Updates from the palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC)

PACBI Statement

The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) salutes the students, faculty members and groups that organized and supported the spectacular campus “occupations” across the United Kingdom in solidarity with Palestine, during Israel’s criminal aggression on Gaza earlier this year.  The message to university administrations and academics was unequivocal; there is no room for business-as-usual with Israel, and British universities must take a stand, including divesting from companies implicated in Israel’s occupation and atrocities.

April 3, 2009
BNC Statement

BNC - This year the Latin America Aero & Defense trade show will be held in Rio de Janeiro from April 14 - 17. The show will host and promote the world's most renowned merchants and producers of war, repression, torture and mass murder. Israeli war criminals feature prominently among them. Nearly every major state and private Israeli military firm will be represented, in addition to the Israeli Ministry of Defense.

March 31, 2009
BNC Statement

The BDS Global Day of Action is part of the Global Week of Action against Capitalism and War from March 28 to April 4, 2009, that was launched by the Social Movements Assembly at the WSF in Belem* ---
Today, the Palestinian people scattered across the globe mark Land Day, commemorating the events of 33 years ago....



March 27, 2009
BNC Statement

“United Against Apartheid, Colonialism and Occupation - Dignity & Justice for the Palestinian People”
Israel Review Conference
Geneva, 18-19 April 2009
Visit: http://israelreview.bdsmovement.net

Click here to register online

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March 17, 2009
PACBI Statement

PACBI -- Ramallah, Occupied Palestine, March 8, 2009

Palestinian artists and intellectuals in the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip are disappointed by the news of your intention to represent Israel in the Eurovision Song Contest. The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) is writing to urge you not to participate on behalf of Israel in this contest.

March 8, 2009
PACBI Statement
February 26, 2009
PACBI Statement

Ramallah, Occupied Palestine
25 February 2009

The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) applauds CUPE-Ontario‘s University Workers Coordinating Committee (OUWCC) for its principled support for the cause of justice in Palestine by adopting, at its annual conference on 22 February 2009, significant steps in the direction of applying effective pressure on Israel and holding it accountable for its colonial and apartheid policies which violate international law and fundamental human rights.

February 25, 2009