June 26 2013 - The Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC), the broadest Palestinian civil society coalition that is leading the global boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement again affirms its solidarity with French campaigners against Israeli occupation, colonialism and apartheid as they face state repression and criminal charges.
Three Palestine solidarity activists were on trial last week and a further seven will be in court starting June 27 to face charges of “discrimination” brought against them because of their participation in protests calling
Ramallah – 18 June 2013 – On 8 June 2013 the Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC) organized its “Fourth National BDS Conference” at Bethlehem University, under the slogan: “Boycotting Israel and opposing normalization contribute to Liberation, Return of Refugees, and Self-Determination.” With 700 participants, most
The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) mourns the passing of renowned Scottish author Iain Banks, who personified in his life the meaning of commitment to justice. Two months before his death, Banks announced his ill heath and simultaneously reiterated his unflinching support for the global and Palestinian-led Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement , particularly the cultural boycott against Israel. Aside from giving inspira
May 15, 2013 marks the 65th anniversary of the Palestinian Nakba, which resulted in the catastrophic expulsion of the over 750,000 Palestinians from their homes and land in 1948, and creation of the first batch of Palestinian Refugees.
Palestinian Prisoners Day was last week marked with actions in 11 countries protesting the complicity of British-Danish security company G4S in Israel’s prison system. The company provides equipment and services to prisons at which Palestinian political prisoners, including child prisoners, are illegally detained and subjected to torture.
30 March 2013 -- Palestinians are today commemorating with action Land Day, a day in 1976 when Israeli military forces shot and killed six young Palestinian citizens of Israel. These brave youth were among thousands protesting the Israeli government’s expropriation of Palestinian land.