Vienna museum cancels Palestine event with leader of South African anti-apartheid struggle

A Vienna museum, Volkskundemuseum, has cancelled an Israeli Apartheid Week event where former minister in Nelson Mandela’s government Ronnie Kasrils was scheduled to speak

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El listado de los 30 mejores logros de la Campaña de BDS en 2017 refleja un sólido trabajo colectivo por parte de sus seguidores en todo el mundo. La Campaña de BDS por los derechos palestinos se ha expandido entre sindicatos, movimientos sociales, entre las principales iglesias y universidades, entre figuras destacadas del deporte y de la cultura, en los parlamentos y en Naciones Unidas. Ha conseguido que importantes multinacionales pongan fin a su complicidad con las atroces violaciones israelíes contra los derechos humanos palestinos, y adquiere más fuerza. 

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More than 140 artists from Europe and beyond support the appeal from Palestinian artists to boycott the contest next year. Quotes from signatories here.

 

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The Canadian academic society also commits to support the protected rights of students and scholars to engage in research and public speaking about Palestine, the state of Israel and in support of the BDS movement.

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Short-list of the top 30 BDS moments of 2017, reflecting massive, collective work by supporters around the world. The BDS movement for Palestinian rights grew among trade unions, social movements and mainstream churches, in universities, among star athletes and prominent cultural figures, in parliaments and at the United Nations. It has compelled major multinationals to end their respective complicity in Israel’s egregious violations of Palestinian human rights, and grows stronger every day.

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The article is not only about the right to BDS. It also discusses how international human rights law has, in general, been rendered meaningless and even oppressive. It uses the example of the BDS movement to show that, nevertheless, there is still a way to utilize its progressive potential. 

 

 

January 30, 2017
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Your organization can sign the letter by contacting ADALAH-NY

To the Batsheva Dance Company:

January 19, 2017
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In Canada a new campaign has started to target military relations with Israel: activists from the network BDS Quebec have launched efforts to stop cooperation between the Montreal based

August 19, 2016
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Greens become first major Canadian political party to put boycott, divestment and sanctions into official policy platform

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As the smoke clears in devastated Gaza, University of Regina faculty, students and community members reaffirmed their anger over the school's discussions with Israeli universities.

August 14, 2014
Open Letter

As Jewish survivors and descendents of survivors of the Nazi genocide we unequivocally condemn the massacre of Palestinians in Gaza and the ongoing occupation and colonization of historic Palestine.