Updates from the palestinian BDS (Chile)
The National Congress of Chile overwhelmingly voted to ban products from illegal Israeli settlements built on stolen Palestinian land.
Short-list of the top 30 BDS moments of 2017, reflecting massive, collective work by supporters around the world. The BDS movement for Palestinian rights grew among trade unions, social movements and mainstream churches, in universities, among star athletes and prominent cultural figures, in parliaments and at the United Nations. It has compelled major multinationals to end their respective complicity in Israel’s egregious violations of Palestinian human rights, and grows stronger every day.
More than three-fourths of students at the University of Chile’s Faculty of Medicine voted to break institutional ties with Israeli universities in a student referendum held last month.
Two Chilean universities cancel events sponsored by the Israeli embassy which featured a speaker directing illegal archaeological digs in the occupied Palestinian West Bank.
"I feel terrible pain because I’m now unable to visit my family’s homeland" — Anuar Majluf upon being denied entry
BDS is growing at an exceptionally impressive rate in Chile.
Students at the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile (UC) voted by a large majority to endorse the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement for Palestinian rights.