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

BNC Statement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, 8 August 2011

  • French multinational Veolia to cut back global operations after €67.2 million losses
  • BDS campaign has cost Veolia large contracts across Europe over its illegal Israel project
  • Losses comes on heals of Agrexco’s financial woes, another main BDS target

Only days after losing out on another lucrative contract in London, French waste and water company Veolia on Thursday announced it would scale back its operations in several countries after http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424053111903454504

BNC Statement

In the midst of the debate on Palestinian diplomatic initiatives aimed at securing membership of "Palestine" in the United Nations, many legitimate questions on strategies and tactics have arisen among people of conscience around the world who support freedom, justice and equality for the Palestinian people.

BNC Statement

In the midst of the debate on Palestinian diplomatic initiatives aimed at securing membership of "Palestine" in the United Nations, many legitimate questions on strategies and tactics have arisen among people of conscience around the world who support freedom, justice and equality for the Palestinian people.

BNC Statement

Carl McCann
Chairman, Total Produce
Charles McCann Building
Rampart Road
Dundalk
Ireland

29 July 2011

Dear Carl McCann,

We, the undersigned Palestinian civil society representatives, including farmers unions, agricultural organizations and popular committees, wish to express our deep concern at reports that Total Produce is considering purchasing Agrexco, an Israeli company complicit in Israel’s regime of occupation, colonization and apartheid.

In the News


Arbeidernes Ungdomsfylking (AUF), the Norwegian labour youth party, declared their support for the boycott of Israel during a visit by Norwegian foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Støre  in the days before the massacre at their summer camp[1]

BNC Statement

Occupied Palestine- Wikimania's decision to hold its annual conference this August in Israel despite its ongoing occupation, colonialism and apartheid can only be seen by Palestinians and international supporters of a just peace as feeding Israel's impunity and helping it to cover up its grave violations of international law and Palestinian rights.

BNC Statement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

25 July 2011

Facing a bankruptcy hearing in a Tel Aviv court Tuesday, Israeli export company Agrexco has been beset by bad headlines in recent months. Now its problems look set to worsen, after Palestinian solidarity groups from across Europe joined forces to escalate a boycott campaign.

A new coalition on Thursday promised to “put an end to Agrexco’s presence in Europe”.