Updates from the palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC)

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The Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC) welcomes the cancellation of a $500 million missile deal between India and Israel as a “major blow” to Israel’s military industry.

Open Letter

In an open letter, Palestinian civil society groups urge the Pope not to lend his name in any way to the 2018 Giro d’Italia due to its whitewashing of Israel’s military occupation and grave human rights violations.

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Award-winning British filmmakers Ken Loach, Rebecca O'Brien and Paul Laverty have donated proceeds from screenings of their latest film "I, Daniel Blake" to the BDS movement, as a gesture of support for the Palestinian struggle for freedom, justice and equality.

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FIFA Council adopts position allowing football clubs in illegal Israeli settlements to continue to be a welcome part of the world football organization.

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Peruvian chef Mitsuharu Tsumura becomes the second to withdraw from Tel Aviv Round Tables culinary festival which whitewashes ongoing Israeli violations of Palestinian human rights.

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Spanish state municipality upholds commitment to avoid contributing to whitewashing Israel’s regime of military occupation and human rights violations through cultural events.

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The largest national organization representing farmers in India announced that it has joined the BDS movement.