Updates from the palestinian BDS (Brazil)
Support for BDS has not only continued to grow - it has accelerated.
After performing in Tel Aviv, in defiance of Palestinian appeals not to help Israel use his name to cover up its regime of oppression, Caetano Veloso has now concluded that he will “never go back” to Israel.
On the eve of Brazilian Independence Day, a major Palestinian civil society coalition has called on Brazil to abandon a $35m development collaboration project with Israel during a meeting with Paulo França, the Brazilian consul in Ramallah.
The delegation form the Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC), the largest coalition of Palestinian political parties, trade unions, civil society networks and campaigns, urg
The inclusion of a workshop, on 20th June, led by the Jewish National Fund, an organisation which has been implicated in human rights abuses in Israel / Palestine, has led to protests at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Earth Summit, Rio+20).
The Jewish National Fund (JNF) exists for the purpose of obtaining Palestinian land for exclusive use by Jews.
Answering a call of the Palestinian civil society, the Front in Defense of the Palestinian People of São Paulo and the Palestinian Front in the University of São Paulo celebrated in September 20, at the Students Hall in the Law School of University of São Paulo, a
In an important gain for the global movement for boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel, Brazil’s largest Trade Union Confederation (CUT), voiced its support of the BDS call and called for the suspension of Israeli-Brazilian economic agreements and military ties on January 28.
In a statement signed by National President of CUT as well as its General Secretary and International Relations Secretary, the union stated:
“The advancement of the Israeli offensive, symbolized by the construction of the wall of apartheid and the constant bombing of G