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.
Scottish Palestine Solidarity Campaign welcomed the Scottish Government statement responding to Scottish PSC's petition, after the UK Government vowed to block local institutions from conducting boycotts
Following a period of campaigning, Tayside Pension Fund no longer invests local authority pension funds in Bank Hapoalim, an Israeli bank that operates and finances state infrastructure within illegal settlements upon occupied Palestinian land.
Glasgow City Council promises supporters of Palestinian rights that it will no longer sponsor arms fairs featuring Israeli weapons manufacturers and will ensure that the city's guidelines for hosting events reflect that “Glasgow is a human rights respecting city.”