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Human Rights Protest Against Israel's Corporate Funders

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SHAFAQNA- As Israeli attacks on peaceful Palestinian demonstrators outraged the world yet again ; in London the British based Human Rights Group - Inminds this weekend protested outside Adidas's flagship store on Oxford Street to demand Adidas…

Orthodox Leaders Call for Boycott of Lidle, Nestle for Airbrushing Out Christian Symbols on Products

SHAFAQNA - Leaders of the Greek Orthodox Church are asking worshipers to boycott Lidl and Nestlé, which removed Christian symbols from their food packaging in an attempt to be "religiously neutral." Earlier this month, shoppers noticed…

Slovenia boycotts Israeli products

SHAFAQNA - Mercator, Slovenia's largest supermarket chain, has removed Israeli products from its shelves – including pomelos, dates and avocados, following pressure from the BDS movement, Ynetnews newspaper reported Wednesday. The Slovenian…

US church boycotts five Israeli banks, one company

SHAFAQNA - The pension fund for the United Methodist Church in the US has blocked five Israeli banks from its investment portfolio in what it describes as a broad review meant to discard of enterprises that profit from abuse of human rights. According…

Muslims call for boycott of South Yorkshire Police over demonization report

SHAFAQNA - 'There is a perception in the minds of many ordinary people that all Muslims are now potential child abusers,' say the Muslim Community of Rotherham. A Muslim group in Yorkshire has called on a town's Islamic groups and institutions…

Iran boycotts Frankfurt book fair over Rushdie speech

SHAFAQNA - Iran boycotted the forthcoming Frankfurt book fair because organizers have invited Salman Rushdie, one of the most hated figures in the Islamic world, to deliver his speech at the opening press conference. In response to this…

Time to boycott Saudi Arabia - OpEd

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SHAFAQNA - The horrific, bloody stampede that killed more than 700 in Saudi Arabia and injured some 900 more last week on the pilgrimage of the Hajj took me back to a moment during my family's pilgrimage in the winter of 2003. Back then, we…