Updates from the palestinian BDS (United States)
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
In a historic move, Congress members Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib and US civil rights veteran John Lewis introduce resolution affirming the right to boycott.
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.
In a huge boost for the movement for Palestinian rights, a federal judge blocked Texas’ anti-boycott law, finding it unconstitutional.
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.
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said, “U.S. courts have protected the right of individuals to participate in boycotts as a form of political protest. The same protection applies to the right to advocate or oppose BDS."