Boycotts

August 12, 2018 - 6:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump is backing calls for a Harley-Davidson boycott amid an ongoing steel tariff dispute. Harley-Davidson drew Trump's wrath in June after the manufacturer announced it is moving production of motorcycles sold in Europe to facilities outside the U.S. The company...
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FILE - In this Saturday, July 7, 2018, file photo, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, center, greets supporters as he arrives for his Cambodian People's Party's campaign rally in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Cambodians voting in the general election on Sunday, July 29, will have a nominal choice of 20 parties but in reality, only two serious options: extend Prime Minister Hun Sen’s 33 years in power or not vote at all. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith, File)
July 28, 2018 - 7:03 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Cambodians voting in Sunday's general election will have a nominal choice of 20 parties, but in reality, only two serious options: extend Prime Minister Hun Sen's 33 years in power, or do not vote at all. The key factor virtually ensuring a walkover by Hun Sen's party is the...
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Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, center, waves to supporters during his Cambodian People's Party's last campaign for July 29 general election, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Friday, July 27, 2018. Political exiles and Western governments are raising concerns about whether Cambodia's elections this weekend will be free and fair. Prime Minister Hun Sen's ruling party has banned the main opposition party, jailed its leaders and other critics and shut independent media outlets. Opposition politicians in exile in the United States, Australia and elsewhere are using social media to urge voters to embrace a "clean finger campaign" and boycott the vote. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith)
July 27, 2018 - 2:12 am
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Friday wrapped up campaigning for re-election by attacking an opposition call to boycott the polls and calling those who heed it "destroyers of democracy." Some 8.3 million people are registered to vote in Sunday's general election to...
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In this July 17, 2018, photo, Kem Monovithya, a Cambodian political activist and daughter of Kem Sokha, the jailed leader of Cambodia's main opposition party, poses for a portrait on Capitol Hill in Washington. Kem said she can't go home because she fears she, too, will be arrested as part of a government crackdown that has banned the political party her father led, shut down news outlets and scattered hundreds of Cambodian politicians, human rights activists and journalists into exile in the U.S., Australia, Thailand and other countries. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
July 26, 2018 - 12:25 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kem Monovithya, a Cambodian political activist, was visiting Switzerland in September when she got a phone call from her father. Kem Sokha, the leader of Cambodia's main opposition party, told his daughter that government agents were raiding their family's home in Phnom Penh. "He...
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FILE - In a Thursday, July 19, 2018 file photo, Ivanka Trump, the daughter of President Donald Trump, applauds during a signing ceremony where President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order that establishes a National Council for the American Worker in the East Room of the White House, in Washington. Ivanka Trump’s clothing company is shutting down and all its employees are being laid off, according to news reports. The New York Post is reporting that its sources say the company “will be shuttered ‘ASAP’ and that staff have been informed that they’re being laid off.”(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
July 24, 2018 - 5:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Ivanka Trump is shutting down her fashion line of dresses, shoes and handbags that became a target of political boycotts and spurred concerns about conflicts of interest after her father was elected. The president's daughter said in a statement she made the decision so she could...
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July 02, 2018 - 3:34 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel has denied entry to a Jewish-American activist for advocating boycotts of the Jewish state. Israel's immigration authority says the activist, Ariel Gold, arrived to Israel Sunday and was refused entry at the airport. Israel's Strategic Affairs Minister Gilad Erdan said "...
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In this Friday, May 4, 2018, photo, a couple walk by the sea with the city skyline in the background, in Doha, Qatar. The diplomatic crisis gripping the energy-rich country of Qatar, the worst to grip the Gulf region since Iraq's 1990 invasion of Kuwait, will turn a year-old on June 5. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
June 04, 2018 - 2:51 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The diplomatic crisis gripping the energy-rich country of Qatar will enter its second year on June 5. Here's a look at the ongoing dispute, the worst to grip the Gulf region since Iraq's 1990 invasion of Kuwait. ___ A COUNTRY TARGETED Qatar is a nation about the...
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In this Friday, May 4, 2018, photo, a couple walk by the sea with the city skyline in the background, in Doha, Qatar. The diplomatic crisis gripping the energy-rich country of Qatar, the worst to grip the Gulf region since Iraq's 1990 invasion of Kuwait, will turn a year-old on June 5. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
June 03, 2018 - 7:36 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The diplomatic crisis gripping the energy-rich country of Qatar will enter its second year on June 5. Here's a look at the ongoing dispute, the worst to grip the Gulf region since Iraq's 1990 invasion of Kuwait. ___ A COUNTRY TARGETED Qatar is a nation about the...
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New York Councilman Jumaane D. Williams, second from right, with the help of Kirsten John Foy, second from left, Northeast Regional Director of the National Action Network, holds a jersey with Colin Kaepernick's name on the back, during a rally of civil rights activists outside of the NFL’s headquarters, Friday, May 25, 2018, in New York. About 50 people gathered to protest the NFL’s new policy aimed at ending player protests during the playing of the national anthem in stadiums before games. Kaepernick, the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, started the movement of taking a knee during the anthem to protest police brutality and racial inequality two seasons ago. (AP Photo/Ralph Russo)
May 25, 2018 - 3:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Civil rights activists gathered outside of NFL headquarters and called on team owners to overturn a new policy aimed at stopping player protests during the national anthem. They also encouraged a boycott of the league and its sponsors. About 50 people gathered Friday at the office...
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FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2012 file photo, French demonstrators and supporters of Palestinians hold a placard with the word "Boycott" during a demonstration in Paris, France. Israel called on the European Union on Friday, May 25, 2018 to halt funding to more than a dozen European and Palestinian non-governmental organizations that it says promote boycotts against Israel, saying the financial support violates the EU's stated policy that it opposes boycotts against the Jewish state. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon, File)
May 25, 2018 - 2:12 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel called on the European Union on Friday to halt funding to more than a dozen European and Palestinian non-governmental organizations that it says promote boycotts against Israel, saying the financial support violates the EU's stated policy that it opposes boycotts against the...
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