Archbishop Desmond Tutu in Haaretz

Forwarded from Ricken Patel of Avaaz — “Archbishop Desmond Tutu has just published a powerful call to conscience in an Israeli newspaper [Haaretz, Aug. 14, 2014]. In it, the Nobel Laureate and anti-apartheid legend stands with 1.7 million of us in calling on companies to boycott and divest from the Israeli occupation and repression of […]

A Call to Action from Aavaz

Forward Aug. 9, 2014 from Ricken Patel, of Avaaz Dear Avaazers, This is a big deal. At 1.5 million strong and counting, we’ve built the largest divestment campaign in the history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Longtime peace activists are telling us this could be a game changer, but the next few days are crucial — […]