South African Academics Urge University of Free State To Cancel Agreement With Haifa University – an Apartheid Institution

South African Academics Urge University of Free State To Cancel Agreement With Haifa University – an Apartheid InstitutionIn the NewsAcademics call on University of Free State to terminate the Haifa Universtity partnership reminiscent of apartheid-era academic ties between Israel and the apartheid South African state and its institutions, including universities. Academic BoycottOctober 15, 2020 By:  … Continue reading “South African Academics Urge University of Free State To Cancel Agreement With Haifa University – an Apartheid Institution”

Victory: Liverpool arms fair canceled, Mayor vows policy against future arms fairs

Victory: Liverpool arms fair canceled, Mayor vows policy against future arms fairsUpdateAfter weeks of campaigning by a local coalition, event organisers cancelled this year’s Electronic Warfare Europe. Campaigners are mobilizing against the next edition, set for Seville (Spain) in May 2021 Military EmbargoLocal governmentsOctober 5, 2020 By:  Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC)

Global South leaders call on UN to investigate Israeli apartheid

Global South leaders call on UN to investigate Israeli apartheidAction AlertGlobal South leaders Jessie Duarte (South Africa), Claudia Mix (Chile), Elamaram Kareem (India) and Nora Cortiñas (Argentina) call for #UNGA75 to investigate Israeli apartheid and impose sanctions. Economic BoycottMilitary EmbargoSanctions and governmentsSeptember 30, 2020

Tell the UN: State and corporate complicity in Israeli apartheid must end

Tell the UN: State and corporate complicity in Israeli apartheid must endAction AlertAs the United Nations holds its annual General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, join our twitterstorm calling on the UN to take concrete action to end State and corporate complicity in IsraelEconomic BoycottMilitary EmbargoSanctions and governmentsSeptember 24, 2020 By:  Palestinian BDS National Committee … Continue reading “Tell the UN: State and corporate complicity in Israeli apartheid must end”

Global mobilization launched for UN investigation of Israeli apartheid

Global mobilization launched for UN investigation of Israeli apartheidUpdateA letter signed by 452 civil society groups worldwide launched a global campaign calling on the UN to assume its responsibility for investigating and eradicating Israeli apartheid, as it did with apartheid in Southern Africa Economic BoycottMilitary EmbargoSanctions and governmentsSeptember 23, 2020 By:  Palestinian BDS National Committee … Continue reading “Global mobilization launched for UN investigation of Israeli apartheid”

Global civil society calls for UN General Assembly to investigate Israeli apartheid

Global civil society calls for UN General Assembly to investigate Israeli apartheidIn the News452 trade unions, movements, political parties and organizations from tens of countries call on the United Nations General Assembly to investigate Israeli apartheid and impose sanctions Economic BoycottMilitary EmbargoSanctions and governmentsSeptember 22, 2020 By:  Palestinian Human Rights Organizations Council

The UAE and Bahrain’s dictators are selling out the Palestinian people

The UAE and Bahrain’s dictators are selling out the Palestinian peopleUpdateTuesday’s White House photo-op marks a cynical deal by corrupt, fanatic Israeli, Emirati, Bahraini and US rulers to sustain their brutal repression and rights violations Military EmbargoSanctions and governmentsSeptember 15, 2020 By:  Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC)

Docaviv film festival in apartheid Tel Aviv rocked by cancellations in closing week after BDS appeals

Docaviv film festival in apartheid Tel Aviv rocked by cancellations in closing week after BDS appealsUpdateCíntia Gil, Director of Sheffield Doc/Fest among four international participants to withdraw Cultural BoycottSeptember 9, 2020 By:  Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI)

Society for the Study of Social Problems Votes by Majority To Support BDS, Motion Falls Short Due To Rules Change

Society for the Study of Social Problems Votes by Majority To Support BDS, Motion Falls Short Due To Rules ChangeIn the NewsA majority of SSSP members stand in solidarity with Palestinian academics and support the call from Palestinian civil society for effective measures to hold Israel accountable for its denial of the fundamental human rights … Continue reading “Society for the Study of Social Problems Votes by Majority To Support BDS, Motion Falls Short Due To Rules Change”

Society for the Study of Social Problems Votes by Majority To Support BDS, Motion Fails To Pass Due To Rules Change

Society for the Study of Social Problems Votes by Majority To Support BDS, Motion Fails To Pass Due To Rules ChangeIn the NewsA majority of SSSP members stand in solidarity with Palestinian academics and support the call from Palestinian civil society for effective measures to hold Israel accountable for its denial of the fundamental human … Continue reading “Society for the Study of Social Problems Votes by Majority To Support BDS, Motion Fails To Pass Due To Rules Change”

