Updates from the palestinian BDS (Germany)
A desperate attempt to divert attention from its shameful acceptance of Israel's sponsorship and its resultant complicity in whitewashing Israel's regime of occupation and apartheid.
As in the struggle against apartheid in South Africa, a regime of oppression and racism should never be welcomed in cultural spaces under the pretext of oppeness and inclusion.
On July 29, festival organizers in 8 countries are uniting to put on a “Tomorrowland” music event that will help whitewash Israel’s racist system of apartheid, military rule, siege over 2 million people, and ongoing, grave violations of Palestinian human rights. Sign up for this thunderclap to say NO to Tomorrowland, NO to Israeli apartheid.
In the last ten years, an old scholarly paradigm that was used for the historical analysis of European settler movements in various parts of the worlds, and in different periods, resurfaced in the
Tourism to Israel fell again in 2016, continuing a negative trend that began with the
Academics from across Europe have written in support of Eleonora Roldán Mendívil, an academic at the Free University of Berlin who is being victimised for their support for Palestinian rights
Earlier in December, Talib Kweli's sold out show at Conne Island in Leipzig, Germany, was cancelled as a result of the artist's vocal support of Palestine. In reaction to this, Palestinian cultural institutions have signed a letter highlighting their support and thanks to the artist's position on Palestine.