Time to End Apartheid

Time to End ApartheidBlogSixteen years ago, we launched Palestinian civil society’s BDS Call for international boycotts, divestment and sanctions against apartheid Israel similar to those applied to apartheid South Africa.Sanctions and governmentsAugust 3, 2021 By:  Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC)

Two Judokas Drop Out of Olympics Rather Than Face Israeli State Representative

Two Judokas Drop Out of Olympics Rather Than Face Israeli State RepresentativeUpdatePalestinians express gratitude to Algerian Fethi Nourine and Sudanese Mohamed Abdalrasool, and all athletes taking principled stands against Israeli apartheid and all forms of racism at the Olympics and across all sports. Red Card IsraelJuly 26, 2021 By:  Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural … Continue reading “Two Judokas Drop Out of Olympics Rather Than Face Israeli State Representative”

10,000 Marchers Demand Intersectional Queer Liberation At Berlin’s First Internationalist Pride

10,000 Marchers Demand Intersectional Queer Liberation At Berlin’s First Internationalist PrideIn the NewsHuge turn out for Berlin’s first ever antiracist, anticolonial Pride march. The march organisers stand rooted in their convictions, in their commitment to the struggle for a Free Palestine, and in solidarity with all oppressed peoples. Say No to PinkwashingJuly 26, 2021 By:  Internationalist … Continue reading “10,000 Marchers Demand Intersectional Queer Liberation At Berlin’s First Internationalist Pride”

160 Recipients of EU Research Funding Call to Exclude Complicit Israeli Universities From EU Programmes

160 Recipients of EU Research Funding Call to Exclude Complicit Israeli Universities From EU ProgrammesIn the News160 academics, past and current recipients of prestigious European Union research funding, urge the EU to exclude all Israeli academic institutions complicit in Israel’s grave violations of international law and Palestinian human rights from its research funding and programmes.  Academic BoycottJuly … Continue reading “160 Recipients of EU Research Funding Call to Exclude Complicit Israeli Universities From EU Programmes”

A call from Palestine: Unite against Cyber-Surveillance & Repression

A call from Palestine: Unite against Cyber-Surveillance & RepressionBNC StatementThe growing international scandal around the Israeli NSO Group’s Pegasus spyware, used by dictatorships and authoritarian regimes in perpetrating numerous crimes and human rMilitary EmbargoSanctions and governmentsJuly 22, 2021 By:  Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC)

FC Barcelona canceled! Urge Atlético Madrid and Inter Milan not to play in apartheid Israel

FC Barcelona canceled! Urge Atlético Madrid and Inter Milan not to play in apartheid IsraelAction AlertFC Barcelona conditioned the match on not playing in Jerusalem. Beitar refused, confirming this really was all about politics. The Barcelona match is off. Let’s urge Atlético Madrid and Inter Milan to cancel their match!Red Card IsraelJuly 14, 2021 By:  … Continue reading “FC Barcelona canceled! Urge Atlético Madrid and Inter Milan not to play in apartheid Israel”

FC Barcelona canceled! Urge Atlético Madrid and Inter Milan not to play in apartheid Israel

FC Barcelona canceled! Urge Atlético Madrid and Inter Milan not to play in apartheid IsraelAction AlertFC Barcelona conditioned the match on not playing in Jerusalem. Beitar refused, confirming this really was all about politics. The Barcelona match is off. Let’s urge Atlético Madrid and Inter Milan to cancel their match!Red Card IsraelJuly 14, 2021 By:  … Continue reading “FC Barcelona canceled! Urge Atlético Madrid and Inter Milan not to play in apartheid Israel”

FC Barcelona canceled! Urge Atlético Madrid and Inter Milan not to play in apartheid Israel

FC Barcelona canceled! Urge Atlético Madrid and Inter Milan not to play in apartheid IsraelAction AlertFC Barcelona conditioned the match on not playing in Jerusalem. Beitar refused, confirming this really was all about politics. The Barcelona match is off. Let’s urge Atlético Madrid and Inter Milan to cancel their match!Red Card IsraelJuly 14, 2021 By:  … Continue reading “FC Barcelona canceled! Urge Atlético Madrid and Inter Milan not to play in apartheid Israel”

This time, it’s different!

