Boycotts

FILE - In this Jan. 22, 2017 file photo, workers carry material at a construction site in the West Bank settlement of Maaleh Adumim. Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said Thursday, May 24, 2018, that he will seek approval next week to fast-track construction of 2,500 new West Bank settlement homes this year and advance 1,400 more units that are currently in the planning stage. Senior Palestinian official Hanan Ashrawi condemned Lieberman’s announcement as “Israeli colonialism, expansionism and lawlessness” and called on the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands, to launch an investigation. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean, File)
May 25, 2018 - 12:06 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel is calling on the European Union to halt funding to more than a dozen European and Palestinian non-governmental organizations that it says promote boycotts against Israel. Israel says the financial support violates the EU's stated policy that the bloc opposes boycotts...
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May 21, 2018 - 1:15 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — A Portuguese theater director has cancelled his attendance at a major cultural festival opening in Jerusalem this week over Israel's treatment of the Palestinians. Tiago Rodrigues said he is dropping out of the Israel Festival so that his work will not "condone and promote a...
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Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro showed his ID after voting during presidential elections in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, May 20, 2018. Amidst hyperinflation and shortages of food and medicine Maduro is seeking a second six-year term in an election that a growing chorus of foreign governments refuse to recognize after key opponents were barred from running. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
May 20, 2018 - 10:25 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on Sunday's presidential election in Venezuela (all times local): 11:25 p.m. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is celebrating his re-election in an energized speech inviting his defeated challengers to join him for a dialogue about the country's future. Maduro...
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FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2018, file photo, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen speaks after voting in the senate election at Takhmau polling station in Kandal province, southeast of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Registration began on Monday, April 30, 2018 for political parties contesting Cambodia's upcoming general election, with Hun Sen dismissing calls for a boycott of the polls by opposition figures whose party was dissolved by the pro-government courts last year. Hun Sen in a speech Monday said the July 29 polls will proceed as planned and not be obstructed by any individuals or groups. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith, File)
April 30, 2018 - 4:59 am
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Registration began Monday for political parties contesting Cambodia's upcoming general election, with Prime Minister Hun Sen dismissing calls for a boycott by opposition supporters whose party was dissolved by pro-government courts last year. Hun Sen said in a speech to...
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April 20, 2018 - 8:39 am
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatia's president on Friday visited the site of a World War II concentration camp and honored its victims. Croatia's Jews, however, are boycotting the official commemoration ceremonies for a third year in a row. President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic said the visit "evokes a...
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April 18, 2018 - 12:59 pm
MIAMI (AP) — A survivor of a mass shooting that killed 17 at a Florida high school in February is calling for a boycott of two of what he says are the biggest investors in gun manufacturers: BlackRock and The Vanguard Group. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School senior David Hogg used the hashtags #...
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Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson, center, walks towards a meeting with Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney and other officials Monday April 16, 2018, at Philadelphia City Hall. Starbucks wants to add training for store managers on "unconscious bias," Johnson said Monday, as activists held more protests at a Philadelphia store where two black men were arrested when employees said they were trespassing. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma)
April 18, 2018 - 1:21 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks, moving swiftly to confront a racially charged uproar over the arrest of two black men at one of its stores in Philadelphia, plans to close more than 8,000 U.S. stores for several hours next month to conduct racial-bias training for nearly 175,000 workers. The announcement...
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U.N. humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock, left, and Christos Stylianides, European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, answer questions after a pledging conference of Congo at the European headquarters of the UN in Geneva, Switzerland, Friday, April 13, 2018 where Congo took the extraordinary step of boycotting the international conference that reaped hundreds of millions of dollars to help its people, saying the Central African country's humanitarian crisis has been exaggerated. (AP Photo/Jamey Keaten)
April 13, 2018 - 9:24 am
GENEVA (AP) — Congo on Friday took the extraordinary step of boycotting an international conference that reaped hundreds of millions of dollars to help its people, saying the Central African country's humanitarian crisis has been exaggerated. The rare and possibly unprecedented snub of the U.N.-led...
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ARCHIVO - Esta foto de archivo del 30 de enero del 2017 muestra maletas en el área de desembarque de Delta Air Lines en el Aeropuerto Internacional de Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson en Atlanta, Georgia. (AP Foto/David Goldman, Archivo)
March 03, 2018 - 3:39 am
NEW YORK (AP) — In 1960, black students staged sit-ins that forced Woolworth's to desegregate its lunch counters, and other stores and restaurants followed suit. In 1986, General Motors, Coca-Cola and dozens of other U.S. corporations pulled out of apartheid-era South Africa after years of pressure...
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February 26, 2018 - 11:24 am
The many who suggested that the voices of high school students in the wake of the tragic high school shooing in Parkland, Florida would not make a difference because they are “just high school students” have been proven wrong by changes that are already taking place. During CNN’s town hall with...
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