "blacklist" would be complied of Israelis that head a non-government organization or another group that advocates the boycott of Israel. The ministry is also working to advance an amendment to the boycott Prevention Law that would allow the filing of civil lawsuits against boycott activists and ...
The Israeli government's decision to boycott the festival's opening night comes after the Israel's ambassador to France, Aliza Ben-Nun, asked organizers to pull "Foxtrot" from the lineup and was rebuffed. Maoz says that, while the government's dissatisfaction with his film has earned him a significant amount ...

(CNN) "Peter Rabbit" has found itself in the middle of a food allergy controversy that has prompted some parents to boycott the animated children's film and Sony Pictures to issue an apology. The uproar began with a bundle of blackberries. One scene shows the rabbit Peter and his forest friends attacking ...
Regev has also claimed she plans to prevent Israel from providing funding to the event, which is supported by the Israeli government and several Jewish organisations. Supporters of the boycott Divestment and Sanctions, or BDS, who have previously called for the festival to be boycotted, have mocked the ...
"It sends a signal, implicitly suggesting that other boycotts/acts may follow. But it is measured enough so that all out war isn't declared, which would serve no one's interest." U of L political science professor Geoffrey Hale said he understood the wine boycott in spite of some seeing it as "schoolyard posturing ...
The movie, released last week, has a scene in which bunnies attack a man with blackberries, knowing he has a blackberry allergy. The man gets sick and has to use an EpiPen. Australian group Global Anaphylaxis Awareness and Inclusivity made a petition asking Sony Pictures to apologize for the content.
Lawyers on Sunday called off their planned weeklong court boycotts that had been scheduled to kick off on Monday. LSK President Isaac Okero said the boycott has been postponed to facilitate better preparation. "Upon further consultation it has been decided that the campaign shall proceed with all ...
While Watson thinks the boycott is an unfortunate "knee-jerk" reaction, not all Albertans share his perspective. Lew Galbraith lives in Strathcona County near Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, and he's been boycotting all B.C. products for nearly two months. He joined host Stephen Quinn during CBC's The Early ...
Not long after the Olympic torch's official lighting, the Pyeonchang, South Korea, Winter Games has already been struck by controversy. American speedskater Shani Davis boycotted the Opening ceremonies because he was upset that he wasn't chosen to carry the flag, and believed the USOC acted ...
The Super Bowl is over, and it's time to reflect on the history that was made with this NFL season -- and I'm not talking about the Eagles. I have a frequent refrain that it is hard to understand a moment in history when you're in it, and there was such a story this year. This football season, there was a boycott ...
The PDP Chieftain who advised the opposition party (PDP) in the state to boycott the election, questioned the motive of the Governor Abiola Ajimobi-led state government to conduct local government elections at the twilight of the administration. He claimed that the election was not only to create the false ...
Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Torrey Smith on Tuesday said that he has no plans to visit the White House with his team after their Super Bowl victory, saying that he doesn't think President Trump · Donald John TrumpTillerson: Russia already looking to interfere in 2018 midterms Dems pick up ...
"I'm dumping my @facebook stock and deleting my page because @facebook profited from Russian interference in our elections and they're not doing enough to stop it," Carrey tweeted, along with an original drawing of CEO Mark Zuckerberg · Mark Elliot ZuckerbergJim Carrey calls for Facebook boycott to ...
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley announced an immediate boycott on all imports of wines from British Columbia Tuesday in what is becoming a growing ... Alberta government boycotts B.C. wine ... I'm not sure why they chose to boycott BC wine - Albertans love to drink, and you're going into an election.
Olney added a boycott is "not currently an option under any serious consideration." The MLBPA ... #MLBPA statement regarding recent reports of a spring training "boycott"... ... Regarding a boycott, Van Wagenen wrote: "There is a rising tide among players for radical change. A fight ...
The Farmingdale bar that began an NFL blackout in November to honor veterans is continuing its boycott and won't be showing Sunday's Super Bowl game. Woody's Roadside Tavern announced it would close Sunday at 4 p.m. before the game kicks off at 6:30 p.m.. "We hope that next season the players ...
First, although we worry about extremism in the GOP, that is not a reason to boycott the party. We agree with political analysts who say that the Republicans veered off-center earlier and more sharply than the Democrats--but recently the Democrats have made up for lost time by moving rapidly leftward.
Saturday's letters: boycott B.C. wine, fruit and vacations. Edmonton Journal. Published on: February 3, 2018 | Last Updated: February 3, 2018 6:00 AM MST. Apples for saleon West Broadway in Vancouver, B.C. File photo. Carmine Marinelli / Carmine Marinelli/QMI Agency. Share Adjust Comment Print. A while back I found ...