This time, it’s different!BlogAs Israel unleashed fresh terror on Palestinians, we witnessed unprecedented global solidarity with our struggle for liberation. BDS co-founder, Omar Barghouti, shares why he believes freedom, justice, and equality are closer than ever. July 13, 2021 By:  Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC)

More Than 200 Palestinian Sports Clubs Urge FC Barcelona, Atlético de Madrid and Inter Milan Not to Sports-Wash Israeli apartheid 

More Than 200 Palestinian Sports Clubs Urge FC Barcelona, Atlético de Madrid and Inter Milan Not to Sports-Wash Israeli apartheid UpdateAmong the teams calling on European clubs to cancel their friendlies in apartheid Israel is Balata FC, whose promising young player, 16-year-old Said Odeh, was shot and killed by Israeli soldiers in early May. Red Card IsraelJuly 9, … Continue reading “More Than 200 Palestinian Sports Clubs Urge FC Barcelona, Atlético de Madrid and Inter Milan Not to Sports-Wash Israeli apartheid “

More Than 200 Palestinian Sports Clubs Urge FC Barcelona, Atlético de Madrid and Inter Milan Not to Sports-Wash Israeli apartheid 

More Than 200 Palestinian Sports Clubs Urge FC Barcelona, Atlético de Madrid and Inter Milan Not to Sports-Wash Israeli apartheid UpdateAmong the teams calling on European clubs to cancel their friendlies in apartheid Israel is Balata FC, whose promising young player, 16-year-old Said Odeh, was shot and killed by Israeli soldiers in early May. Red Card IsraelJuly 9, … Continue reading “More Than 200 Palestinian Sports Clubs Urge FC Barcelona, Atlético de Madrid and Inter Milan Not to Sports-Wash Israeli apartheid “

200 Palestinian Teams to Atlético and Inter: Cancel “Friendly” in Apartheid Israel

200 Palestinian Teams to Atlético and Inter: Cancel “Friendly” in Apartheid IsraelUpdatePalestinian sports teams urge Atlético de Madrid and Inter Milan to cancel their “friendly” match in apartheid Israel organized to sports-wash Israel’s latest assault on Palestinians and as unprecedented numbers of star atheltes stand up for Palestinian rights.  Red Card IsraelJuly 10, 2021 By:  Palestinian … Continue reading “200 Palestinian Teams to Atlético and Inter: Cancel “Friendly” in Apartheid Israel”

200 Palestinian Teams to FC Barcelona: Do not sports-wash Israeli apartheid!

200 Palestinian Teams to FC Barcelona: Do not sports-wash Israeli apartheid!UpdatePalestinian clubs call on FC Barcelona to cancel “friendly” match with racist club Beiter Jerusalem to be played just a few kilometers away from where Palestinians are resisting Israel’s forced expulsions, home demolitions and violent repression in Sheikh Jarrah and Silwan in occupied East Jerusalem.     … Continue reading “200 Palestinian Teams to FC Barcelona: Do not sports-wash Israeli apartheid!”

Puma and Israel’s ethnic cleansing in Silwan and Sheikh Jarrah

Puma and Israel’s ethnic cleansing in Silwan and Sheikh JarrahAction AlertJust a few kilometers away from where Palestinians are struggling in occupied East Jerusalem, Puma maintains its support for Israeli apartheid. Tell Puma: Supporting Israeli apartheid and ethnic cleansing is a very bad look! Red Card IsraelBoycott PumaJuly 6, 2021 By:  Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and … Continue reading “Puma and Israel’s ethnic cleansing in Silwan and Sheikh Jarrah”

Sports Stars Stand Up for Palestinian Rights in Unprecedented Numbers

Sports Stars Stand Up for Palestinian Rights in Unprecedented NumbersUpdateActive men and women football players (association and American), entire football teams, cricket players, basketball players, boxers and others have all taken to social media to courageously show their solidarity with Palestinians living under the brutal oppression of Israeli apartheid. Red Card IsraelBoycott PumaJune 7, 2021 … Continue reading “Sports Stars Stand Up for Palestinian Rights in Unprecedented Numbers”

