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

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  • G4S has lost contracts worth millions of dollars in more than a dozen countries following BDS campaigns protesting its role in Israeli prisons, settlements and checkpoints
  • Campaign against G4S to remain “high BD
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“If I win, I will proudly wear my crown on a boat to Gaza, in protests for social justice and against austerity,” says Hala, Miss Canada finalist, a civil engineer and board member of PAJU.

BNC Statement

The Palestinian BDS National Committee, the largest coalition of Palestinian student unions, trade unions and other civil society bodies that leads and supports the BDS movement, was deeply heartened to hear of the vote in support for BDS at McGill university. We congratulate and thank all of the organisers involved and each of the 512 people who voted in support of the motion.

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The UK government yesterday announced more details of its restrictions on public bodies regarding ethical procurement.

Palestinian boycott campaigners say the documents

BNC Statement

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences announced that it is suing Distinctive Assets, the company distributing a luxury gift bag to Oscar nominees, which this year includes an all-expenses paid trip to Israel sponsored by the Israeli government.

Palestinians had denounced the inclusion of the trip to Israel as a “cynical and desperate” attempt by the Israeli government to fight its increasing international isolation through br