Updates from the palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC)
Palestinians in the homeland and in exile are commemorating the 71st anniversary of the 1948 Nakba, Arabic for catastrophe. With hope, we continue to resist and to insist on our right to freedom, justice, equality and dignity.
Israeli Apartheid Week featured more than 200 events, across 30 countries, on five continents, all under the theme “Stop Arming Colonialism.”
El Casal Lambda cites their “long and extensive experience defending human rights” in cancelling event that was due to screen Eurovision, taking place this year in apartheid Tel Aviv
Participating in the Eurovision-related conference helps legitimize Israel’s war crimes against Palestinians.
After initially committing to stop listing rentals in Israel’s illegal settlements in the occupied Palestinian territory, Airbnb did a complete reversal, and will now continue to allow rentals on stolen Palestinian land.
Palestinians urge German newspaper Nordwest Zeitung not to host event with Israeli official whose job is to deliberately misrepresent the facts, allowing Israel’s brutal regime to continue killing Palestinians and violating Palestinian human rights.
Cancelling performance in apartheid Tel Aviv would be a meaningful expression of solidarity for the band, who are on record supporting Palestinian rights.