Updates from the palestinian BDS ()

Open Letter

Palestinian Arts Community sends an open letter to Pia Maria Roll and Marius von der Fehr on Norway's brilliant "National Apology" efforts.

October 3, 2016
In the News

Italian newspapers report opposition to Israeli state sponsorship of a performance by Batsheva dance company in Turin and composer Brian Eno withdraws permission for his music to be used in the performance.

In the News

While the Olympics are without a doubt an athletic competition, they are also, and to an equal degree, about the countries that send these athletes to the games.

August 21, 2016

The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel has called for a boycott of this year’s conference of the International Network of Genocide Scholars (INoGS) in Jerusalem.

May 3, 2016

In this latest BDS roundup: Activists gather in Los Angeles to protest a fundraiser for the Israeli army; African American human rights and civil rights activists encourage Stevie Wonder to join th

April 13, 2016

Dear Commissioners:

I wish you all well from the Holy Land and hope you have a fruitful 220th General Assembly.

I write you wearing two hats, that of an Ohio-born and educated American, and that of a Palestinian businessman who relocated with his family to his father’s birthplace, Al-Bireh/Ramallah, after the 1993 Oslo Peace Accords and who has lived under Israeli military occupation ever since.

I know that the Church has come under extreme pressure from the Israel lobby to invest in Palestine rather than to divest from American companies that are profiting from the violent Israeli military

June 18, 2012
In the News
- Football legend Eric Cantona and world pro footballers association calls for release of Mahmoud Sarsak, detained three years in Israel without charge or trial

- Footballer near death after 80+ days without eating, one of 308 Palestinian “administrative detainees”

- UEFA criticised for awarding Israel right to host 2013 Under-21 tournament

- Cantona, Show Racism the Red Card, Chomsky, Loach and others slam official si

June 12, 2012