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Palestinian artists and broadcast journalists: Boycott Eurovision 2019!

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 15:35
Palestinian artists and broadcast journalists: Boycott Eurovision 2019! Open LetterCultural Boycott

Israel’s regime of military occupation, settler-colonialism and apartheid is shamelessly using Eurovision as part of its official Brand Israel strategy

June 12, 2018 By:  Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI)

Nobel Peace Prize-Nominated Palestinian Movement Responds to Pop-Kultur Festival’s Racism

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 20:12
Nobel Peace Prize-Nominated Palestinian Movement Responds to Pop-Kultur Festival’s RacismPACBI StatementCultural Boycott

Pop-Kultur festival's arrogant dismissal of the appeals of Palestinians and progressive artists to drop Israel's sponsorship betrays apathy, and worse, to Palestinian human rights

June 9, 2018 By:  Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI)

Palestinians Thank Argentina and Lionel Messi for Canceling “Friendly” with Israel

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 12:27
Palestinians Thank Argentina and Lionel Messi for Canceling “Friendly” with IsraelUpdateCultural BoycottRed Card Israel

Mobilizations across the world succeed in thwarting the Israeli government's use of the match to cover up its war crimes and egregious human rights violations against Palestinians.

June 6, 2018 By:  Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI)

Wave of Major Spanish Cities Express Support for Palestinian Rights

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 17:58
Wave of Major Spanish Cities Express Support for Palestinian RightsUpdateMilitary EmbargoApartheid Free ZonesLocal governmentsSanctions and governments

A wave of major cities across the Spanish state have expressed strong support for Palestinian rights. They have all denounced President Donald Trump's decision to move the US embassy to Jerusalem and slammed Israel's latest massacre of Palestinians in Gaza. Many have called for an arms embargo on Israel and urged governments to ensure its implementation.

June 1, 2018 By:  Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC)

Shakira Nixes Her Tel Aviv Show - The Timeline

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 17:04
Shakira Nixes Her Tel Aviv Show - The TimelineUpdateCultural Boycott

Entering damage control mode after Shakira nixed her July 9 Tel Aviv gig, Israel’s spin machine claimed the gig was never scheduled to begin with.

May 30, 2018 By:  Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI)

The City of Barcelona Endorses the Call for a Comprehensive Military Embargo on Israeli Apartheid

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 16:49
The City of Barcelona Endorses the Call for a Comprehensive Military Embargo on Israeli ApartheidUpdateMilitary EmbargoLocal governments

Barcelona becomes largest city thus far to heed the Palestinian civil society call for an end to arms trade and military and security cooperation with Israel’s regime of apartheid, settler colonialism and occupation. 

May 29, 2018 By:  Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC)

TLVFest hit with wave of cancellations ahead of opening this week

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 14:16
TLVFest hit with wave of cancellations ahead of opening this weekUpdateCultural Boycott

Artists and directors from Brazil, France and Pakistan announce their withdrawal from the Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival following calls from Palestinian LGBT collective Pinkwatching Israel and human rights activists around the world.

May 29, 2018 By:  Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI)

Shopping, Richard Dawson and Gwenno Withdraw from Pop-Kultur Festival Over Israeli Embassy Sponsorship

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 17:52
Shopping, Richard Dawson and Gwenno Withdraw from Pop-Kultur Festival Over Israeli Embassy SponsorshipUpdateCultural Boycott

Palestinians thank the UK artists for their principled stand and urge all participating artists to withdraw from the festival until it ends all forms of collaboration with Israel’s regime of oppression.

May 25, 2018 By:  Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI)

After Gaza massacre, 38 Cambridge University student groups demand boycott of BAE and Caterpillar

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 10:57
After Gaza massacre, 38 Cambridge University student groups demand boycott of BAE and CaterpillarIn the News

A wide coalition of Cambridge University student groups called on the university to end its partnership with major arms producer BAE Systems and Caterpillar Inc. due to the companies' role in enabling violations of international law by Israel, Turkey, and Saudi Arabia

May 25, 2018 By:  Cambridge University Palestine Society and Cambridge University Kurdish Society

Bologna becomes latest Italian city to call for arms embargo on Israel

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 12:28
Bologna becomes latest Italian city to call for arms embargo on IsraelIn the NewsMilitary EmbargoLocal governments

Tuscan city of San Giuliano Terme also endorses Palestinian-led boycott, disinvestment and sanctions (BDS) movement for Palestinian rights

May 22, 2018 By:  BDS Italy

Palestinian Cultural Institutions to Shakira: Whenever, Wherever Music Covers Up War Crimes, It Is Just Wrong!

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 10:03
Palestinian Cultural Institutions to Shakira: Whenever, Wherever Music Covers Up War Crimes, It Is Just Wrong! Open LetterCultural Boycott

Dozens of Palestinian cultural organizations and local administrations urge Grammy Award-winning pop star and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Shakira to cancel her show in Israel.

May 24, 2018 By:  Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI)

Palestinians “Warmly Welcome” Gilberto Gil’s Cancellation of Tel Aviv Gig Following Israel’s “Massacre” in Gaza

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 00:02
Palestinians “Warmly Welcome” Gilberto Gil’s Cancellation of Tel Aviv Gig Following Israel’s “Massacre” in GazaUpdateCultural Boycott

Palestinians warmly welcome news that Gilberto Gil, a legendary Brazilian musician and cultural hero, has cancelled his July 4 performance in Tel Aviv. His cancellation appears to be in response to Israel’s slaughter of over 100 civilians in Gaza over the past few weeks.

May 21, 2018 By:  Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI)

Artistic Director of Portuguese National Theater Joins Cultural Boycott of Israel

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 17:27
Artistic Director of Portuguese National Theater Joins Cultural Boycott of Israel In the NewsCultural Boycott

The artistic director of the D. Maria II National Theater, Tiago Rodrigues, canceled his participation in the Israel Festival, scheduled to take place in Jerusalem next month, and announced his decision to join the cultural boycott of Israel, according to a statement released by the theater today.

May 18, 2018 By:  Lusa

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