Updates from the palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC)

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The struggles against colonialism, racism and militarization, and for climate, economic and social justice are profoundly interconnected. Palestinians too, seek climate justice by holding governments and corporations to account. Palestine is a climate justice issue.

BNC Statement

The Centre International De Solidarité Ouvrière is a major coalition of 60+ Quebec labour unions and civil society groups, has unanimously passed a motion endorsing BDS and urges the Canadian government to designate Israel as an apartheid state.

BNC Statement

33 Palestinian civil society groups have issued a statement condemning a proposed deal that would see military funding for apartheid Israel's Iron Dome system approved in exchange for aid for Gaza.

Open Letter

In an open letter, the BNC calls on all AU member states to reject Israel’s request for observer status without hesitation at the next Executive Council meeting based on our common values of freedom, justice, equality and self-determination. 

Update
September 29, 2021
Update

#BoycottPuma was trending on social media, with a Twitter reach of 9 million, which has since nearly doubled to 17 million. Until PUMA ends its support for Israeli apartheid, the Palestinian-led boycott campaign is only destined to grow.

BNC Statement

The Palestinian BDS National Committee reiterates its call for a boycott of Dubai Expo 2021, demanding governments, companies, and artists to withdraw from this whitewashing event.