Updates from the palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC)

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
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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
PACBI Statement

The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) would like to extend its appreciation and support to the Palestine Forum in Japan for its admirable efforts to stop the world renowned novelist, Haruki Murakami, from attending the Jerusalem International Book Fair and accepting the ‘Jerusalem Prize for the Freedom of the Individual in Society’ on February 15th, 2009.

February 22, 2009
PACBI Statement

An Open Letter to Comedienne Anne Roumanof
Ramallah, Occupied Palestine, February 19, 2009

We know that your stand-up comedy brings laughter and joy to many French- speaking people around the world. As such we are shocked and disappointed to learn that you are going to perform in support of handicapped Israeli veterans and victims of terrorist attacks in Geneva on March 2nd, 2009.

February 21, 2009