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

In the News

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The UN Human Rights Council has this afternoon voted to “to produce a database of all business enterprises” that operate in illegal Israeli settlements.

BNC Statement

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Occupied Palestine, 17 March 2016 -- The global movement supporting the Palestinian people’s right to freedom, justice and equality has taken impressive steps into the political mainstream in recent years.

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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.