Updates from the palestinian BDS (Italy)
Eight international chefs, all women, are set to participate in the Round Tables festival
Palestinian workers', women's and farmers' associations urge international chefs to cancel their participation in Round Tables 2018 in Tel Aviv. "It is an attempt to whitewash Israel’s grave violations of Palestinian human rights."
More than 140 artists from Europe and beyond support the appeal from Palestinian artists to boycott the contest next year. Quotes from signatories here.
Tuscan city of San Giuliano Terme also endorses Palestinian-led boycott, disinvestment and sanctions (BDS) movement for Palestinian rights
Cyclists and supporters of Palestinian human rights took to the streets in 20 cities across the world on Saturday,
Calls are mounting for the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), the governing body of cycling, to take action to relocate the start of the famed Giro d’Italia cycling race from Israel.
PLO Executive Committee Member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi condemned Giro d’Italia for bowing to pressure from Israel’s right-wing coalition government over references to West Jerusalem on its website.