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Following an unexplained, abnormal delay in his visa application, which prevented him from travelling to the UK to speak at the Labour Party Conference fringe, BDS movement co-founder has had his visa granted by the British government.
Palestinian voices, including Mr. Barghouti, will still be heard at Conference
30 Palestinian civil society organizations call on the Egyptian authorities to immediately and unconditionally release human rights activist Ramy Shaath, and call on all Palestinian, Arab and international organizations to show solidarity with Ramy’s just cause and also call for his release.
"We reject this motion, which is based on the false allegation that BDS as such equals anti-Semitism. We call on the German government not to endorse this motion and to fight anti-Semitism, while respecting and protecting freedom of speech and of association, which are undeniably under attack."
Through statements issued by both the PLO and Palestinian civil society groups, and protests at German Representative Offices, Palestinians have unanimously condemned the German Parliament’s anti-Palestinian resolution attacking the right to boycott.
Palestinian civil society coalitions, human rights organizations, labor unions, and representatives of the Palestinian people, condemn in the strongest terms the German Parliament's resolution which is based on outright lies and equates the nonviolent BDS movement for Palestinian rights with anti-semitism.
On April 10, Omar Barghouti, a Palestinian human rights defender and a co-founder of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) Movement for Palestinian rights, was denied entry into the United States at Ben Gurion Airport despite having valid travel documents.
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
In a significant blow to efforts by Israel lobby groups to use courts to harass, intimidate and silence supporters of Palestinian rights, a federal judge dismissed a lawsuit against the American Studies Association over its decision to support the boycott of Israeli academic institutions.
La FIDH, à l’occasion de son Bureau international tenu à Paris du 25 au 27 mars 2016, a tenu à formellement reconnaître et réaffirmer le droit des personnes à participer pacifiquement et à appeler à des mesures de boycott-désinvestissement-sanctions (BDS) pour protester contre les politiques d’occupation et de discrimination du gouvernement israélien, et demande instamment aux États de respecter et de défendre les droits connexes de liberté d’expression, d’opinion, d’association et d’assemblée.