Outraged at apartheid Israel’s crimes against Palestinians? Here are 5 things you can do.

In many countries, governments and corporations are deeply complicit with Israel’s decades-old regime of military occupation, settler-colonialism and apartheid, just as they were complicit in the apartheid regime in South Africa. Israel can only sustain this regime of oppression with international complicity. 

Here are the 5 most effective things YOU can do to challenge this complicity and support the Palestinian struggle for freedom, justice and equality:

  1. Work with progressive networks to pressure parliament and government to (a) end all military-security cooperation and trade (military funding in the US case) with apartheid Israel and similarly criminal regimes of oppression worldwide, (b) ban all goods/services of companies operating in Israel’s illegal colonial settlements; and (c) demand a UN investigation of Israeli apartheid.

  2. Mobilize pressure in your community, trade union, association, church, social network, student government/union, city council, cultural center, or other organization to declare it an Apartheid Free Zone (AFZ), ending all relations with apartheid Israel and companies that are complicit in its system of oppression.

  3. Boycott products/services of, and/or mobilize institutional pressure to divest from, Israeli and international companies and banks that are complicit in Israeli war crimes and crimes against humanity. This includes all Israeli banks (Leumi, Hapoalim, etc.) and major multinationals such as: Elbit Systems, HP, G4S/Allied Universal, AXA, CAF, PUMA, Caterpillar, General Mills/Pillsbury, Hyundai Heavy Industries, JCB, Volvo, Barclays Bank, Alstom, Motorola Solutions, and CEMEX.

  4. Cancel all academic, cultural, sports, and tourism engagements in Israel or supported/sponsored by Israel (or its lobby groups and complicit institutions).

  5. Join a BDS campaign or a strategic Palestine solidarity group near you to act collectively and effectively.

Channel your anger and mobilize to dismantle apartheid and all forms of racism and oppression.

Action Alert

Israeli Apartheid Week 2021 is back #UnitedAgainstRacism

Let's make Israeli Apartheid Week 2021 a loudspeaker against racism, colonialism and apartheid in all corners of the globe.

Racism, discrimination, xenophobia, and inequality continue to grow around the world. In recent months, we have seen how people in the Global South and people of colour, political prisoners, unhoused people, migrants, and refugees, among many others, have suffered from the scourge of COVID19, which has further exacerbated their vulnerability.

For the last 17 years, Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) has been organised worldwide to protest some of these injustices and to advocate for Palestinian freedom, justice, and equality as part of the struggle to attain our indivisible justice.

This year, IAW observes the International Day Against Racism by organising a global and massive virtual protest to resist racial discrimination, colonialism, and apartheid and celebrate our struggles’ diversity and connectedness.

Let's shatter the silence and unite our voices against racism! Watch our IAW 2021 video to learn how.



Take action!

  1. Join the IAW Virtual Global Protest #UnitedAgainstRacism. Don't miss the opportunity to be part of a unique moment and send your video before February 28th. Check out the IAW Call Against Colonialism, Racism, and Apartheid and find instructions on how to join the Global Virtual Protest on our website.
  2. Help us spread the word about IAW 2021 on Twitter! 
  3. Let people know about the IAW virtual protest by sharing our call on Facebook.
  4. Organise your event and build alliances with other movements against racism, colonialism and discrimination in your community. Share them with the hashtag #UnitedAgainstRacism
  5. Get in touch. Contact us at [email protected] if you have any questions or need support for IAW organizing. 

Let's make IAW 2021 a loudspeaker against racism, colonialism and apartheid in all corners of the globe. Let's celebrate that we are many and diverse and that together, we are invincible.


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