The boycott against Israel declared illegal in Gran Canaria

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Last 26 December the Court number 4 of Gran Canaria issued its decision on the civil proceedings presented by Ángel Mas, President of ACOM: the boycott approved on 27 November 2015 by the Council of Gran Canaria is ILLEGAL. Since 2015, 21 canarian towns, with a combined population of 850,000 inhabitants, receiving more than 4,2 […]

Boycott against Israel agreement suspended in Andalusia

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Huelva Court number 1 suspended the boycott agreements against Israel adopted by Ayamonte City Council, through a writ issued on October 29, 2017. On may 25th the plenary session of the City Council of Ayamonte (20.000 inhabitants, in the south of Spain), passed a decision that engaged the city in the boycott campaign against Israel. […]

Israel and the coup in Catalonia

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In these worrying days in Spain, ACOM, the organization of public diplomacy of reference in favour of Israel in our country, has spoken out firmly, as could not be otherwise, in favour of our constitutional democracy. In these last weeks we have supported our police forces in their exemplary mission and we have applauded the […]

The City Council of Cadiz taken to court for its xenophobic discrimination

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ACOM has taken to court the City Council of Cádiz for violating the Constitution and promoting discrimination based on ethnic or national origin. On 12 August 2016 the City Council of Cádiz approved becoming a member of the discriminatory network “city free of the Israeli apartheid” against the Jewish state. This clearly anti-Semite agenda in […]

The Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs avoids the issue faced with the evidence of hostility against Israel

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A few weeks ago ACOM sent a formal letter to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Alfonso Dastis, in which we detailed hostile activities against Israel carried out by his ministry. These initiatives included the financing of projects of Spanish associations that seek the destruction of the Jewish State and that at the same time are […]

The cost of activism against Israel for the citizens of Gijon

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The recent publication of a call for subsidies by the City Council of Gijón shows again the fixation of said Council with questionable projects related to the “Palestinian cause” and the laxity with which it donates the taxpayers’ money to it. It would be worthwhile to remind the citizens of Gijón that with these projects […]

Legal blow to the boycott of Israel in Valencia

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  The Court for Contentious Administrative Proceedings No 5 of Valencia has annulled as of 6 July 2017 the boycott of Israel approved by the City Council of Catarroja after the lawsuit presented by ACOM. The Court argues that the content of the declaration “conditions the future exercise of administrative powers, particularly in matters of […]