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 […]

Boycott resolution nullified by Spanish Court in Galicia

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On March 2016, the City Council of Teo (a town of 18.510 inhabitants, north-west of Spain) passed a decision committing the Council to sign neither any political, commercial, agricultural, educational, cultural, sporting or security agreement or contract with Israeli institutions, companies and organizations, nor with bodies, companies and organizations that are involved, collaborate or in […]

Yair Lapid, Leader of the centrist Opposition in Israel, visits Spain invited by ACOM & NGO Monitor

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Yair Lapid, President of the Yesh Atid party, ex-Minister of Finance and leader of the centrist opposition in the Israeli Parliament, visited Spain last week invited by ACOM and NGO Monitor, with an extensive and fruitful list of institutional visits. The Israeli politician wanted to show his support for the work of ACOM celebrating meetings […]