Puma Caught Lying, Again, in Failed Attempt To Undermine Growing Boycott Campaign

Puma Caught Lying, Again, in Failed Attempt To Undermine Growing Boycott CampaignUpdateLeaked internal communications show Puma is shamefully using information it knows to be false to reassure its own partners and brand ambassadors who are rightly alarmed over its support for Israeli apartheid. Red Card IsraelBoycott PumaJune 24, 2021 By:  Palestinian Campaign for the Academic … Continue reading “Puma Caught Lying, Again, in Failed Attempt To Undermine Growing Boycott Campaign”

Middle East Section of American Anthropological Association Votes by 93% To Support Boycott of Complicit Israeli Academic Institutions

Middle East Section of American Anthropological Association Votes by 93% To Support Boycott of Complicit Israeli Academic InstitutionsIn the NewsThe motion calls on the American Anthropological Association as a whole, and upon its various sections and interest groups, to adopt similar resolutions. Academic BoycottJune 14, 2021 By:  Anthroboycott

CJPME Applauds Canadian Labour Congress for Endorsing Sanctions on Israel

CJPME Applauds Canadian Labour Congress for Endorsing Sanctions on IsraelIn the NewsCanadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East (CJPME) congratulates the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) for resolving to campaign for Palestinian human rights and endorsing the use of sanctions and divestment against Israel. Economic BoycottMilitary EmbargoLocal governmentsSanctions and governmentsJune 28, 2021 By:  Palestinian … Continue reading “CJPME Applauds Canadian Labour Congress for Endorsing Sanctions on Israel”

Seattle teachers union endorses BDS, demands end to police partnership with Israel

Seattle teachers union endorses BDS, demands end to police partnership with IsraelIn the NewsSeattle educator and union member Emma Klein says, “Educators and institutions from around the world have come forward, as part of a vibrant and growing international movement in opposition to Israeli colonization and apartheid. We call on others to join us.” Academic … Continue reading “Seattle teachers union endorses BDS, demands end to police partnership with Israel”

CUNY union condemns Israeli Apartheid, calls for discussions of BDS

CUNY union condemns Israeli Apartheid, calls for discussions of BDSIn the NewsThe CUNY staff congress that represents 30,000 members across the university system passed a resolution calling out Israel as a settler-colonial and apartheid state, and committing to lead chapter discussions of BDS in Fall 2021. Academic BoycottTrade union solidarityJune 28, 2021 By:  Palestinian BDS … Continue reading “CUNY union condemns Israeli Apartheid, calls for discussions of BDS”

Japanese supermarket stops sale of wine manufactured in illegal Israeli settlements

Japanese supermarket stops sale of wine manufactured in illegal Israeli settlementsIn the NewsAs a direct result of action taken by BDS Japan Bulletin (BJB), the group confirmed that Shimokitazawa, a branch of Ozeki, a famous supermarket chain in Tokyo, decided to stop selling wine manufactEconomic BoycottJune 25, 2021 By:  Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC)

Dozens of new Apartheid Free Zones declared around the world

Dozens of new Apartheid Free Zones declared around the worldUpdateFrom Mexico to France, from Brazil to Canada and beyond, dozens of new spaces join the #ApartheidFreeZones campaign in response to the Palestinian call for mutual support and international solidarity.  Ending racism, colonialism and apartheid is #InOurHands. Apartheid Free ZonesTrade union solidarityJune 11, 2021

CAF is feeling the heat: Pressured from all sides to drop its business with Israel’s illegal Jerusalem Light Rail

CAF is feeling the heat: Pressured from all sides to drop its business with Israel’s illegal Jerusalem Light RailUpdateFor the last two months, pressure has been mounting on the Basque company CAF to end its business in apartheid Israel’s illegal Jerusalem Light Rail (JLR) in and around occupied Jerusalem.CAF get off Israel’s apartheid trainJune 11, … Continue reading “CAF is feeling the heat: Pressured from all sides to drop its business with Israel’s illegal Jerusalem Light Rail”

Don’t Pinkwash Israel’s Crimes! Palestinian Queers Call on Global Queers To Stand With Us.

