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Protest Against CAT Chief Jim Owens
Business First of Buffalo
May 17th, 2007

From Portland: Caterpillar Campaign FAQs
I Saw it in Palestine
March 16th, 2007
Here in Portland, we've began developing a campaign to urge Caterpillar, the manufacturer of bulldozers used to demolish homes in Palestine, to end sales to the Israeli military. Through the course of our work, we've had some questions. I'd like to offer up what we've discovered so that other campaigns can access this information easily and quickly.

Confronting Divestment at Stanford University
by Luukas Ilves and Tucker HerbertThe Stanford Review
March 9th, 2007

International, Israeli Activists Stop Bulldozers in Um Salamuna
InfoShop News
March 2nd, 2007
Today 5 internationals and 6 Israelis joined Palestinians to stop the bulldozing on the land of Um Salamuna near the village of Wadi an-Nis. The internationals and Israelis along with 2 Palestinians from PSP climbed on top of a Caterpillar bulldozer when it was stopped for a break. For over 2 hours Israeli and International activists prevented that bulldozer from working. Another bulldozer was stopped when Palestinian, international and Israeli activists stood in front of it for some time.

Craig and Cindy Corrie Find Warm Welcome in Des Moines
by Michael GillespieWashington Report on Middle East Affairs, January/February 2007, pages 65-66
February 12th, 2007
Few Americans, even those who are not strangers to the occasional rough-and-tumble of political protest in this country, would wish to imagine the horror of losing a child beneath the blade and bulk of a 60-ton armored IDF Caterpillar D-9 bulldozer. Fewer still would manage to cope gracefully with such a senseless and devastating loss, and to invest it with meaning.

Caterpillar homewrecker’s visit to London
Indy Media UK
November 24th, 2006
On Wednesday 22nd November around 50 protesters, including the Rhythms of Resistance samba band, turned out to ‘greet’ Michael Baunton, the Vice President of Caterpillar.

Caterpillar D9s at work in Occupied Palestine. CAT boss is due in London next week .
by Charlie PottinsRandom Pottins
November 18th, 2006
On Wednesday, 22 November, Mike Baunton, CBE, Vice-President of the Caterpillar company, which has supplied armoured bulldozers used in destrying Palestinian homes and olive groves, is due to attend a function organised by the Institute of Mechanical Engineers (IME) at the Grosvenor House Hotel in Park Lane, in London's West End. Palestine Solidarity and Boycott Israel campaigners will be there to meet him.

Friday Ritual in Bilin: Occupied Territory
by Eileen FlemingOpEdNews
November 10th, 2006
Largely unreported by the media, thousands of Palestinians and hundreds of Israelis and Internationals have been waging a major grassroots nonviolent campaign of resistance to the construction of Israel's Wall in the Occupied Territories. "Civilian uprising and non-violent activism is not like the Gandhi movie. It's not carrying posters and saying we don't like your wall, go away. We stand in front of Caterpillar's knowing we will be shot and arrested."

They’re back: Divestment group gets question on the ballot
by George P. HassettSommerville News
September 23rd, 2006
Somerville, through Caterpillar Tractor, profits off illegal attacks on Palestinian homes, schools, ambulances, and the destruction of millions of Palestinian olive trees – an economic mainstay of the Palestinian population.

Rachel Corrie's family appeals lawsuit against bulldozer-maker
by Gene JohnsonsSeattle Post-Intelligencer
March 23rd, 2006
"This case doesn't allege Caterpiller should be liable just because they were doing business with the Israelis," said Maria LaHood, from the New York-based Center for Constitutional Rights. "It argues that because they knew the D9 and D10 bulldozers would be used to demolish homes in violation of international law, they are liable."

Novi: Protesters honor young woman killed supporting Palestinians
by Pam FlemingNovi News
March 23rd, 2006
Caterpillar in Novi was the site of a protest last week honoring the death of a young woman who died March 16, 2003, supporting the Palestinians' right to a homeland.

Jewish Statement Against Caterpillar Human Rights Abuses
Jewish Voice for Peace
March 20th, 2006

Four arrested in protest against Caterpillar
Associated Press
March 17th, 2006
Four people arrested during a protest outside Caterpillar Incorporated's world headquarters in Peoria have all been released on their own recognizance.

Jewish groups urge Archbishop to have 'moral strength' over disinvestment
Ekklesia
March 16th, 2006
Jewish and Israeli groups have written to the Archbishop of Canterbury, backing the call by the Church of England's General Synod to disinvest church funds from companies profiting from Israel's illegal occupation of Palestinian territory.

Protesters in Novi call for Caterpillar to stop selling bulldozers to Israel
by Gregg KrupaDetroit News
March 16th, 2006
"My hope would be that this demonstration would be a clarion call to Caterpillar," Thomas said. "They are an excellent company. They have done wonderful things. But they've made a mistake on this issue."

Church of England investment body rejects Synod vote to disinvest
by Daniel BlakeChristian Today
March 8th, 2006
The Ethical Investment Advisory Group (EIAG) of the Church of England has snubbed the Israeli disinvestment vote of the General Synod by refusing to recommend disinvestment from machines giant Caterpillar.

Parishes to boycott Church of England over continued investment in Caterpillar
Ekklesia
March 8th, 2006
Parishes are being urged to withdraw their money from the Church of England after a decision to continue its current investment in US company Caterpillar inc.

Church's Israel funds climbdown
BBC
March 8th, 2006
The Church of England's ethical advisory body has rejected its governing body's call to sell the Church's £2.5m stake in Caterpillar.

Church investment body snubs Synod over Caterpillar
Ekklesia
March 7th, 2006
In a move that will be seen by campaigners as a snub to the Church of England's 'Parliament', the Church’s Ethical Investment Advisory Group (EIAG) has said it will not recommend disinvestment from the controversial US company Caterpillar.

Church of England votes to disinvest in Caterpillar
Ekklesia
February 7th, 2006
Christian peace campaigners are this morning welcoming the vote last night by the Church of England's general synod - including the Archbishop of Canterbury - to disinvest church funds from companies profiting from Israel's illegal occupation of Palestinian territory.


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