Updates from the palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC): Posted by Palestinian BDS National Committee

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Occupied Palestine, 7 October 2014 – The Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC), the largest coalition in Palestinian society that leads the global BDS movement for Palestinian rights, warmly salutes the Oakland, California dockworkers and community activists for their inspiring new victory against the Israeli container ship Zim on 27 September 2014.

As widely reported, community and trade union activists demonstrating against the recent Israe

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The Union of European Football Associations has rejected an Israeli bid to host games during the 2020 European Championships.

September 19, 2014
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UEFA president Michel Platini is facing pressure to exclude the Israeli bid to host UEFA European Championship 2020 games ahead of the September 19 decision on which 12 cities the tournament will be held across.

Palestinian football teams and NGOs have written to Platini arguing that holding the UEFA 2020 games in Jerusalem would be tantamount to “r

September 10, 2014
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Do not profit from Israel’s military aggressions against the Palestinian people

With strong disappointment we have read the news about the announced delivery of 28 Israeli upgraded APCs (armored personnel carriers) to the Philippines’ army.

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Amid the devastation, Palestinians in Gaza call on world governments to #StopArmingIsrael, and in particular, on Italy to ban Israeli participation in military training exercises on the Italian island of Sardegna planned for this fall.

Read the Palestinian call for an immediate and comprehensive military embargo on Israel.

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Screen Shot 2014-08-21 at 16.57.47Campaigners gather at the Oakland Port. (Charlotte Silver)

- Oakland activists prevent Israeli ship from docking for 4 days;
- Elbit arms factories in UK and Australia occupied by protesters
- EU to ban Israeli dairy and meat imports with any settlement connections
- European retailers