Boycott AnyVision: Israel’s “field-tested” facial recognition surveillance company

Boycott AnyVision: Israel’s “field-tested” facial recognition surveillance companyBNC StatementThe Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC) calls for boycotting AnyVision, Israel’s facial recognition technology firm, due to its irrefutable complicity in Israel’s occupation and repression of Palestinians.  Economic BoycottMilitary EmbargoBoycott HPAugust 30, 2019 By:  Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC)

Pacbi Welcomes Statement by More Than 500 Filmmakers Against “Close Up” Initiative Normalizing Israeli Apartheid

Pacbi Welcomes Statement by More Than 500 Filmmakers Against “Close Up” Initiative Normalizing Israeli ApartheidUpdateFilmmakers denounce “Close up,” a new documentary film project that aims to normalize relations with Israel as if it were a normal state, not a regime of occupation, settler-colonialism and apartheid. Cultural BoycottAugust 28, 2019 By:  Palestinian Campaign for Academic and … Continue reading “Pacbi Welcomes Statement by More Than 500 Filmmakers Against “Close Up” Initiative Normalizing Israeli Apartheid”

BDS movement condemns Israel’s decision to prevent U.S. Congresswomen’s visit

BDS movement condemns Israel’s decision to prevent U.S. Congresswomen’s visitUpdateIsrael is blocking Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilham Omar from visiting the Occupied Palestinian Territory due to their support for Palestinian freedom. We call for cutting U.S. military aid to Israel. Economic BoycottCultural BoycottAcademic BoycottRight To BoycottAugust 16, 2019 By:  Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC)

Tayside Pension Fund in Scotland drops Israel’s Bank Hapoalim

Tayside Pension Fund in Scotland drops Israel’s Bank HapoalimUpdateFollowing a period of campaigning, Tayside Pension Fund no longer invests local authority pension funds in Bank Hapoalim, an Israeli bank that operates and finances state infrastructure within illegal settlements upon occupied Palestinian land. Economic BoycottLocal governmentsTrade union solidarityFebruary 7, 2019 By:  Time to Divest

No Impunity for Ethnic Cleansing in Jerusalem – Boycott Israel Now

No Impunity for Ethnic Cleansing in Jerusalem – Boycott Israel NowUpdateIsrael committed its biggest crime of ethnic cleansing since 1967, destroying homes of hundreds of Palestinian families in Wadi Hummus, occupied East Jerusalem. Our most effective response is BDS. Economic BoycottMilitary EmbargoBoycott HPSanctions and governmentsJuly 25, 2019 By:  Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC)

BDS victory in German court: City of Oldenburg must host Israeli Apartheid Week event

BDS victory in German court: City of Oldenburg must host Israeli Apartheid Week event UpdateThe Court instructed the City of Oldenburg to provide the requested rooms, and BDS Oldenburg was able to hold Israeli Apartheid Week events in a public space. Right To BoycottApril 2, 2019 By:  Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC)

A round-up of the #BoycottHP Global Week of Action, July 10-15

A round-up of the #BoycottHP Global Week of Action, July 10-15UpdateGroups worldwide participated in the #BoycottHP Global Week of Action, creatively asserting the demand that HP Inc and HPE end their complicity in Israel’s apartheid, military occupation and settler-colonialism against the Palestinian people Economic BoycottBoycott HPGlobal BDS Week of Action Against HP July 19, 2019 … Continue reading “A round-up of the #BoycottHP Global Week of Action, July 10-15”

Human rights organizations based in Israel voice concern before Bundestag President over motion defining BDS as antisemitism

Human rights organizations based in Israel voice concern before Bundestag President over motion defining BDS as antisemitismIn the NewsSeven human rights organizations based in Israel tell the German Parliament it is a disservice to the true fight against antisemitism to equate it with BDS. Right To BoycottJuly 12, 2019 By:  Seven human rights organizations based … Continue reading “Human rights organizations based in Israel voice concern before Bundestag President over motion defining BDS as antisemitism”

