Updates from the palestinian BDS (United States)

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National working group for BDS organizing approved at 2019 DSA national convention. In 2017, the organization endorsed the BDS movement.

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The resolution is based on lies and aims to to demonize peaceful resistance to Israel’s military occupation and apartheid.

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Groups worldwide participated in the #BoycottHP Global Week of Action, creatively asserting the demand that HP Inc and HPE end their complicity in Israel’s apartheid, military occupation and settler-colonialism against the Palestinian people

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In a historic move, Congress members Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib and US civil rights veteran John Lewis introduce resolution affirming the right to boycott.

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NYU Department of Social and Cultural Analysis pledges non-cooperation with the university’s study abroad program in Tel Aviv due to Israel's entry policies that discriminate on the basis on ancestry and political speech. 

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On April 10, Omar Barghouti, a Palestinian human rights defender and a co-founder of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) Movement for Palestinian rights, was denied entry into the United States at Ben Gurion Airport despite having valid travel documents.

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Pitzer College faculty, students and staff voted overwhelmingly to suspend a study abroad program with Haifa University over Israel’s discriminatory policies against Palestinians. In an anti-democratic move, Pitzer's president vetoed the motion.