Author Archives: Kim Bullimore

Australian activists: ‘Don’t buy Israeli apartheid for Christmas’

On December 7, more than 140 Palestine solidarity activists and human rights supporters in Melbourne staged a peaceful BDS action as part of the “Don’t Buy Israeli Apartheid for Christmas” national week of action around Australia.

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Australian police crack down on BDS protest, arresting 19

On July 1, the Coalition Against Israeli Apartheid (CAIA) in Melbourne Australia held a non-violent Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) action in Melbourne’s CBD. The non-violent and peaceful demonstration of more than 120 people was violently attacked by the Victorian Police and … Continue reading

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My experience with the ‘Palestinian Gandhis’ of An Nabi Saleh

In December 2009, the village of An Nabi Saleh – a small village of just 500 people northwest of Ramallah – began weekly non-violent demonstrations in opposition to the illegal Israeli colony of Halamish annexing and stealing of more of … Continue reading

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BDS movement spreads to Australia

In October 2010, Australian Palestine solidarity activists and supporters of human rights held their first national Boycott, Sanctions and Divestment (BDS) conference in support of Palestine. The Building Solidarity: Combating Occupation and Apartheid – activism in support of Palestine conference … Continue reading

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