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

BNC Statement

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

BNC Statement

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Photo: Ahmad Shehade

Ramallah – 18 June 2013 – On 8 June 2013 the Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC)[1] 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

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Invitation 

The Palestinian Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions National Committee (BNC)
cordially invites you to actively participate in its

Fourth National BDS Conference
Saturday, 8 June 2013
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Bethlehem University 

See Attached Conference Program in English and Arabic

BNC Statement

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.

BNC Statement

treelandday30 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.

BNC Statement

On March 30, Palestinians will commemorate 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. Today, we continue to celebrate Palestinian resistance to Israel’s ongoing land expropriation, colonization, occupation and apartheid.

Thirty-seven years after the first Land Day demonstrations, Israel continues its expropriation and colonization of Palestinian land.

BNC Statement

The Dutch government has announced that it will introduce new guidance calling on retailers to label fresh produce from illegal Israeli settlements in a way that distinguishes it from products originating inside Israel.