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Israel’s actions expose its escalating repression and system of apartheid
Archbishop Desmond Tutu & other leading members of the Episcopal Church tell the Church's General Convention that investment in companies supporting Israel's military occupation "make the Church complicit in the injustices suffered by Palestinians." They urge the Church to adopt human rights-based investment decisions that ensure it "does not profit from the suffering of others."
Association of 140 global political parties, including 35 parties in government, adopts BDS and calls for a military embargo on Israel until it ends its violations of Palestinian rights. This is the most significant call for sanctions against Israel to date.
The student senate successfully passed “The Protection of Palestinian Human Rights Act". It demands the university divest from corporations that "provide goods and services to Israeli military forces" used "to bomb hospitals in Gaza, bulldoze Palestinians’ homes, construct illegal Apartheid walls, and further suppress and violate Palestinian human rights."
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.
The Central Council of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), the sole legitimate representative of the Palestinian people, has officially announced its support for the BDS movement and called, for the first time, on the international community to “impose sanctions on Israel” to end its ongoing, grave violations of Palestinian rights as stipulated by international law.
Palestinian Civil Society Calls For Sanctions on Israel to Stop Far-Right Israeli-Trump Alliance That Undermines Palestinian Rights and International Law
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.
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.
Palestinian & International Chefs Say: Don’t Cater to Israeli Apartheid, Withdraw From "Round Tables" Culinary Festival in Tel Aviv.