Boycotts

Nick Cave defies “censoring” boycott to play in Israel

Nick Cave, the Australian rock star, has accused the anti-Israel boycott movement of “censoring and silencing” musicians as he prepares to play the …

Jewish Culture

'Stop bullying artists!' Nick Cave vows to perform in Israel to protest boycott campaign against Jewish state

His group's world tour will end on Monday (20 November) after their last show in Tel Aviv.<p>Facing down his critics, the rock singer Nick Cave says he …

Brian Eno

NFL Boycott Intensifies On Veterans Day Weekend After NFL Announces No Change To Anthem Policy

'In solidarity with veterans around the country'

Veterans Day

Israel bans group of EU politicians, citing boycott support

JERUSALEM – Israel is refusing entry to a group of European politicians who had planned to visit later this month over their alleged support for a movement to boycott the Jewish state.<p>Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan said the officials "actively support" the boycott movement.<p>An Interior …

World News

Loewenstein: Manus protest is failing, so let’s talk about a boycott of Australia

Industries like sporting and tourism could be turned into tools for fighting indefinite incarceration. The post Loewenstein: Manus protest is …

Group calls for boycott of NFL on Veterans Day Weekend

As if NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell didn’t have enough on his plate, the league is facing yet another boycott.<p>This one centers around season-ticket …

Business

Major Venezuelan opposition parties to boycott local polls | Reuters

This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed.<p>Published Date: Oct 31, 2017 03:15 am | Updated Date: Oct 31, 2017 …

Venezuela

Qatar Eases Bank Laws for Expats With Expired Visas Amid Boycott

Qatar’s central bank is easing its banking rules for expatriates, as it grapples with a regional economic boycott about to enter its sixth month.<p>The …

Gulf Cooperation Council

Texas Town Deletes Israel Boycott Clause From Hurricane Relief Grants

(JTA) — Private citizens who apply for Hurricane Harvey rebuilding funds in Dickinson, Texas no longer have to certify that they will not boycott …

Jewish Culture

Hurricane relief program removes ‘no Israel boycott’ pledge

DICKINSON, Texas — A Houston suburb removed a requirement from a hurricane repair grant program that homeowners must agree to not boycott Israel as a …

Israel

Harvey Relief Program Nixes Requirement to Not Boycott Israel

A storm-battered Texas city has nixed part of a Hurricane Harvey repair grant application that required residents to vow in writing that they would not boycott Israel.<p>The Dickinson City Council voted on Tuesday to remove that provision of the Dickinson Harvey Relief Fund application, according to …

Weather

Kenya holds new presidential election amid call for boycott

NAIROBI, Kenya – Kenya is holding its second presidential election since August despite high tension and the main opposition leader's call for his followers to boycott.<p>The number of voters at some polling stations when they opened Thursday morning seemed smaller than the crowds for the Aug. 8 …

World News

Boycott Israel & you won’t get aid donations, Hurricane Harvey victims told

A man dumps debris of his house flooded in Dickinson, Texas, the United States, on Sept. 2, 2017. © Robert Stanton / Xinhua / Global Look …

Israel

Texas City Tells People No Hurricane Harvey Aid Unless They Promise Not to Boycott Israel

The city of Dickinson, Texas, is requiring applicants for Hurricane Harvey rebuilding funds to certify in writing that they will not take part in a …

Liberal View

Munayyer: Support for Palestinians becomes Orwellian litmus test

Like most in the United States, I watched with a heavy heart as images of devastated communities in Texas filled our TV screens after Hurricane …

Palestine

The NFL Boycott Is Stronger Than Ever — Just Look How Empty the Seats Were on Thursday Night

Following a record number of national anthem protests, fans have responded by boycotting the NFL and even burning their jerseys. As a result, the …

Kansas City Chiefs

Texas city requires Israel pledge for hurricane relief

<b>A Texas city has required residents who are seeking government disaster relief funds in the wake of Hurricane Harvey to pledge to not boycott Israel.</b><p>The city of Dickinson, about 30 miles (48km) north of Houston, posted grant applications for anyone seeking money for repairs after the category 4 …

Israel

This Texas town says you can’t apply for Harvey aid if you boycott Israel – VICE News

Contractors and residents in Dickinson, Texas, looking for government funding to rebuild after Hurricane Harvey must meet an unusual requirement: They’re not allowed to boycott Israel.<p>This provision isn’t entirely the call of the 20,000-resident city in Galveston County, as it stems from a bill …

Hurricane Harvey

Residents of Texas town no longer have to vow not to boycott Israel to get Harvey relief funds

<i>Updated Oct. 26: Revised to reflect that Dickinson has removed the requirement for residents.</i><p>Residents applying for Hurricane Harvey relief grants …

Texas

For Harvey Relief Funds, Residents in Texas Town Must Vow Not to Boycott Israel

In order to get Hurricane Harvey relief funds, Dickinson, Texas, residents have been asked to agree to not boycott Israel, <i>The</i> <i>Dallas Morning News</i> …

Israel

Texas town makes hurricane aid applicants pledge not to boycott Israel

Nearly two months after Hurricane Harvey socked the Texas coastline, residents are still in the early stages of the costly and complicated cleanup …

Canadian News

Dickinson Demands People Seeking Harvey Relief Promise Not To Boycott Israel

Before you can receive any money from the City of Dickinson to start rebuilding your Harvey-damaged home or business, the city is going to need you …

Greg Abbott

To Get Hurricane Rebuilding Money in Texas, Contractors Must Promise They Won’t Boycott Israel

If you’re a Texan looking to rebuild in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, you’d better not boycott Israel.<p>That’s the message being sent by the …

ACLU

Americans' Right to Boycott Israel Needs to Be Protected

<i>Boycotting is protected under the First Amendment, but it’s now under threat; meanwhile, Facebook has drastically changed American democracy. These</i> …

Liberal View

#WomenBoycottTwitter raises the issue of who gets to find solidarity in a hashtag

A 24-hour Twitter hiatus feels supportive to some, and like self-censorship to others<p>Last night, some Twitter users began calling for a 24-hour boycott of the platform to show support for victims of sexual assault. The hashtag #WomenBoycottTwitter is trending right now, as the boycott is underway. …

Rose McGowan

Women Explain Why They Are Boycotting Twitter

Photo: Getty<p>On Wednesday night, Rose McGowan's Twitter account was suspended. McGowan had used the platform as a soapbox to call out sexual …

Rose McGowan

Kenya opposition lawmakers say to boycott parliament over proposed election law amendments

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan opposition lawmakers said on Tuesday they would boycott parliament over proposed election law amendments ahead of a rerun of a presidential vote on Oct. 26, a contest experts say looks increasingly unlikely to happen.<p>The poll pitting President Uhuru Kenyatta against …

Elections

Twitter calls for boycott of Dove products after 'racist' ad

Twitter has been left infuriated by a Dove advert that has been dubbed ‘racist’ and has led to thousands of social media users threatening to boycott.<p>…

News (South Africa)

Sooperpodcast #265! Yogurt Boycott Against Mattsogyny!!

THIS WEEK we tackle Cam Newton and he whines about it to the refs, then we talk a little Vegas talk, which is sad, and then we talk about the bump …

Conservative View

Why I'm Not Boycotting Twitter Today

As I’ve written before, there is no such thing as a perfect protest. Perfection isn’t the point of protest, nor should it be. There is no one march, …

Feminism