US Attacks BDS For Same Reason Nixon Started Drug War

By Caitlin Johnstone. -

The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that Arkansas’ law against BDS — the use of boycott, divestment and sanctions as a means of protest against Israel —violates the First Amendment of [...]

Artists And Academics Oppose Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement

By Montreal Artists and Academics, BDS Movement. -

More than 150 artists and academics and over 20 trade unions, cultural organizations, student groups and indigenous collectives in Montréal are calling on the Canadian government to cancel the [...]

Latin American Academics Endorse Boycott Of Complicit Israeli Academic Institutions

By Latin American BDS Coordination, BDS Movement. -

In their statement, the signatories commit not to participate in any type of academic exchange or cooperation with or accept funding from complicit Israeli institutions or the State of Israel. In [...]

National Day Of Action For Palestine

By Palestine Solidarity Campaign. -

The Israeli government continues to press ahead with its gross violations of international law and Palestinian human rights, accelerating the ongoing colonisation of yet more Palestinian land. [...]

Jewish-Led Groups Condemn Pompeo For Declaring Boycott-Divestment Movement Anti-Semitic

By Brett Wilkins, Commondreams. -

Jewish peace activists led a wave of stinging rebuke of U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Thursday after he declared the peaceful Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement for [...]

France Defies European Court Ruling Upholding Right To Boycott Israel

By Ali Abunimah, Electronic Intifada. -

France - The government of President Emmanuel Macron is defying a landmark judgment from the European Court of Human Rights that protects the right of people to call for a boycott of Israeli [...]

Update: Abby Martin’s Lawsuit Over Israel Loyalty Oath Mandate In US

By Empire Files. -

New developments in Abby Martin's major lawsuit challenging unconstitutional pro-Israel, anti-BDS law in the state of Georgia. Abby Martin: "In February of this year, I was supposed to give a [...]

Human Rights Defenders Sue German Parliament Over Anti-BDS Resolution

By Adri Nieuwhof, Electronic Intifada. -

Three human rights defenders are mounting a court challenge to the German parliament’s resolution condemning BDS – the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement for Palestinian rights. The [...]

Group That Helped Draft Anti-BDS Laws In US Didn’t Disclose Grant From Israel

By Michael Arria, Mondoweiss. -

There’s been a lot of talk about foreign governments intervening in our political process over the last few years, but some stories certainly don’t permeate mainstream discourse. A case in [...]

Over 40 Protests Across The UK On #StopArmingIsrael Day Of Action

By The Palestinian Solidarity Campaign. -

Hundreds have taken to the streets in dozens of towns and cities to call for an end to the UK’s complicity in Israel’s oppression of the Palestinian people, on the 6 year anniversary of the end [...]

Global South Calls For Sanctions On Apartheid Israel

Israel’s decades-old regime of apartheid and theft of Palestinian land is continuing unabated. Reports that Israel is “suspending” formal annexation are a smokescreen for continued colonisation [...]

Uphold Palestinian Struggle In All Its Forms

By Khaled Barakat, Electronic Intifada. -

Fifty years ago, Palestinian intellectual Ghassan Kanafani put forward a clear position about the boycott of Israel. Kanafani was, at the time, not only an esteemed novelist and short story [...]

15 Lessons From 15 Years Of BDS

By Alys Samson Estapé, The Electronic Intifada. -

July marked the 15th anniversary of the launch of the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement. Much has happened over those years. Here are 15 lessons I’ve learned on the journey to [...]

Palestinians Reiterate Call For Sanctions To Stop Israeli Annexation

By Palestinian BDS National Committee, BDS Movement. -

The statement was issued by the Palestinian Human Rights Organizations Council (PHROC), which represents eleven Palestinian human rights organizations. Other initial signers of the letter include [...]

UN Experts Denounce Israeli Apartheid And Call For Sanctions

By Palestinian BDS National Committee, BDS Movement. -

The Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC), the largest coalition in Palestinian society, commends tens of UN experts for their courage in speaking truths that States and international [...]