Puma vs Facts: Refuting Puma’s Justifications for Supporting Israeli Apartheid

Puma vs Facts: Refuting Puma’s Justifications for Supporting Israeli ApartheidUpdateRather than abiding by its stated commitment to human rights and ending all activity in illegal Israeli settlements, Puma has repeatedly attempted to distance itself or justify its actions. Boycott PumaAugust 20, 2020 By:  Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI)

Help #FreeMahmoud: Israel extended his detention…again

Help #FreeMahmoud: Israel extended his detention…againAction AlertMahmoud expresses his deep gratitude to everyone who has joined the #FreeMahmoud campaign. Take urgent action now to tell the UN and the European Union to defend Palestinian human rights defenders and pressure Israel to set Mahmoud free.   Right To BoycottAugust 13, 2020 By:  Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC)

#FreeMahmoud: Israel bows to pressure allowing Mahmoud Nawajaa to see his lawyer

#FreeMahmoud: Israel bows to pressure allowing Mahmoud Nawajaa to see his lawyerUpdateAfter 13 days of interrogation and denial of access to his lawyer and family, Israeli authorities allowed Palestinian human rights defender and BDS coordinator Mahmoud Nawajaa to meet his lawyer for the first time since his late night arrest on July 30th. Economic BoycottMilitary … Continue reading “#FreeMahmoud: Israel bows to pressure allowing Mahmoud Nawajaa to see his lawyer”

#FreeMahmoud: Israel extends BDS coordinator Mahmoud Nawajaa’s detention

#FreeMahmoud: Israel extends BDS coordinator Mahmoud Nawajaa’s detentionUpdateIgnoring Amnesty’s call for his immediate release, Israel today extended detention of Palestinian human rights defender and BDS coordinator Mahmoud Nawajaa Economic BoycottMilitary EmbargoRight To BoycottSanctions and governmentsAugust 9, 2020 By:  Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC)

#FreeMahmoud: Amnesty International Demands Release of Human Rights Defender Mahmoud Nawajaa

#FreeMahmoud: Amnesty International Demands Release of Human Rights Defender Mahmoud NawajaaIn the NewsIsraeli authorities must immediately and unconditionally release Palestinian human rights defender Mahmoud Nawajaa, 34, the General Coordinator of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement (BDS) in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT), Amnesty International said today Right To BoycottAugust 7, 2020 By:  Amnesty International

Italian Regional and City Councils Call for Sanctions Against Israel’s Annexation Plans and Violations of International Law

Italian Regional and City Councils Call for Sanctions Against Israel’s Annexation Plans and Violations of International LawIn the NewsThe Emilia Romagna Regional Council and the Turin City Council respond to the call from more than 70 Palestinian civil society organizations for effective countermeasures to stop Israel’s illegal annexation of the occupied West Bank and its … Continue reading “Italian Regional and City Councils Call for Sanctions Against Israel’s Annexation Plans and Violations of International Law”

#FreeMahmoud: Israeli military court extends Palestinian BDS coordinator’s detention by 15 days

#FreeMahmoud: Israeli military court extends Palestinian BDS coordinator’s detention by 15 daysUpdateIsrael is holding Palestinian human rights defender Mahmoud Nawajaa without charge and has denied his right to see his lawyer.  Right To BoycottSanctions and governmentsAugust 2, 2020 By:  Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC)

Help us to #FreeMahmoud, BNC general coordinator

Help us to #FreeMahmoud, BNC general coordinatorAction AlertProminent Palestinian human rights defender Mahmoud Nawajaa was taken from his family by Israeli occupation forces during a night raid. Take action to mobilize support and call for effective international pressure to secure his immediate release. Right To BoycottSanctions and governmentsJuly 31, 2020 By:  Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC)

#FreeMahmoud: Israeli occupation forces arrest BDS coordinator Mahmoud Nawajaa during night raid

#FreeMahmoud: Israeli occupation forces arrest BDS coordinator Mahmoud Nawajaa during night raidUpdateTens of Israeli occupation soldiers stormed the home of Mahmoud Nawajaa, the General Coordinator of the Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC), near Ramallah, handcuffing, blindfolding and taking him away from his wife and three young children Economic BoycottCultural BoycottAcademic BoycottMilitary EmbargoRight To BoycottSanctions and … Continue reading “#FreeMahmoud: Israeli occupation forces arrest BDS coordinator Mahmoud Nawajaa during night raid”

