Updates from the palestinian BDS (South Africa)

Update

Statements in support of Palestinian rights, many advocating for BDS, have been endorsed by more than 350 academic departments, programs, centers, unions and societies and garnered nearly 24,000 signatures from scholars, researchers, students and university staff worldwide.

In the News

Academics call on University of Free State to terminate the Haifa Universtity partnership reminiscent of apartheid-era academic ties between Israel and the apartheid South African state and its institutions, including universities.

Action Alert

Global South leaders Jessie Duarte (South Africa), Claudia Mix (Chile), Elamaram Kareem (India) and Nora Cortiñas (Argentina) call for #UNGA75 to investigate Israeli apartheid and impose sanctions.

Update

Thousands of artists worldwide have publicly endorsed the cultural boycott of Israel. Find a pledge near you or in your field.

In the News

Prominent signatories to Global South call include former South African President Kgalema Motlanthe, former Mozambiquean Minister Oscar Monteiro, former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay, General Secretary of the South African Federation of Trade Unions Zwelinzima Vavi, and former Commissioner at SA Human Rights Commission Pregs Govender.

BNC Statement

At the same time, we draw inspiration from Denis Goldberg’s life and rich heritage of struggle for freedom and justice