Updates from the palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC)

BNC Statement

Palestinian BDS leadership welcomes Colombian movements joining BDS and calls for deepening solidarity between the two peoples and redoubling our efforts to enact a military embargo on Israel now.

Update

Hundreds of elected officials in the Spanish State endorse BDS for Palestinian rights, setting a new BDS precedent in Europe. They include mayors, city councillors, members of congress, presidents of regional parliaments and members of the European Parliament.

Open Letter

“You were born into a society which spelled out with brutal clarity and in as many ways as possible that you were a worthless human being.

Update

After Israeli ministers threatened to withdraw sponsorship from the Giro d'Italia over use of the term "West Jerusalem," race organizers chose to recognise Israel’s illegal annexation of occupied East Jerusalem.

Update

The National Coalition of Christian Organizations in Palestine and the Palestinian Christian Initiative "Kairos Palestine" urge Pope Francis not to give his blessing or lend his name in any way to the 2018 Giro d'Italia

Update

BDS Gulf takes steps towards broad regional coordination to strengthen popular support for Palestinian rights and intensify campaigns against complicit companies like G4S.

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.