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

In the News

Last week, the Palestinian BDS National Committee called for a wave of actions and protests in solidarity with the Palestinian popular resistance and for action to pressure governments, institutions and corporations to end their role in Israel’s crimes.

In the News

The city council of Iceland’s capital Reykjavik voted on Wednesday to boycott all Israeli goods.

The motion was approved by 9 votes to 5 after being proposed by Björk Vilhelmsdóttir, a city councilor from the Social Democratic Alliance (Samfylkingin).

BNC Statement

Occupied Palestine, 7 September 2015—The Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC), the broadest coalition in Palestinian society that leads the global BDS movement, considered the European Union's move towards labelling Israeli settlement products, announced at a recent EU press conference, as insufficient for fulfilling European states’ legal obligations under international law.

The press briefing by EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini followed the meeting of the foreign ministers of the EU's 28 member states in Luxembourg.

BNC Statement

The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement and its worldwide partners are celebrating the withdrawal of the huge French corporation Veolia from the Jerusalem Light Rail (JLR), an illegal rail system built to facilitate the growth and expansion of Israeli colonial settlements on occupied Palestinian territory.

BNC Statement

"Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable... Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals." – Rev Dr.