We, Palestinians, Jews, citizens of Israel, join the Palestinian call for a BDS campaign against Israel, inspired by the struggle of South Africans against apartheid. We also call on others to do the same.
We are devoted to the promotion of just peace and true democracy in this region. We are particularly opposed to Western governments' decision to boycott the Palestinians in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, most especially in besieged Gaza. This is particularly outrageous given the same Western governments' prolonged support of Israel's apartheid and other daily violations of international law.

10/08/12 / Statement
We are a group of Israeli citizens. Many of us have been active for years against our government's policies of racism, occupation and apartheid: We support Israeli soldiers who refuse to participate in oppression, we organize or attend demonstrations which are dispersed brutally by Israel's military forces, we get beaten by the police or by Israeli settlers, and we often get arrested.  Some us have paid a personal price for our commitment to this struggle for Palestinian freedom and justice. 
08/07/12 / Statement
[PDF version here] July 7th, 2012   Dear President Barroso,   We are a group of Israeli citizens who are dismayed by our government's flagrant violations of international law practiced against the Palestinian people. Such violations include an ongoing colonization project in the occupied West Bank, a siege and its economic strangulation of the occupied Gaza Strip, and constitutional discrimination against Palestinian citizens of Israel.
28/05/12 / Statement
[PDF version here] May 26th, 2012   It has come to our attention that several Israeli NGOs have agreed to participate in Madonna's "peace concert", scheduled for May 31st.   Madonna is planned to perform in Israel, choosing to disregard many calls made by Palestinians, Israelis and internationals asking her to heed the Palestinian call for BDS and refrain from performing here.
22/05/12 / Statement
 We are citizens of Israel who support the Palestinian civil society call for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) against Israel's policies of colonialism, occupation and apartheid towards the Palestinian people. We have recently learned of your planned concert at the Israel Festival in Jerusalem, and therefore write in order to urge you not to come. Please hear us out.
25/04/12 / Statement
Dear Harlem Globetrotters,   We are citizens of israel who are opposed to Israel’s military occupation of Palestinian land and its imposition of an apartheid system on the Palestinian people [1]. We support the Palestinian civil society call for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) [2]. We call on you to adhere to the call and cancel your games in Israel.  
18/04/12 / Statement
We are citizens of Israel who support the Palestinian civil society call for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) against Israel's policies of colonialism, occupation and apartheid towards the Palestinian people. We have recently learned of your planned concert at the White City Festival in Tel Aviv, and therefore write in order to urge you not to come. Please hear us out. Israel's attempts to mask systematic human-rights abuses and decades-long oppression against the Palestinians, relies on its ability to maintain a
08/04/12 / Statement
[pdf] April 2012 Dear Red Hot Chili Peppers,   We are citizens of Israel who support the Palestinian civil society call for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) against Israel's policies of racism, apartheid and occupation towards the Palestinian people. As we have recently learned about your planned gigs in Tel Aviv in September of 2012, we write in order to ask you not to come. Our letter is also premised on what we have learned about your activism for human rights throughout the years.  
07/03/12 / Campaigns
Dear members of the Park Slope Food Coop,   We are members of Boycott From Within, a group of Israeli citizens who support the Palestinian Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) call and international campaign against Israel's human-rights and international law violations. We support the initiative to boycott Israeli products from the Park Slope Food Coop and we are asking for your help in passing this initiative and more generally to help our struggle to change the Israeli government's policies.
01/03/12 / Campaigns
Dear Paul Simon, We are members of BOYCOTT! Supporting the Palestinian BDS Call from Within.[1] We were dismayed to read that you're planning to Preform in Israel at the end of this year.[2] In 2005, Palestinian civil society initiated a call for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) from Israeli institutions, companies and academia, as a response to an over-60-year-old human rights crisis, involving military occupation and the development of a crushing system of apartheid, very similar to that practiced in apartheid South Africa.[3] We are Israeli citizens who have chosen to support the call, and we ask you not to break the cultural boycott; Please don't perform in apartheid Israel, until our government reverses its policies.
01/03/12 / Campaigns
/*-->*/ The below letter was published on November 17, 2011 in response to media reports that suggest Lady Gaga went on and scheduled a performance in Israel on summer 2012 May 4, 2011   Dear Lady Gaga,   We are a group of about 250 Israeli citizens who support the human rights-based Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) [1]. We learned through the media that Israeli producers try to lure you into performing this summer in Israel, thus undermining a growing international movement to end Israel's impunity and promote a just solution that respects human rights and international law in Palestine\Israel. We therefore would like to urge you not to perform in Israel at this time.   About a year ago Palestinian demonstrators in Hebron (Al-Khalil) danced to your song [2], “Poker Face”, to counter Israeli propaganda, video-clipped in their own forcefully closed and evacuated Shuhada street. In this area Israel dispossessed tens of thousands of people from their homes to allow for a Jews-only settlement of a few hundreds. The dance was held in front of the gates of that same closed street. The song's choice was a cry for the world to stop buying into Israel's branding of itself as “advanced” and “enlightened”, a branding which is maintained also by international performances in Israel. Just a few weeks after that dance, the Israeli army locked down adjacent shops [3], collectively punishing Palestinian shopkeepers in the Old City. It also banned the peaceful demonstrations from the area. The demonstrations are led by a local youth group [4] which is committed to complete non-violence.

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