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BNC Statement

The BDS National Committee (BNC) supports calls for an independent, international investigation and is calling for effective accountability measures against Israel, particularly a two-way military embargo.

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Despite Israel's efforts to censor it, Omar Barghouti gave this talk at the "Israeli Settlements in Palestine and the European Union" conference held at the European Parliament on February 28, 2018. It was organized by MEP Ana Gomes of Portugal. Omar is a Palestinian human rights defender and co-founder of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement.

 

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Palestinian Civil Society Calls For Sanctions on Israel to Stop Far-Right Israeli-Trump Alliance That Undermines Palestinian Rights and International Law

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The prestigious Catholic University of Leuven in Belgium has announced its withdrawal from a controversial EU-funded research cooperation project with the Israeli police and the Israeli Ministry of Public Security.

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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.

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Swiss parliament and Spanish government reject efforts to criminalize the BDS human rights movement

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Tourism to Israel fell again in 2016, continuing a negative trend that began with the 

January 27, 2017
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Europe’s five largest pension funds have €7.5 billion invested in companies with business activities in and around illegal settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories. This is at odds with United Nations guidelines, clear warnings from 18 European countries, and undermines the two-state solution, experts warn.

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The occupation of the Palestinian territory raises questions for the European Neighbourhood Policy. A number of practical steps are required for the way forward

BNC Statement

Los representantes de la Unión Europea decidieron secretamente cooperar con un ministerio israelí con base en Jerusalén Oriental ocupada, se ha revelado.