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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

#BoycottTomorrowland Festival

Global BDS News - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 21:40
#BoycottTomorrowland FestivalAction Alert

On July 29, festival organizers in 8 countries are uniting to put on a “Tomorrowland” music event that will help whitewash Israel’s r

June 19, 2017

Israel's 'Ethics Code' to Formally Suppress Academic Freedom, Palestinians Urge Intensifying BDS

Global BDS News - Fri, 06/16/2017 - 18:30
Israel's 'Ethics Code' to Formally Suppress Academic Freedom, Palestinians Urge Intensifying BDSUpdateAcademic Boycott

Israel's Minister of Education has proposed a university "ethics code" that would institutionalize an existing unstated policy stifling academic freedom

June 16, 2017 By:  Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI)

Join us in telling Radiohead not to entertain apartheid Israel

Global BDS News - Fri, 06/16/2017 - 17:07
Join us in telling Radiohead not to entertain apartheid IsraelAction Alert

Join our campaign urging Radiohead to cancel their concert in Israel and respect the Palestinian picket line

June 16, 2017

Radiohead: “You don’t belong there!”

Global BDS News - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 15:18
Urgent CampaignRadiohead: “You don’t belong there!”

Help us get the message to Radiohead: “You don’t belong there!”

Súmate al Día de Acción #StopCemex - 9 de julio

Global BDS News - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 20:50
Súmate al Día de Acción #StopCemex - 9 de julioAction Alert

El Comité Nacional Palestino de BDS y organizaciones latinoamericanas hacen un llamado por un Día de Acción este 9 de julio para denunciar a la cementera mexicana CEMEX, la cual está directamente facilitando y lucrando con los crímenes israelíes

June 9, 2017 By:  Comité Nacional Palestino de BDS (BNC)

Palestinians, Roger Waters and Ken Loach Respond to Thom Yorke's defence of Radiohead's Tel Aviv Show

Global BDS News - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 13:12
Palestinians, Roger Waters and Ken Loach Respond to Thom Yorke's defence of Radiohead's Tel Aviv ShowIn the NewsCultural Boycott

Musicians, artists, Radiohead fans, and human rights organizations respond to lead singer Thom Yorke's defence of crossing the Palestinian picket line. 

June 7, 2017

Major Chilean Universities Heed BDS Call, Cancel Events Sponsored by Israeli Embassy

Global BDS News - Thu, 06/08/2017 - 22:48
Major Chilean Universities Heed BDS Call, Cancel Events Sponsored by Israeli EmbassyUpdateAcademic Boycott

Two Chilean universities cancel events sponsored by the Israeli embassy which featured a speaker directing illegal archaeological digs in the occupied Palestinian West Bank.

June 8, 2017 By:  Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI)

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)

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