BDS @14: Hope in the face of Israeli apartheid

BDS @14: Hope in the face of Israeli apartheidBNC StatementThe growth of our popular resistance and the global, Palestinian-led BDS movement give us hope at a time when Israel’s far-right regime is intensifying its system of apartheid and crimes against our people, in open partnership with the anti-Palestinian Trump Administration, and with the complicity of … Continue reading “BDS @14: Hope in the face of Israeli apartheid”

Join the Global BDS Week of Action Against HP

Join the Global BDS Week of Action Against HPUpdateFrom July 10th – 15th, groups from across the world are coming together to send a powerful message to HP companies, HP Inc and HP-E, demanding that they stop profiteering from Israel’s apartheid, occupation and colonisation. Boycott HPGlobal BDS Week of Action Against HP July 5, 2019 … Continue reading “Join the Global BDS Week of Action Against HP”

Human Rights Supporters and Sports Fans Join #BoycottPuma Global Day of Action

Human Rights Supporters and Sports Fans Join #BoycottPuma Global Day of ActionUpdateSupporters of Palestinian human rights and fair play in sports from more than 20 countries across the world responded to the call from Palestinian teams and athletes to boycott global sports manufaRed Card IsraelBoycott PumaJune 20, 2019 By:  Palestinian Campaign for Academic and Cultural … Continue reading “Human Rights Supporters and Sports Fans Join #BoycottPuma Global Day of Action”

British Society for Middle Eastern Studies Endorses Palestinian Call to Boycott Complicit Israeli Academic Institutions

British Society for Middle Eastern Studies Endorses Palestinian Call to Boycott Complicit Israeli Academic InstitutionsUpdateIn a historic vote, the British Society for Middle Eastern Studies joins a growing number of academic associations refusing to be complicit in Israel’s grave violations of international law. Academic BoycottJune 24, 2019 By:  Palestinian Campaign for Academic and Cultural Boycott of … Continue reading “British Society for Middle Eastern Studies Endorses Palestinian Call to Boycott Complicit Israeli Academic Institutions”

Palestinian students stand for the right to BDS

Palestinian students stand for the right to BDSOpen Letter As Palestinian students, we reject anti-Semitism and all forms of racism and therefore affirm our full support for the BDS movement for Palestinian rights to hold Israel accountable for human rights violations, like all other states committing similar crimes. Right To BoycottStudent solidarityJune 19, 2019 By:  … Continue reading “Palestinian students stand for the right to BDS”

Palestinians call for boycott of Open Source Festival in Germany over its censorship of Talib Kweli

Palestinians call for boycott of Open Source Festival in Germany over its censorship of Talib KweliPACBI StatementBlack American rapper Talib Kweli was cancelled by German festival due to his support of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement for Palestinian rights Cultural BoycottRight To BoycottJune 17, 2019 By:  Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural … Continue reading “Palestinians call for boycott of Open Source Festival in Germany over its censorship of Talib Kweli”

More Than 100 Commercial, Cultural and Sporting Activities in Italy Declare Themselves Free of Israeli Apartheid

More Than 100 Commercial, Cultural and Sporting Activities in Italy Declare Themselves Free of Israeli ApartheidIn the NewsTrade unions, movements, artisans, businesses and cultural, recreational and sports centers join campaign for Palestinian rights in what is also a clear stand against the mounting racism and nationalist closure that is fomenting hatred and intolerance across Europe and … Continue reading “More Than 100 Commercial, Cultural and Sporting Activities in Italy Declare Themselves Free of Israeli Apartheid”

Scientists Protest Holding International Physics Olympiad in Israel over Its Denial of Palestinian Right to Education

Scientists Protest Holding International Physics Olympiad in Israel over Its Denial of Palestinian Right to EducationIn the NewsTwenty scientists, including the 2018 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry George P. Smith, wrote an open letter to the organizers of the next International Physics Olympiad to protest against holding the contest in Israel due to its denial of Palestinian … Continue reading “Scientists Protest Holding International Physics Olympiad in Israel over Its Denial of Palestinian Right to Education”

Milton Don’t Go!

