Updates from the palestinian BDS (Netherlands)
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.
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.
Swiss parliament and Spanish government reject efforts to criminalize the BDS human rights movement
The Dutch government has rejected calls to cease funding organizations that advocate a boycott of Israel.
Around 200 leading legal experts have signed a statement defending the Palestinian Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions movement (BDS) as a lawful exercise of freedom of expression.
Verklaring van juristen tegen maatregelen van sommige regeringen om de BDS-beweging voor Palestijnse mensenrechten te verbieden
22 November 2016, The Hague: Today, Palestinian human rights groups urged the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) to examine the Israeli closure of the Gaza Strip, whi