Monday, May 26

Action Alert - Seattle movement to divest from War on Palestine, War on Iraq, War on Iran:

"Activists seek divestment linked to Occupation" Full article here

"...In a stance against apartheid, the city and the University of Washington had policies years ago against owning stock in companies that did business in South Africa."

"The latest proposal would prohibit the city from investing employees' retirement funds in corporations that participate in or profit from the U.S. occupation of Iraq or the Israeli government's activities within the West Bank, the Gaza Strip, East Jerusalem and the Golan Heights.

"Also disqualified would be corporations with a presence in Israeli settlements in the occupied territories. Finally, the measure would require the city to divest from Israeli government bonds should Israel launch a military attack on Iran..."

Official Petition Form

Below you will find a link to the official petition form. This form can be used for signature gathering. Please send completed forms to the address below. If you download this form to print and collect signatures with, please keep the following in mind:

  • The form must be printed double sided. This is a legal requirement.
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  • Please use a laser printer or photocopier. Forms printed on inkjet printers will smear if they get wet, and that may result in all the signatures being invalidated.
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