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

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-- Marinah had planned to participate in the Méditerranée Festival in Ashdod the upcoming 11th June and also at the World Music Festival of Tel Aviv

-- The Ashdod Festival has broad institutional support and is financed by companies which are directly linked to the violation of Palestinian

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In the first of a new series of regular round-ups from the Palestinian BDS National Committee, we bring you a summary of some of the incredible recent developments from across the global BDS movement.

Take action: Tell Caetano Veloso and Gilberto Gil to cancel their Israel concert

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Brazilian Tropicalia music stars Caetano Veloso and Gilberto Gil, whose music has aways been connected to struggles for freedom, justice and equality, are scheduled to perform in Tel Aviv.

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More than 30 Brazilian social movements and progressive organisations had called on the Brazilian government to exclude Internatio...

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[caption id="attachment_13111" align="aligncenter" width="600"]Groups across the UK occupied and held protests at Barclays banks as part of the campaign Groups across the UK occupied and held protests at Barclays banks as part of the campaign[/caption]

UK high street bank Barclays is no longer listed as a shareholder in

BNC Statement

19 April 2015 - We the undersigned Palestinian student unions and youth groups wish you a successful conference. We salute your struggle for a more democratic form of education - one that is based on the needs and aspirations of its student body and faculty, and not on the needs of corporate power.

BNC Statement

The far-right in Israel may have given prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu his election victory after he officially promised not to recognize any Palestinian state and his racist remarks on Palestinian citizens, but the victory margin of Likud and other extremist Zionist parties that deny basic Palestinian rights are further evidence of a decisive shift among Jewish-Israelis to the far-right camp, dropping any pretense of seeking a just peace, leading Palestinian civil society activists said today.

Israel’s final ditching of the so-called “peace process” sham should deny world governments any e

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Occupied Palestine, 4 March 2015 -- The Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC) welcomes the announcement by the board of directors of the Palestine Power Generation Company (PPGC) about the company's "withdrawal a few months ago from the agreement with the developers of the [Israeli] Leviathan natural gas field" and the emphasis instead on using the "Palestinian natural gas off the coast of Gaza, out of its commitment to "national independence in the energy sector."

PPGC had signed in early 2014 a memorandum of understanding with the Israeli-American "Delek-Noble" consortium to buy "Israeli