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Making It a Crime to Support Palestinian Human Rights

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 03:15
Making It a Crime to Support Palestinian Human RightsIn the NewsRight To Boycott

Bill S720 seeks to prohibit any U.S. person from supporting the United Nations call to boycott companies that support Israeli activities in the territories it occupied in the 1967 war.

August 13, 2017 By:  James J. Zogby, Lobe Log

As Congress Tries to Criminalize BDS, the Democratic Socialists of America Endorse It

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 03:00
As Congress Tries to Criminalize BDS, the Democratic Socialists of America Endorse ItIn the NewsRight To Boycott

The Democratic Socialists of America passed a resolution to endorse the BDS movement. The vote in favor was overwhelming.

August 6, 2017 By:  Zaid Jilani, The Intercept

Checking Settlement Exports “Impossible,” EU Admits

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 02:51
Checking Settlement Exports “Impossible,” EU AdmitsIn the NewsSanctions and governments

The European Union does not recognize illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank and Golan Heights as part of Israel, and has admitted that it cannot tell whether producers from these illegal settlements are fraudulently taking advantage of trade privileges the EU has granted to Israel.

September 28, 2017 By:  David Cronin, Electronic Intifada

UN Sent Warning Letter to 150 Companies for Doing Business in Israeli Settlements

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 02:33
UN Sent Warning Letter to 150 Companies for Doing Business in Israeli Settlements In the NewsSanctions and governments

Israeli officials say some of the companies responded to the UN human rights commissioner by saying they won't renew their contracts in Israel

September 28, 2017 By:  Barak Ravid, Haaretz

Op-Ed: BDS Is Our Only Lever Against Israeli Occupation and Apartheid

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 02:23
Op-Ed: BDS Is Our Only Lever Against Israeli Occupation and ApartheidIn the NewsRight To Boycott

Dr. Ruchama Marton, a distinguished Jewish-Israeli civil society leader and psychiatrist, writes on the necessity of BDS to end Israeli military occupation and apartheid.

September 26, 2017 By:  Dr. Ruchama Marton, Haaretz

In America, the Right to Boycott Israel Is Under Threat. This Is Why That's Cause for Concern

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 02:08
In America, the Right to Boycott Israel Is Under Threat. This Is Why That's Cause for ConcernIn the NewsRight To Boycott

McCarthy era anti-Communist loyalty tests have been relegated to the dustbin of history. The same must apply to government requests that employees certify they're not engaged in a boycott of Israel.

October 11, 2017 By:  Brian Hauss (ACLU), Haaretz

Medical Students at Chile’s Largest University Overwhelmingly Vote for BDS

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 23:00
Medical Students at Chile’s Largest University Overwhelmingly Vote for BDSUpdateAcademic Boycott

More than three-fourths of students at the University of Chile’s Faculty of Medicine voted to break institutional ties with Israeli universities in a student referendum held last month.

October 16, 2017 By:  Palestinian BDS National Committee

Chomsky clarifies position on the cultural boycott of Israel

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 16:01
Chomsky clarifies position on the cultural boycott of IsraelIn the NewsCultural Boycott

Prof. Noam Chomsky makes the essential point: the presence of international artists in Israel is used by the government to cover up its occupation and human rights abuses.

October 12, 2017 By:  Artists for Palestine UK

Prominent Chefs Urge Colleagues to Withdraw From Tel Aviv “Culinary Propaganda” Festival

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 02:59
Prominent Chefs Urge Colleagues to Withdraw From Tel Aviv “Culinary Propaganda” FestivalUpdateCultural Boycott

Palestinian & International Chefs Say: Don’t Cater to Israeli Apartheid, Withdraw From "Round Tables" Culinary Festival in Tel Aviv.

October 12, 2017 By:  Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI)

Open Letter by Palestinian & International Chefs Urges Withdrawal From Tel Aviv Culinary Festival

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 22:38
Open Letter by Palestinian & International Chefs Urges Withdrawal From Tel Aviv Culinary FestivalOpen LetterCultural Boycott

Chefs & Restaurateurs Say: Don’t Cater to Israeli Apartheid & Propaganda, Withdraw From "Round Tables" Culinary Festival in Tel Aviv.

October 11, 2017 By:  Palestinian and international chefs

Palestinian BDS Leadership Calls For Deepening Solidarity Between Palestinians and African Movements Against Colonialism and Racism

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 00:48
Palestinian BDS Leadership Calls For Deepening Solidarity Between Palestinians and African Movements Against Colonialism and RacismBNC StatementEconomic BoycottSanctions and governments

The recent, welcome cancellation of the Africa-Israel Summit slated to take place in Togo this month underscores the urgency of re-focusing on how our struggles are intertwined and strengthened by our mutual solidarity.

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

Distinguished Israeli Doctor Supports BDS

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 03:50
Distinguished Israeli Doctor Supports BDSUpdateEconomic BoycottCultural BoycottAcademic Boycott

Dr. Ruchama Marton is a distinguished Jewish-Israeli civil society leader, a psychiatrist, feminist and the Founder and President of Physicians for Human Rights – Israel (PHRI). She has spoken out about why she is convinced that the BDS movement is critical to ending Israeli crimes against the Palestinian people.

October 5, 2017 By:  Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC

Award-Winning Filmmaker Ken Loach Donates Film Screening Proceeds to BDS Movement

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 20:16
Award-Winning Filmmaker Ken Loach Donates Film Screening Proceeds to BDS Movement BNC StatementCultural Boycott

Award-winning British filmmaker Ken Loach has donated all proceeds from screenings of his latest film in Israeli venues to the BDS movement as a gesture of support for the Palestinian struggle for freedom, justice and equality.

October 5, 2017 By:  Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC)

UN Women becomes fifth UN agency in Jordan to drop its contracts with G4S following BDS pressure

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 14:48
UN Women becomes fifth UN agency in Jordan to drop its contracts with G4S following BDS pressureIn the NewsStop G4S

The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) in Jordan has dropped its contracts with the world’s largest security firm, occupation profiteer G4S, following an ongoing BDS campaign over the firm’s role in Israel’s violations of human rights.

October 3, 2017 By:  Jordan BDS

Tell these food chefs not to cater to Israel’s #ApartheidRoundTables

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 14:58
Tell these food chefs not to cater to Israel’s #ApartheidRoundTablesAction AlertCultural Boycott

Between 29 October and 17 November 2017 head chefs from 14 famous restaurants from cities around the world will spend a week cooking in Tel Aviv as

September 26, 2017

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