Milton Don’t Go!Open LetterBrazilian artists, academics, cultural organizations, trade unionists, political parties, indigenous people and popular movements urge Milton Nascimento to cancel Tel Aviv show Cultural BoycottMay 29, 2019 By:  Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI)

Mexico City Metro partially cancels Israeli events and photo exhibit due to Israeli Embassy lies

Mexico City Metro partially cancels Israeli events and photo exhibit due to Israeli Embassy liesUpdateFollowing protests, the Mexico City Metro removed 12 photographs from the exhibition “A look at Israel” sponsored by Israel’s embassy in Mexico. Cultural BoycottLocal governmentsMay 24, 2019 By:  Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC)

Mexico City Metro partially cancels Israeli events and photo exhibit due to Israeli Government lies

Mexico City Metro partially cancels Israeli events and photo exhibit due to Israeli Government liesUpdateFollowing protests, the Mexico City Metro removed 12 photographs from the exhibition “A look at Israel” sponsored by Israel’s embassy in Mexico. Cultural BoycottLocal governmentsMay 24, 2019 By:  Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC)

Palestinians unanimously condemn German Parliament’s attack on the right to boycott Israel’s apartheid and colonization

Palestinians unanimously condemn German Parliament’s attack on the right to boycott Israel’s apartheid and colonizationUpdateThrough statements issued by both the PLO and Palestinian civil society groups, and protests at German Representative Offices, Palestinians have unanimously condemned the German Parliament’s anti-Palestinian resolution attacking the right to boycott. Economic BoycottCultural BoycottAcademic BoycottRight To BoycottMay 24, 2019 By:  … Continue reading “Palestinians unanimously condemn German Parliament’s attack on the right to boycott Israel’s apartheid and colonization”

Palestinians overwhelmingly condemn German Parliament’s anti-Palestinian resolution

Palestinians overwhelmingly condemn German Parliament’s anti-Palestinian resolutionOpen LetterPalestinian civil society coalitions, human rights organizations, labor unions, and representatives of the Palestinian people, condemn in the strongest terms the German Parliament’s resolution which is based on outright lies and equates the nonviolent BDS movement for Palestinian rights with anti-semitism. Economic BoycottCultural BoycottAcademic BoycottRight To BoycottMay 23, … Continue reading “Palestinians overwhelmingly condemn German Parliament’s anti-Palestinian resolution”

We can end the ongoing Nakba with hope, resistance and meaningful solidarity

We can end the ongoing Nakba with hope, resistance and meaningful solidarityBNC StatementPalestinians in the homeland and in exile are commemorating the 71st anniversary of the 1948 Nakba, Arabic for catastrophe. With hope, we continue to resist and to insist on our right to freedom, justice, equality and dignity. Stop G4SEconomic BoycottCultural BoycottAcademic BoycottMilitary EmbargoBoycott … Continue reading “We can end the ongoing Nakba with hope, resistance and meaningful solidarity”

Palestinians Urge International Speakers to Withdraw from Eurovisions Conference at Tel Aviv University

Palestinians Urge International Speakers to Withdraw from Eurovisions Conference at Tel Aviv UniversityOpen LetterParticipating in the Eurovision-related conference helps legitimize Israel’s war crimes against Palestinians. Cultural BoycottAcademic BoycottBoycott Eurovision 2019May 9, 2019 By:  Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI)

Barcelona LGBTQ+ organisation cancels Eurovision party in solidarity with Palestinians

Barcelona LGBTQ+ organisation cancels Eurovision party in solidarity with PalestiniansPACBI StatementEl Casal Lambda cites their “long and extensive experience defending human rights” in cancelling event that was due to screen Eurovision, taking place this year in apartheid Tel Aviv Cultural BoycottBoycott Eurovision 2019May 9, 2019 By:  Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of … Continue reading “Barcelona LGBTQ+ organisation cancels Eurovision party in solidarity with Palestinians”