Don’t Pinkwash Israel’s Crimes! Palestinian Queers Call on Global Queers To Stand With Us.In the NewsWhile queer and LGBTQIA+ people around the world celebrate the International Day Against Homophabia and Transphobia (IDAHOT) and Pride Parades, Palestinian queers are living in a state of hSay No to PinkwashingMay 17, 2021 By:  Aswat – Palestinian Feminist Center … Continue reading “Don’t Pinkwash Israel’s Crimes! Palestinian Queers Call on Global Queers To Stand With Us.”

Graduate Institute Student Association Endorses BDS, Becomes Apartheid Free Zone

Graduate Institute Student Association Endorses BDS, Becomes Apartheid Free ZoneIn the NewsGraduate Institute Student Association becomes the first student association in Switzerland to endorse BDS and to declare itself an Apartheid Free Zone in support of Palestinian rights. Academic BoycottApartheid Free ZonesStudent solidarityApril 29, 2021 By:  Graduate Institute Student Association (GISA)

In Unprecedented Numbers, University Departments and Scholars Urge End To Israeli Apartheid

In Unprecedented Numbers, University Departments and Scholars Urge End To Israeli ApartheidUpdateStatements in support of Palestinian rights, many advocating for BDS, have been endorsed by more than 300 academic departments, programs, centers, unions and societies and garnered 15,000 signatures from scholars, researchers, students and university staff worldwide. Academic BoycottStudent solidarityTrade union solidarityMay 26, 2021 By:  Palestinian … Continue reading “In Unprecedented Numbers, University Departments and Scholars Urge End To Israeli Apartheid”

​The U.S. Administration is Israel’s Partner in Crime

​The U.S. Administration is Israel’s Partner in CrimeBNC StatementIn light of the U.S. government’s ongoing funding of Israel’s regime of military occupation, settler-colonialism and apartheid and shielding it from accountability, Palestinian civil society condemns the U.S. Secretary of State’s visit to occupied Ramallah.  May 25, 2021 By:  Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC)

The International Dockworkers Council Statement of Unconditional Support to the Palestinian General Strike

The International Dockworkers Council Statement of Unconditional Support to the Palestinian General StrikeIn the NewsThe IDC strongly condemns the Israeli massacre of civilians and children in Palestine and offers unconditional support to the Palestinian General Strike. Military EmbargoApartheid Free ZonesTrade union solidaritySanctions and governmentsMay 18, 2021 By:  Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC)

EqualHealth Campaign Against Racism Issue Statement of Solidarity and Endorse BDS

EqualHealth Campaign Against Racism Issue Statement of Solidarity and Endorse BDSIn the NewsThe EqualHealth Campaign Against Racism (CAR) expresses its complete condemnation of the most recent Israeli attacks against the Palestinian people. Economic BoycottMilitary EmbargoSanctions and governmentsMay 17, 2021 By:  Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC)

7 Points on Ethical and Professional Journalistic Principles in Covering Israel’s War on Gaza

7 Points on Ethical and Professional Journalistic Principles in Covering Israel’s War on GazaBNC StatementThe Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC) and the Palestinian Journalists’ Syndicate (PJS) statement on ethical and professional journalistic principles in covering Israel’s war on Gaza. Stop G4SEconomic BoycottMilitary EmbargoBoycott HPSanctions and governmentsMay 17, 2021 By:  Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC)

Commemorating 73 years of ongoing Nakba – Solidarity with Palestine is a 3-letter word – BDS

Commemorating 73 years of ongoing Nakba – Solidarity with Palestine is a 3-letter word – BDSBNC StatementIt is #InOurHands to dismantle apartheid and all forms of racism and oppression. Channel your anger and mobilize. Today more than ever, real solidarity with the Palestinian struggle for freedom, justice and equality is a 3-letter word: BDS! May … Continue reading “Commemorating 73 years of ongoing Nakba – Solidarity with Palestine is a 3-letter word – BDS”

