Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) is a Palestinian-led movement for freedom, justice and equality. BDS upholds the simple principle that Palestinians are entitled to the same rights as the rest of humanity.
PACBI is pleased to announce that Gare St Lazare Players Ireland have decided to cancel their performance at Tel Aviv University on May 26 after learning that the Palestinian venue in Ramallah would not be hosting their production of "First Love" on 27 and 28 May.
Palestinian civil society urges the peoples and governments of OECD member states to defer Israel's OECD accession until it respects international law and the human rights of the Palestinian people and shows commitment to the fundamental values shared by OECD members.
Palestine, 29 March 2010 – The Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC) salutes the initiative taken by medical and health advocates in Arizona, United States in calling for the University of Arizona (UofA) to divest from Caterpillar and Motorola, two companies that perpetuate and profit from Israel's policies of violence, apartheid and occupation towards Palestinians.
Occupied Ramallah, 23 March 2010 -- A recent article criticizing PACBI‘s position on the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra (WEDO)  is based on false premises, misunderstanding and/or misrepresentation of PACBI‘s boycott criteria, and a misconception of the recent history of civil resistance in Palestine. Since the article insinuates that PACBI‘s position on WEDO is inconsistent with its own principles, the record needs to be set straight.