Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) is a Palestinian-led movement for freedom, justice and equality. BDS upholds the simple principle that Palestinians are entitled to the same rights as the rest of humanity.
There is no place in sports for apartheid. There is definitely no place in sports for genocide perpetrators. Sports teams, associations and federations must support the Palestinian call to #BanIsrael from sports until it ends its crimes against Palestinians.
The statement, signed by 1500 members of the Flanders university community, condemns Israel's "educide" against Palestinians and calls to suspend academic cooperation with Israel "as long as the destruction of the Palestinian education system and the systematic discrimination and attack on Palestinian academics and students continues."
The Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC), the largest Palestinian coalition that leads the global Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement, calls for escalating campaigning against fossil fuel giant Chevron by engaging in consumer boycotts of Chevron, Texaco, and Caltex gas/petrol stations.