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Boycott the “Pop-Kultur” festival in Berlin

Global BDS News - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 20:18
Boycott the “Pop-Kultur” festival in BerlinPACBI StatementCultural Boycott

As in the struggle against apartheid in South Africa, a regime of oppression and racism should never be welcomed in cultural spaces under the pretext of oppeness and inclusion. 

August 15, 2017 By:  The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel

Football: Gaza team wins Palestine Cup despite Israeli restrictions

Global BDS News - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 10:50
Football: Gaza team wins Palestine Cup despite Israeli restrictionsIn the NewsRed Card Israel

Despite Israel barring 10 players from entering the occupied West Bank, Shebab Rafah wins first Palestine Cup title for Gaza in a decade

August 4, 2017 By:  Agence France-Presse

Radiohead is art-washing Israeli apartheid

Global BDS News - Tue, 08/01/2017 - 10:19
Radiohead is art-washing Israeli apartheidIn the NewsCultural Boycott

Radiohead played Israel, and just as Palestinian and international human rights defenders cautioned, Israel played Radiohead.

July 31, 2017 By:  Omar Barghouti on Al Jazeera

Football Boycott

Global BDS News - Fri, 07/28/2017 - 14:50
CampaignFootball Boycott

Israel prevents Palestinians from playing football....

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Global Security Company G4S deepens ties with Israeli apartheid. Boycott G4S!

Global BDS News - Thu, 07/27/2017 - 10:27
Global Security Company G4S deepens ties with Israeli apartheid. Boycott G4S! UpdateStop G4S

G4S, the world’s largest security company, is actively training Israeli police forces currently attacking Palestinians in Jerusalem.

July 27, 2017 By:  Palestinian BDS National Committee (BDS)

Join the Deadly Exchange campaign

Global BDS News - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 21:08
Join the Deadly Exchange campaignAction Alert

One of the most dangerous places where the regimes of Trump and Netanyahu converge are in exchange programs that bring together police, ICE, border patrol, and FBI from the US with soldiers, police

July 26, 2017

HSBC: end complicity in Israel’s militarised repression of Palestinians

Global BDS News - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 20:58
HSBC: end complicity in Israel’s militarised repression of PalestiniansAction Alert

Take action against the HSBC bank over its investments in and financial support to the arms trade with Israel. 

Military EmbargoJuly 26, 2017

Watch and share our PACBI Live broadcast with Roger Waters

Global BDS News - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 20:49
Watch and share our PACBI Live broadcast with Roger Waters Action Alert

The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel recently hosted a Facebook Live broadcast with Roger Waters, the world famous English rock musician, singer-songwriter, and composer. 

July 26, 2017

Palestinian artists ask Thom Yorke of Radiohead, "Can you hear us?"

Global BDS News - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 12:49
Palestinian artists ask Thom Yorke of Radiohead, "Can you hear us?"UpdateCultural Boycott

In a letter to Radiohead lead singer Thom Yorke, Palestinian artists remind the band it's never too late to come round to the right side of history.

July 17, 2017

200+ Latin American Orgs Urge Mexican Multinational Cemex To End Complicity In Israeli Crimes

Global BDS News - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 21:49
200+ Latin American Orgs Urge Mexican Multinational Cemex To End Complicity In Israeli CrimesUpdateEconomic BoycottTrade union solidarity

Over 200 Latin American organizations, coalitions, social movements and personalities published a July 9 letter addressed to the Board of Directors of Cemex, the Mexican multinational company, calling on it to end the company’s complicity in Israel’s human rights violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory.

July 13, 2017 By:  Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC)

On Facebook Live: A conversation with Roger Waters

Global BDS News - Fri, 07/07/2017 - 11:33
On Facebook Live: A conversation with Roger WatersUpdateCultural Boycott

Join us for a live, hour-long conversation on the cultural boycott of Israel with one of today’s leading musicians.

July 7, 2017 By:  Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI)

Spanish Parliament Affirms Right to BDS as Protected Speech

Global BDS News - Sat, 07/01/2017 - 01:04
Spanish Parliament Affirms Right to BDS as Protected SpeechUpdateRight To BoycottSanctions and governments

The Spanish parliament has unanimously passed a motion recognizing the right to advocate for BDS as protected under the right to freedom of expression and association.

June 30, 2017 By:  Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC)

UK Government Defeated in Court by BDS Activists for Palestinian Human Rights

Global BDS News - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 22:04
UK Government Defeated in Court by BDS Activists for Palestinian Human RightsIn the NewsEconomic BoycottRight To Boycott

The court ruled that it is unlawful for the government to restrict local councils from exercising their conscience and divesting their pensions from Israeli companies complicit in violating Palestinian human rights.

June 22, 2017 By:  Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC-UK)

Largest Israeli Public Transportation Company Loses Netherlands Contract Worth 190 Million Euros Following Campaign by BDS Activists for Palestinian Rights

Global BDS News - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 04:30
Largest Israeli Public Transportation Company Loses Netherlands Contract Worth 190 Million Euros Following Campaign by BDS Activists for Palestinian RightsUpdateEconomic BoycottLocal governments

Last month, Egged Bus Systems (EBS), a subsidiary of Egged Israel Transport Cooperative Society, Israel’s largest public transportation operator, lost a bid for a decade-long contract to run public transportation in the North-Holland region of the Netherlands, which includes the country’s capital, Amsterdam.

June 21, 2017 By:  Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC)

Why We Should Boycott Gay Pride in Tel Aviv

Global BDS News - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 04:01
Why We Should Boycott Gay Pride in Tel AvivIn the NewsCultural Boycott

I am a queer Palestinian who has been working tirelessly over the last decade for sexual and gender diversity, as well as LGBTQI visibility in Palestinian society.

June 9, 2017 By:  Haneen Maikey in Newsweek

For Palestinians, the 1967 War Remains an Enduring, Painful Wound

Global BDS News - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 03:25
For Palestinians, the 1967 War Remains an Enduring, Painful WoundIn the NewsEconomic BoycottCultural Boycott After years of occupation and dispossession, the time for Palestinian freedom is now. June 9, 2017 By:  Omar Barghouti in The Nation

BNC Welcomes Call by Christian Organizations Urging the World Council of Churches to Support the BDS Movement for Palestinian Human Rights

Global BDS News - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 10:06
BNC Welcomes Call by Christian Organizations Urging the World Council of Churches to Support the BDS Movement for Palestinian Human RightsUpdateEconomic Boycott

The BNC warmly welcomes a historic open letter by the National Coalition of Christian Organizations in Palestine (NCCOP) urging the World Council of Churches (WCC) to “recognize Israel as an apartheid state,” support the nonviolent, Palestinian-led global BDS movement, help intensify BDS campaigns and actively refuse Christian complicity in ongoing Israeli violations of Palestinian human rights.

June 20, 2017 By:  Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC), Christian Palestinians

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