Updates from the palestinian BDS (Belgium)

Update

Palestinian & International Chefs Say: Don’t Cater to Israeli Apartheid, Withdraw From "Round Tables" Culinary Festival in Tel Aviv.

Open Letter

Chefs & Restaurateurs Say: Don’t Cater to Israeli Apartheid & Propaganda, Withdraw From "Round Tables" Culinary Festival in Tel Aviv.

Update

European professors and academic institutions urged to end cooperation with the EU-funded project over involvement of Israeli institutions known for illegal detention practices, routine torture, and violence against Palestinians.

Action Alert

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.

Update

In Belgium, 482 professors and researchers, and more than 190 artists, have written an open letter calling on their authorities to withdraw from participating in a European Union funded res

In the News

Belgian police has confirmed that it intends to question former Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni at her arrival in Brussels today for suspected war crimes. Livni is listed as a speaker  at a European Parliament event taking place later today. However it is no longer clear whether Livni will participate in the event as her name has been removed from the official event website.

In the News

Former Israeli foreign minister Tzipi Livni has cancelled a visit to Belgium over fears she may be arrested on her arrival in Brussels over war crime allegations. She is named in a lawsuit filed in relation to her role in the Israeli military's Operation Cast Lead in the Gaza Strip between December 2008 - January 2009, in which almost 1,400 Palestinians were killed. Under Belgian law, the authorities have the right to detain a suspect in its territory on crimes related to international law as one of the victims had Belgian citizenship.