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Award-Winning South African Filmmaker Cancels Participation in Israeli LGBT Film Festival

Global BDS News - Fri, 05/26/2017 - 10:30
Award-Winning South African Filmmaker Cancels Participation in Israeli LGBT Film FestivalUpdateCultural Boycott

May 26, 2017 — Yesterday, award-winning South African filmmaker John Trengove canceled his participation in the upcoming Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival (TL​V​Fest).

May 26, 2017 By:  Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI)

Urgent Call: On Day 40 of Mass Palestinian Hunger Strike, Advocate for a Military Embargo of Israel

Global BDS News - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 19:03
Urgent Call: On Day 40 of Mass Palestinian Hunger Strike, Advocate for a Military Embargo of IsraelAction AlertMilitary Embargo

The Palestinian BDS National Committee calls on supporters to take urgent action on Day 40 of the Dignity Strike (Friday, May 26) to advocate towards a comprehensive military embargo on Israel.

May 24, 2017 By:  Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC)

‘Ban the Boycott’ – An all too familiar refrain

Global BDS News - Fri, 05/12/2017 - 15:35
‘Ban the Boycott’ – An all too familiar refrainIn the NewsAcademic BoycottRight To Boycott

South African scholar Derek Attridge on the role the academic boycott played in compelling white South Africa to recognize what a pariah the country had become in every walk of life.

May 5, 2017 By:  Mondoweiss

FIFA President Hijacks Vote on Israeli Settlements, Continues Violations of FIFA Statutes

Global BDS News - Thu, 05/11/2017 - 19:58
FIFA President Hijacks Vote on Israeli Settlements, Continues Violations of FIFA StatutesUpdateCultural Boycott

May 11, 2017 -- Palestinians accuse FIFA President Gianni Infantino of corruption and nepotism after he blocked the Palestinian Football Association’s motion at today’s FIFA Congress.

May 11, 2017 By:  Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI)

Palestinian Prisoners Enter 4th Week of Hunger Strike, Call for BDS-Related Solidarity Action

Global BDS News - Wed, 05/10/2017 - 10:06
Palestinian Prisoners Enter 4th Week of Hunger Strike, Call for BDS-Related Solidarity ActionBNC StatementStop G4SBoycott HP

May 9, 2017  –  Today, the mass hunger strike by Palestinians in Israeli prisons is in its critical fourth week, at which point the hundreds of hunger strikers may find standing

May 9, 2017 By:  Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC)

Boycott the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra's Conference on Music Education

Global BDS News - Tue, 05/09/2017 - 11:31
Boycott the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra's Conference on Music EducationOpen LetterCultural Boycott

Letter sent to participants of the First International Conference on Music Education and Community Initiatives organized by the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra

May 9, 2017 By:  The Palestinian Performing Arts Network (PPAN) and The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI)

Letter From 174 Palestinian Sports Clubs Calls on FIFA to Suspend the Israel Football Federation

Global BDS News - Thu, 05/04/2017 - 13:38
Letter From 174 Palestinian Sports Clubs Calls on FIFA to Suspend the Israel Football FederationOpen Letter

Palestinian football clubs and sports associations urge FIFA to immediately suspend the Israeli Football Association’s (IFA) membership over its inclusion of seven football teams based in illegal Israeli settlements.

Cultural BoycottMay 4, 2017

May Day: Palestinian trade unions call for intensifying BDS

Global BDS News - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 13:55
May Day: Palestinian trade unions call for intensifying BDSBNC StatementTrade union solidarity

On May Day, we Palestinian trade unions are proud to stand with the trade union movement internationally as we collectively resist attacks on our working conditions, cuts to public services and job

April 28, 2017 By:  Palestinian Trade Union Coalition for BDS (PTUC-BDS)

Leading Artists Call on Radiohead to Cancel Tel Aviv Show

Global BDS News - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 10:34
Leading Artists Call on Radiohead to Cancel Tel Aviv ShowIn the NewsCultural Boycott

Open letter from 46 artists, including Thurston Moore, Roger Waters and Peter Kosminsky, as well as Archbishop Desmond Tutu says, 'Respect Palestinian call for a boycott of Israel, don’t play Tel Aviv on July 19.'

April 24, 2017 By:  Artists for Palestine UK

Historic Decision: Barcelona City Council Votes to End Complicity with Israeli Occupation & Illegal Settlements

Global BDS News - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 02:15
Historic Decision: Barcelona City Council Votes to End Complicity with Israeli Occupation & Illegal Settlements UpdateEconomic BoycottRight To BoycottApartheid Free ZonesLocal governments

April 19, 2017 – Today, in light of the Barcelona City Council’s vote to condemn Israel’s occupation, call to end complicity in Israel’s violations of international law, and affirmation of

April 19, 2017 By:  Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC)

Statement by Spanish State Palestine Solidarity Groups On Barcelona City Council's Historic Decision Supporting Palestinian Rights

Global BDS News - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 23:47
Statement by Spanish State Palestine Solidarity Groups On Barcelona City Council's Historic Decision Supporting Palestinian RightsIn the News

On April 19, 2017, Palestine solidarity groups in the Spanish state issued the following statement on the Barcelona City Council's historic vote to end its complicity with Israel's violations of Palestinian human rights. This statement is translated from the original Spanish statement.

Economic BoycottRight To BoycottApartheid Free ZonesLocal governmentsApril 19, 2017 By:  Spanish State Palestine Solidarity Groups

FIFA Urged by Organizations Representing Millions to Expel Israeli Clubs in Settlements

Global BDS News - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 22:22
FIFA Urged by Organizations Representing Millions to Expel Israeli Clubs in SettlementsUpdateCultural Boycott

Calls are mounting ahead of the 67th FIFA Congress for the world football governing body to expel Israeli football clubs based in illegal Israeli settlements.

April 19, 2017 By:  Red Card Israel

Activists rebrand Brand Israel conference as ‘Brand Apartheid’

Global BDS News - Tue, 04/18/2017 - 17:50
Activists rebrand Brand Israel conference as ‘Brand Apartheid’In the NewsCultural Boycott

Students hold signs reading "Brand Apartheid" during Brand Israel event at New York University.

April 11, 2017 By:  Mondoweiss

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