New York University Department Votes to Not Cooperate With Study Abroad Program in Israel

New York University Department Votes to Not Cooperate With Study Abroad Program in IsraelIn the NewsNYU Department of Social and Cultural Analysis pledges non-cooperation with the university’s study abroad program in Tel Aviv due to Israel’s entry policies that discriminate on the basis on ancestry and political speech.  Academic BoycottMay 2, 2019 By:  Mondoweiss

Palestinians to German Newspaper NWZ: Don’t Give Platform to Israeli Official Justifying War Crimes

Palestinians to German Newspaper NWZ: Don’t Give Platform to Israeli Official Justifying War CrimesUpdatePalestinian urge German newspaper Nordwest Zeitung not to host event an event with Israeli official whose job is to deliberately misrepresent the facts, allowing Israel’s brutal regime to continue killing Palestinians and violating our human rights. Cultural BoycottAcademic BoycottMay 3, 2019 By:  Palestinian Campaign … Continue reading “Palestinians to German Newspaper NWZ: Don’t Give Platform to Israeli Official Justifying War Crimes”

Coalition calls for AXA to divest from Israeli apartheid at annual meeting

Coalition calls for AXA to divest from Israeli apartheid at annual meetingUpdateBefore AXA’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the Palais des Congrès in Paris, over 50 activists from the Coalition to Stop AXA Assistance to Israeli Apartheid gathered outside, and called on AXA to divest from Israeli apartheid. Economic BoycottApril 24, 2019 By:  Coalition to … Continue reading “Coalition calls for AXA to divest from Israeli apartheid at annual meeting”

South African university joins Israel boycott

South African university joins Israel boycottIn the NewsTshwane University of Technology, the largest residential university in South Africa, voted to respect the call for the boycott of Israeli institutions complicit in the violation and denial of Palestinian rights. Academic BoycottDecember 13, 2017 By:  Electronic Intifada

University of Cape Town Votes to Condemn Israel’s Violations of Palestinian Human Rights, Reserves Right to “Disassociate” Itself From Academic Institutions Enabling Violations

University of Cape Town Votes to Condemn Israel’s Violations of Palestinian Human Rights, Reserves Right to “Disassociate” Itself From Academic Institutions Enabling ViolationsUpdateThe Council of the University of Cape Town, Africa’s top university, votes to reserve the right to disassociate itself from academic institutions that support or enable, directly or indirectly, the violation of human rights. … Continue reading

University of Cape Town Votes to Condemn Israel’s Violations of Palestinian Human Rights, Reserves Right to “Disassociate” Itself From Academic Institutions Enabling Violations

On One-Year Anniversary of the Great March of Return, BDS National Committee Reiterates Call for Military Embargo Against Israel

On One-Year Anniversary of the Great March of Return, BDS National Committee Reiterates Call for Military Embargo Against IsraelUpdateToday, Palestinian civil society renews its call for a military embargo against Israel and amplifying BDS campaigns to end Israel’s impunity and hold it accountable for its crimes. Economic BoycottCultural BoycottAcademic BoycottMilitary EmbargoSanctions and governmentsMarch 30, 2019 … Continue reading “On One-Year Anniversary of the Great March of Return, BDS National Committee Reiterates Call for Military Embargo Against Israel”

Victory for Boycott HP Campaign: Netherlands Trade Union FNV Drops HP as Partner for its Member Offers

Victory for Boycott HP Campaign: Netherlands Trade Union FNV Drops HP as Partner for its Member OffersUpdateMarking a significant victory for the Boycott HP campaign and the global Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement, Federatie Nederlandse Vakbeweging (FNV), the largest trade union of the Netherlands, with 1.1 million members, has dropped HP as a partner in … Continue reading “Victory for Boycott HP Campaign: Netherlands Trade Union FNV Drops HP as Partner for its Member Offers”