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

Join the 10,000 people who have pledged to boycott AXA

February 9, 2021

Last November over 10,000 people and 250+ organisations, trade unions and businesses pledged to boycott AXA. Join them!

Over 10,000 people and 250+ organisations, trade unions and businesses have signed the pledge to boycott AXA. Among the organizational signatories are Sabeel- Kairos UK, the US’s Benedictine University, France’s trade union Union Syndicale Solidaires and Belgium’s Coordination Nationale d’Action pour la Paix et la Démocratie.

Prominent US scholar and activist Noam Chomsky was amongst the individual signatories.

Additionally, tens of  individuals and organizations have canceled their AXA insurance policies, including the Belgian NGOs Viva Salud, ManiFiesta and Intal Globalize Solidarity.

Groups that are members of the coalition Stop Axa Assistance to Israeli Apartheid sent a letter with all of these signatories to AXA’s CEO Thomas Buberl and the AXA CEO in their respective country, but AXA has failed to respond.

Even though AXA pretends to ignore us, we know our campaign is working and AXA is feeling our pressure. We need more signatures to escalate the pressure!

Since we started our campaign AXA has divested from Elbit Systems and has vastly reduced its shares in Equitable Holdings (before named AXA Equitable Holdings). But it is still invested in Israeli banks that are complicit in Israel’s occupation and apartheid.

If you haven’t yet signed the pledge to boycott AXA, please fill out the form below. If you have, encourage other individuals and organisations to sign. 

We count on you to get AXA to divest from Israeli apartheid!

 

February 9, 2021
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