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Israel launches secret squad to challenge negative image & boycott campaign

Israel has created a secretive body made up of ex-generals and a former UN ambassador to engage in an online propaganda campaign against the state’s opponents internationally. The Strategic Affairs Ministry created the corporation to carry out “mass awareness activities” to counteract what it describes as “the delegitimization campaign” against Israel internationally, Haaretz reports. The group, named Kella Shlomo, received ...

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YouTube blocks Navalny’s calls for Russian election boycott

Published time: 28 Dec, 2017 11:45 Edited time: 28 Dec, 2017 11:49 Russian anti-corruption activist Aleksey Navalny has said that YouTube has blocked his video with calls for nationwide protests. The opposition figure believes the step was the result of Kremlin pressure on the website. A video in which Navalny personally asks his supporters to launch a nationwide protest against ...

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'Good news': White House on CNN's Christmas party boycott

Published time: 29 Nov, 2017 15:45 Edited time: 29 Nov, 2017 15:52 CNN said it is boycotting the White House Christmas party for the media this year in light of President Donald Trump’s continued attacks on the network. In a reaction retweeted by Trump, the White House press secretary called it “good news.” “CNN will not be attending this year’s ...

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Israel denies entry to 7 French officials for ‘supporting boycott movement’

Seven members of a 20-person delegation from Europe have been denied entry to Israel for apparently calling for a boycott on products made by Israeli companies in occupied Palestinian territories, local media report. The delegation, which includes French members of the European Parliament, members of the French parliament and mayors of French cities, is expected to arrive next week. Read ...

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Putin critic Khodorkovsky speaks out against boycott of presidential polls

Mikhail Khodorkovsky, once Russia’s richest man before being convicted of fraud and now a relentless critic of President Vladimir Putin, has urged opposition forces inside Russia to stop promoting a boycott of the 2018 presidential elections. Khodorkovsky published a major address on the upcoming presidential polls on his Facebook page, in which he called on his supporters to vote for ...

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

Published time: 20 Oct, 2017 15:13 Residents in a Houston suburb will not receive funds donated for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts if they support boycotting Israel, according to a funding application form issued in the wake of the devastating storm. The city of Dickinson, Texas, told individuals and businesses on Monday that they are now accepting applications for “grants from ...

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Al Sharpton: We'll Boycott ESPN If Jemele Hill Gets Fired

Al SharptonWe’ll Boycott ESPNIf Jemele Hill Gets Fired 9/13/2017 4:21 PM PDT EXCLUSIVE Al Sharpton says he’s got Jemele Hill‘s back — and if ESPN fires her over her anti-Trump tweets, he’ll lead a boycott against the network. The Rev. tells TMZ Sports he’s furious with the White House and press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders for saying Hill’s tweets are ...

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Lionel Richie may boycott Kennedy Center Honors

Lionel Richie may not say hello at the Kennedy Center Honors this year. The legendary singer said on the “Today” show Tuesday that he’s “gonna just play it by ear.” “I must tell you, I’m not really happy with what’s going on right now with the controversies. They’re weekly, daily, hourly,” Richie said. “But I think I’m just going to ...

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Chuck D: Really Wanna Have Colin Kaepernick's Back? Boycott the NFL

Chuck DReally Have Kaep’s Back?Boycott the NFL 8/10/2017 9:44 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE Chuck D tells TMZ Sports … if fans upset with the Colin Kaepernick situation REALLY wanna send a message to the NFL, the best way to do it is with a full, serious boycott.  “Don’t go to the sports bars. Don’t turn the game on. Leave your team ...

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Austin Rivers Says He'd Boycott Trump White House

Austin Rivers I’d Boytcott Trump White House… If Clips Won 6/19/2017 6:22 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE L.A. Clippers star Austin Rivers was straight and to the point when we asked if he’d go to the White House to visit President Trump if he won the NBA championship.  “NOPE.” It’s a question everyone’s been asking the Golden State Warriors after coach Steve ...

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