Updates from the palestinian BDS (France)
As Jewish survivors and descendents of survivors of the Nazi genocide we unequivocally condemn the massacre of Palestinians in Gaza and the ongoing occupation and colonization of historic Palestine.
Les universités israéliennes qui ont depuis des décennies joué un rôle clé dans la planification, l’implémentation, la justification et le blanchiment des politiques racistes et colonialistes du régime israélien d’occupation, de colonialisme de peuplement et d’apartheid, ont une fois de plus montré leur complicité dans l’agression génocide d’Israël contre 1, 8 million de Palestiniens dans la bande de Gaza occupée et assiégée.
The ongoing slaughter in Gaza has brought a great many artists, musicians and celebrities out in support of Palestine. This is nothing new. In fact, every major Israeli offensive seems to grow the number of artists willing to speak up and stand against the crimes of the apartheid state.
As 2012 begins, a French activist looks at the short history of the French BDS movement, which mobilized in the wake of the Israeli assalt on Gaza, Operation Cast Lead.
French BDSers on the march
The birth of a movement (January 2009 - June 2009)
Up until 2008, the 2005 call for boycott, divestment, and sanctions [BDS] against Israel that had been issued by the Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC) was
The third national weekend of training and debates organised by the BDS French Campaign and held in Lyons on 14 and 15 January 2012 was highly successful.
More than 100 activists came from all over France to share their experiences and exchange their views on different aspects of the campaign.
The French campaign's successful operations against the Israeli firm AGREXCO, which had been designated as our priority target last year, were underlined. The citizens' actions and demonstrations played a decisive role in the legal liquidation of the company, which re
French boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) campaigners have called on their government to abandon a €318 million deal to buy Heron TP drones from Israel Aircraft Industries.