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embargo

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Synonyms for boycott

to exclude from normal social or professional activities

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a group's refusal to have commercial dealings with some organization in protest against its policies

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Puma's lack of sportsmanship is now the subject of a major international boycott campaign led by the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions ((https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20170316-timeline-international-attempts-to-boycott-bds/) BDS) movement.
In fact, Israel should be boycotted in every possible way until it relents and respects international law regarding the rights and freedom of the Palestinian people.
Omar, a Democratic member of the US House of Representatives, proposed the resolution earlier this week in a bid to push back against US laws banning the Israel boycotts, presstv reported.
But calling for an election boycott in a region where the president's major challenger who also is a liberal democrat with listening ears has his brightest chances amounts to uncounted but very effective vote to the incumbent even before the elections kick off.
In the local scene, some boycotts have gone on for months now-those of Nutri-Asia products and Jollibee Foods Corp., for instance.
KARACHI -- The city administration of Karachi has come up in support of social media-driven campaign of 'fruit boycott' - aimed at combating profiteering - contrary to its previous claims of controlling prizes of essential commodities during Ramazan.
This way, an important knowledge gap was identified as crucial to be considered while analyzing CSR aspects in any of the boycotts types already identified in literature, revisiting thus all types of boycott or identifying a new one.
Led by an influential leader, Cesar Chavez, workers picketed fields, boycotted local stores that sold wine produced by the growers, and walked a 340-mile pilgrimage to the state capital of Sacramento in 1966 to raise awareness of their cause.
Clearly, political boycotts are a form of free expression.
Consumer boycotts are a form of anticonsumption behavior, where boycotters are market activists who forgo the consumption of certain products and services because of environmental, political, ethical, or social issues (Chatzidakis and Lee 2013; Hoffmann 2011; Yuksel 2013; Yuksel and Mryteza 2009).
On July 9, 2005, the call went out from "representatives of Palestinian civil society" to "international civil society organizations and people of conscience all over the world to impose broad boycotts and implement divestment initiatives against Israel similar to those applied to South Africa in the apartheid era" (Lim 2012, 24).
The first goal is to show that the Young Turks and CUP did not start the boycott movements, but boycotts were rather the consequence of the spontaneous public meetings were Ottoman citizens expressed their attitude toward current political and social issues.
Consumer boycotts have long been regarded as a tool by which consumers can voice their dissatisfaction with an organization's tactics, a government's policies, and with social issues in the hopes of influencing the offending target to change its ways.
Rather, if Trump really wants to achieve his stated aims, he should put American businesses on the front lines of his strategy and call for a boycott of China.