Commemorating 73 years of ongoing Nakba – Solidarity with Palestine is a 3-letter word – BDS

Commemorating 73 years of ongoing Nakba – Solidarity with Palestine is a 3-letter word – BDSBNC StatementIt is #InOurHands to dismantle apartheid and all forms of racism and oppression. Channel your anger and mobilize. Today more than ever, real solidarity with the Palestinian struggle for freedom, justice and equality is a 3-letter word: BDS! May … Continue reading “Commemorating 73 years of ongoing Nakba – Solidarity with Palestine is a 3-letter word – BDS”

Commemorating 73 years of ongoing Nakba – Solidarity with Palestine is a 3-letter word – BDS

Commemorating 73 years of ongoing Nakba – Solidarity with Palestine is a 3-letter word – BDSBNC StatementIt is #InOurHands to dismantle apartheid and all forms of racism and oppression. Channel your anger and mobilize. Today more than ever, real solidarity with the Palestinian struggle for freedom, justice and equality is a 3-letter word: BDS! May … Continue reading “Commemorating 73 years of ongoing Nakba – Solidarity with Palestine is a 3-letter word – BDS”

Commemorating 73 years of ongoing Nakba – Solidarity with Palestine is a 3-letter word – BDS

Commemorating 73 years of ongoing Nakba – Solidarity with Palestine is a 3-letter word – BDSBNC StatementIt is #InOurHands to dismantle apartheid and all forms of racism and oppression. Channel your anger and mobilize. Today more than ever, real solidarity with the Palestinian struggle for freedom, justice and equality is a 3-letter word: BDS! May … Continue reading “Commemorating 73 years of ongoing Nakba – Solidarity with Palestine is a 3-letter word – BDS”

Commemorating 73 years of ongoing Nakba – Solidarity with Palestine is a 3-letter word – BDS

Commemorating 73 years of ongoing Nakba – Solidarity with Palestine is a 3-letter word – BDSBNC StatementIt is #InOurHands to dismantle apartheid and all forms of racism and oppression. Channel your anger and mobilize. Today more than ever, real solidarity with the Palestinian struggle for freedom, justice and equality is a 3-letter word: BDS! May … Continue reading “Commemorating 73 years of ongoing Nakba – Solidarity with Palestine is a 3-letter word – BDS”

Commemorating 73 years of ongoing Nakba – Solidarity with Palestine is a 3-letter word – BDS

Commemorating 73 years of ongoing Nakba – Solidarity with Palestine is a 3-letter word – BDSBNC StatementIt is #InOurHands to dismantle apartheid and all forms of racism and oppression. Channel your anger and mobilize. Today more than ever, real solidarity with the Palestinian struggle for freedom, justice and equality is a 3-letter word: BDS! May … Continue reading “Commemorating 73 years of ongoing Nakba – Solidarity with Palestine is a 3-letter word – BDS”

Commemorating 73 years of ongoing Nakba – Solidarity with Palestine is a 3-letter word – BDS

Commemorating 73 years of ongoing Nakba – Solidarity with Palestine is a 3-letter word – BDSBNC StatementIt is #InOurHands to dismantle apartheid and all forms of racism and oppression. Channel your anger and mobilize. Today more than ever, real solidarity with the Palestinian struggle for freedom, justice and equality is a 3-letter word: BDS! May … Continue reading “Commemorating 73 years of ongoing Nakba – Solidarity with Palestine is a 3-letter word – BDS”

Commemorating 73 years of ongoing Nakba – Solidarity with Palestine is a 3-letter word – BDS

Commemorating 73 years of ongoing Nakba – Solidarity with Palestine is a 3-letter word – BDSBNC StatementIt is #InOurHands to dismantle apartheid and all forms of racism and oppression. Channel your anger and mobilize. Today more than ever, real solidarity with the Palestinian struggle for freedom, justice and equality is a 3-letter word: BDS! May … Continue reading “Commemorating 73 years of ongoing Nakba – Solidarity with Palestine is a 3-letter word – BDS”