Boycott

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Vast majority of Red-and-White Coalition lawmakers attend inauguration, nixing boycott rumors

Leaders of political parties affiliated with the Red-and-White Coalition have fulfilled their promise not to obstruct the inauguration ceremony of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo on Monday, despite their declared opposition to the new government.Some 672 ... [Published Jakarta Post - 3 hours ago]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 4 reports

Al Wefaq member 'forced to pull out'

A FOUNDING member of Al Wefaq National Islamic Society, who intended to stand for election in defiance of the opposition boycott, has announced that he will withdraw his nomination.Mirza Ahmed Nabil, 62, risked being stripped of his membership in the ... [Published Gulf Daily News - 5 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

Divestment campaign urges customers to boycott banks which support fracking and fossil-fuel industry

Customers of Britain’s biggest banks are threatening to close their accounts unless the institutions cut all ties with coal, tar sands, fracking and other fossil-fuel industries as part of a new campaign launched today. ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 9 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 4 reports

Maharashtra polls: NOTA secures third place in Naxal-hit Gadchiroli

Press Trust of India |October 19, 2014 18:34 PMGadchiroli: The NOTA (None of the Above) option received the third highest number of votes in Gadchiroli constituency, the hotbed of Naxals, during the Assembly election in Maharashtra.As many as 17,510 ... [Published IBNLive India News - 19 hours ago]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 2 reports

Sudan: Opposition Parties Petition Kiir Over Security Bill

[Sudan Tribune]Juba -South Sudanese opposition leaders have petitioned President Salva Kiir against signing into law the controversial security bill approved by the parliament, despite boycott, saying it contravenes the country's constitution.Do you have ... [Published AfricanSeer - 18 hours ago]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 2 reports

Bahrain's key opposition group warns members not to join Nov. polls

Bahrain's largest opposition group Al Wefaq National Islamic Society warned its members and supporters on Sunday not to take part in the parliamentary and municipal elections next month or else their membership will be cancelled.The group's senior leader ... [Published China.org.cn - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 2 reports

Taiwan goverment rolls out measures to ensure food safety, says KMT

The China PostPublication Date : 19-10-2014As Taiwan continues to be in turmoil owing to the food crisis, ruling Kuomintang (KMT) spokesman Charles Chen affirmed that the government has introduced various measures to prevent similar oil scandals from ... [Published Asia News Network - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 5 reports

Sarawak DAP to boycott PAS, PKR over hudud

TMI Sarawak DAP today announced a boycott of all activities with allies PAS and PKR until the two parties clarify their stands on the implementation of hudud. Its chairman Chong Chieng Jen, however, said the state DAP would remain in Pakatan Rakyat (PR), ... [Published Hornbill Unleashed - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 2 reports

Khmer Rouge lawyers to boycott trial

PHNOM PENH:  Defence lawyers for two ex-Khmer Rouge leaders said yesterday they would boycott a new genocide trial until they appealed the pair’s earlier conviction, in a move which threatens to delay an already lengthy case.In August Nuon Chea, 88, known ... [Published Qatar Peninsula - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 2 reports

ASA pretends to partially drop Israel boycott

The American Studies Association may be backing down from its widely-publicized decision last year to boycott Israeli academics. Or, more likely, they may be obfuscating and retroactively recharacterizing their policy to avoid civil rights problems. Yesterday, ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 2 reports

Bahrainis call for boycotting November elections

Bahrainis have staged demonstrations across the country calling for boycotting the upcoming general elections. According to Press TV, protesters marched in the streets in the northwestern village of Diraz on Friday. Similar demonstrations were also held ... [Published IRIB World Service - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 3 reports

Former Khmer Rouge Leaders to Boycott Genocide Trial

Defense lawyers for two former leaders of Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge regime Saturday said they would boycott their genocide trial until they filed appeals for their earlier convictions, amplifying fears that the two octogenarians may die before the trial ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Oct 18 2014]

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On accusations that she overstays on foreign trips, visiting her children on Eala money, Zziwa said: "I cannot misuse money because all the rates for journeys are well stipulated. Secondly, it doesn't mean that when I became Speaker I ceased being a mother."
...Bruce Wright told School Board members that he told band director Tom McGarity that if the band boycotts anything, "it will be by School Board decision, not something the band director will do on his own. He understood it very clearly." High schoolschool band directors in Calhoun County — including McGarity — said last month their bands would not participate in the annual Christmas...
In December, 2013 Branson urged companies to boycott Uganda because of their "anti-homosexuality bill." Branson stated that it would be "Against my conscience to support this country, governments must realize that people should be able to love whoever they want."
"I request the court to add all copies of newspapers since September 1 to October 15, because they published the matter."

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Cooking with more swear words than Gordon Ramsay [Published StopPress New Zealand - 3 hours ago]
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The Connecticut Conference of the United Church... [Published Mondoweiss - 8 hours ago]
More great news for BDS. 400 delegates at the Connecticut Conference of the United Church of Christ (CTUCC), representing 240 churches and 97,000 members throughout the state of Connecticut, voted to divest from all companies “profiting from the occupation ...
Divestment campaign urges customers to boycott ... [Published Water Conserve: News - 9 hours ago]
Independent: Customers of Britain’s biggest banks are threatening to close their accounts unless the institutions cut all ties with coal, tar sands, fracking and other fossil-fuel industries as part of a new campaign launched today.The attempt to force ...
Anti-Israel Fanatics Protest Maccabi Haifa Game... [Published Breitbart Feed - 11 hours ago]
Anti-Israel forces were at work before and during Saturday night’s basketball game in Sacramento featuring the Israeli Maccabi Haifa team against the kcal Sacramento Kings. The Sacramento Regional Coalition for Palestinian Rights fired off missives ...
Richmond, B.C., considers banning Chinese-only ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - 14 hours ago]
Last year, two activists appeared in front of Richmond City Council with a 1,000-signature petition and a plea to force local businesses to advertise in one of Canada’s official languages. “We, the new visible minorities, are experiencing exclusion,” ...
Sarawak DAP to boycott PAS, PKR over hudud [Published Hornbill Unleashed - Oct 19 2014]
TMI Sarawak DAP today announced a boycott of all activities with allies PAS and PKR until the two parties clarify their stands on the implementation of hudud. Its chairman Chong Chieng Jen, however, said the state DAP would remain in Pakatan Rakyat (PR), ...
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