Palestinian Academic and Scientific Organizations Call to Cut Ties With AnyVision-Sponsored Workshop

Palestinian Academic and Scientific Organizations Call to Cut Ties With AnyVision-Sponsored WorkshopIn the NewsPalestinians urge international scholars and institutions not to lend support to workshop organized with Israeli facial recognition technology firm directly involved in Israel’s crimes against Palestinians. Academic BoycottMilitary EmbargoJuly 24, 2020 By:  Palestinian academic and scientific organizations

15 quotes to mark 15 years of BDS

15 quotes to mark 15 years of BDSUpdateWe hope these quotes by leading figures in culture, academia, politics, and struggles for justice about our movement for Palestinian rights will inspire you to support BDS on its 15th anniversary Economic BoycottCultural BoycottAcademic BoycottMilitary EmbargoJuly 15, 2020 By:  BDS Movement

Boycott Tune In Tel Aviv

Boycott Tune In Tel AvivUpdateWhile claiming to be “independent of any political agenda”, organiser Oleh! Records boasts of “developing long term objectives and programs for the Israeli Foreign Ministry” and that their “activity directly counters BDS and cultural boycott of Israel”. Cultural BoycottJuly 3, 2020 By:  Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of … Continue reading “Boycott Tune In Tel Aviv”

Latin American leaders support call for sanctions on Israel

Latin American leaders support call for sanctions on IsraelUpdateEx-Presidents Dilma Rousseff, Lula da Silva, Evo Morales, José Mujica, Rafael Correa among 320 public figures supporting Palestinian call for sanctions to stop Israel’s annexation and apartheid Economic BoycottMilitary EmbargoSanctions and governmentsJuly 3, 2020 By:  Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC)

Palestinian civil society reiterates call for Immediate targeted sanctions to stop Israel’s annexation and apartheid

Palestinian civil society reiterates call for Immediate targeted sanctions to stop Israel’s annexation and apartheidIn the NewsThe Palestinian Human Rights Organizations Council released a statement today signed by tens of Palestinian civil society organzations renewing their call for targeted sanctions in response Israel’s annexation and apartheid Economic BoycottMilitary EmbargoSanctions and governmentsJuly 1, 2020 By:  Palestinian … Continue reading “Palestinian civil society reiterates call for Immediate targeted sanctions to stop Israel’s annexation and apartheid”

Palestinians reiterate call for targeted sanctions to stop Israeli annexation

Palestinians reiterate call for targeted sanctions to stop Israeli annexationUpdateWith Israel delaying its plans, tens of Palestinian civil society organizations said Israel’s ongoing annexation and apartheid demand international sanctions Economic BoycottMilitary EmbargoSanctions and governmentsJuly 1, 2020 By:  Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC)

July 9 – Global Uprising: Webinar with Michael Bennett, Pele Bennett, Joy Lehuanani Enomoto and Nick Estes

July 9 – Global Uprising: Webinar with Michael Bennett, Pele Bennett, Joy Lehuanani Enomoto and Nick EstesUpdateJoin us for a discussion with Black and Indigenous activists and scholars involved in struggles against racism and settler colonialism from Hawaii to Samoa, First Nations, Black America and Palestine. Cultural BoycottMilitary EmbargoRed Card IsraelJuly 1, 2020 By:  Palestinian … Continue reading “July 9 – Global Uprising: Webinar with Michael Bennett, Pele Bennett, Joy Lehuanani Enomoto and Nick Estes”

250+ prominent South Africans call for sanctions to stop annexation

250+ prominent South Africans call for sanctions to stop annexationIn the NewsProminent signatories to Global South call include former South African President Kgalema Motlanthe, former Mozambiquean Minister Oscar Monteiro, former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay, General Secretary of the South African Federation of Trade Unions Zwelinzima Vavi, and former Commissioner at SA … Continue reading “250+ prominent South Africans call for sanctions to stop annexation”

Urge Cara Delevingne to Take Her Stand for Justice to Puma

Urge Cara Delevingne to Take Her Stand for Justice to PumaAction AlertTake action to urge Puma brand ambassador and equality for all advocate Cara Delevingne to join worldwide calls on Puma to end support for Israel’s racist apartheid regime oppressing Palestinians.   Boycott PumaJune 25, 2020 By:  Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel … Continue reading “Urge Cara Delevingne to Take Her Stand for Justice to Puma”