Updates from the palestinian BDS (Netherlands)

In the News

A festival to promote Israel at the University of Lille was canceled following a campaign by supporters of Palestinian rights.

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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.

In the News

Seventy french organizations, associations, parties and unions urging the France -based insurance giant AXA to respect international law and cut ties with Israel’s colonial and apartheid system.

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Last month, Egged Bus Systems (EBS), a subsidiary of Egged Israel Transport Cooperative Society, Israel’s largest public transportation operator, lost a bid for a decade-long contract to run public transportation in the North-Holland region of the Netherlands.

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Swiss parliament and Spanish government reject efforts to criminalize the BDS human rights movement