Updates from the palestinian BDS (United States)

In the News

In a significant blow to efforts by Israel lobby groups to use courts to harass, intimidate and silence supporters of Palestinian rights, a  federal judge dismissed a lawsuit against the American Studies Association over its decision to support the boycott of Israeli academic institutions.

Open Letter

The Palestinian Federation of Unions of University Professors and Employees (PFUUPE) urges Pitzer College to stand by an overwhelming majority of its faculty refusing to be complicit in Israel’s denial of Palestinian rights and its blatantly racist and anti-democratic discriminatory policies.

In the News

US federal judge dismisses lawsuit seeking to deter academic associations from adopting boycotts for Palestinian rights.

In the News

The organization faced backlash and internal dissension after previously rescinding the honor—a decision Davis and allies attributed to the racial justice activist’s support for Palestinians' rights and BDS.

January 25, 2019
Update

The 2018 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry says BDS is a platform to persuade people of conscience that Israel’s 71-year regime of dispossession and subjugation is an issue of great moral impact and needs our attention.

 

PACBI Statement

The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI), a founding member of the BDS movement for Palestinian rights, salut

BNC Statement

Airbnb’s decision to end its business in Israel’s illegal settlements in the occupied Palestinian territory is an important first step. It unfortunately fails to cover settlements in East Jerusalem, which is also occupied according to international law. All Israeli settlements in occupied territory constitute war crimes. East Jerusalem is no exception.