Twenty-one months into a union campaign at Burgerville, the Burgerville workers Union has announced a major escalation: A call for consumers to boycott the regional Fast Food chain until the company agrees to negotiate with the union. The announcement came at a 4 p.m. rally amid a three-day strike that ...
That prompted a movement across the nation to boycott the NFL. Many Philadelphia Eagles fans followed suit, keeping the TV off during games. They suspected racism was keeping Kaepernick unsigned -- and that was the tipping point for fans already weary of the league's questionable handling of player ...
Instead of watching the Super Bowl this Sunday, some are choosing to help the military. "We will be putting together care packages for soldiers overseas," organizer Joel Shores said. The event, Stand Up, Support Our Military, comes after Shores saw a facebook post from former Cleveland County ...
The latter group typically eschews addressing the free-speech implications of their efforts, instead focusing on the critique that the boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement, and other organized boycotts against Israel, are best understood as bigoted efforts that single-out Jews, among the world's ...
What the researchers found was that while "buycotts" are currently fewer in number than boycotts, the tide seems to be turning. Around 83% of the people Weber Shandwick polled said that it's more important than ever for consumer activists to show support for companies by buying from them; 59% said the ...
Several African-American alumni of UNC-Chapel Hill are calling for a boycott of the university's $4.25 billion fundraising campaign, citing a lack of administrative response to a "toxic racial climate." A document announcing the effort was posted on social media Wednesday. The group includes two former ...
The 2011 law opens the door to civil lawsuits against anyone calling for a boycott against Israel, including of lands it has occupied, if that call could knowingly lead to a boycott. The law, which is part of Israel's fight against a global movement calling for boycotts against the Jewish State, allows for courts to ...
Ahead of a State of the Union address billed as a bipartisan call to action, U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson sat in the bowels of a historic Miami church Tuesday night and predicted a speech full of "lies and innuendo." "Nothing he says tonight will come true. Nothing," she said. Wilson, one of about a dozen ...
The 2011 law opens the door to civil lawsuits against anyone calling for a boycott against Israel, including of lands it has occupied, if that call could knowingly lead to a boycott. The law, which is part of Israel's fight against a global movement calling for boycotts against the Jewish State, allows for courts to ...
Trump's tumultuous first year in office was marked by controversy, leading more than a dozen Democratic lawmakers to announce that they plan to boycott the speech altogether, in what could be the biggest known boycott of a President's State of the Union. A large bloc of House Democrats boycotted the ...
Chicago (AP) - At least three Democratic congressmen from Illinois are boycotting President Donald Trump's first State of the Union address. Longtime Congressmen Bobby Rush and Danny Davis, both of Chicago, said Monday that they're skipping. Rep. Jan Schakowsky said last week that she'd boycott.
peace talks aimed at ending Syria's seven-year war began Tuesday in Russia, despite heckling, boycotts and disputes over who should preside over the event. Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov's opening speech at the two-day Syrian Congress of National Dialogue held in the Black Sea resort of ...
... targeting boycotts of Israel, ruling in an ACLU lawsuit that the First Amendment protects the right to engage in political boycotts. The Kansas law requires that any person or company that contracts with the state sign a statement that they are "not currently engaged in a boycott of Israel." The ACLU brought ...
Plus, never mind that nationalized 5G network, the NFL's TV ratings are still drooping, and let's compare some previous SOTU speeches. By Recode Staff Jan 30, 2018, 9:31am EST. Share More. Share. Recode Daily: Where will you watch (or boycott) Trump's first-ever State of the Union address? share tweet Linkedin ...
A coalition of eight Egyptian opposition parties and some 150 pro-democracy public figures on Tuesday called for a boycott of the March presidential election, calling it an "absurdity" and comparing the government's handling of the vote to that of "old and crude dictatorships." President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi ...
Chicago (AP) -- At least three Democratic congressmen from Illinois are boycotting President Donald Trump's first State of the Union address. Longtime Congressmen Bobby Rush and Danny Davis, both of Chicago, said Monday that they're skipping. Rep. Jan Schakowsky said last week that she'd ...
Mo'Nique has become an ongoing topic of conversation over the past couple weeks after she put Netflix on blast for allegedly being gender biased and color biased. Since she's spoken out -- going as far as to ask her supporters to boycott the streaming service -- she's been both slammed and supported ...


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