Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) is a Palestinian-led movement for freedom, justice and equality. BDS upholds the simple principle that Palestinians are entitled to the same rights as the rest of humanity.
Columbia College's Student Council overwhelmingly approved a spring student referendum on whether Columbia University should divest from companies that profit from Israel’s acts that fall under UN definition of the Crime of Apartheid.
The U.S.'s Episcopal Church is divesting from Caterpillar, Motorola Solutions and Israel Discount Bank to address human rights violations in Israel’s occupation of Gaza and West Bank, and continues engagement with Facebook, Booking.com and TripAdvisor
The Red Nation urges all Native people and Nations to respect the Palestinian call for BDS by pledging NOT to collaborate with universities, institutions, or organizations that promote and normalize the occupation.