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Following an unexplained, abnormal delay in his visa application, which prevented him from travelling to the UK to speak at the Labour Party Conference fringe, BDS movement co-founder has had his visa granted by the British government.
Palestinian voices, including Mr. Barghouti, will still be heard at Conference
30 Palestinian civil society organizations call on the Egyptian authorities to immediately and unconditionally release human rights activist Ramy Shaath, and call on all Palestinian, Arab and international organizations to show solidarity with Ramy’s just cause and also call for his release.
A federal district court rejected efforts by the state of Texas to evade judicial review of a law that punishes boycott advocates, and allowed a lawsuit against the anti-BDS law to proceed.
"We reject this motion, which is based on the false allegation that BDS as such equals anti-Semitism. We call on the German government not to endorse this motion and to fight anti-Semitism, while respecting and protecting freedom of speech and of association, which are undeniably under attack."
Through statements issued by both the PLO and Palestinian civil society groups, and protests at German Representative Offices, Palestinians have unanimously condemned the German Parliament’s anti-Palestinian resolution attacking the right to boycott.
Palestinian civil society coalitions, human rights organizations, labor unions, and representatives of the Palestinian people, condemn in the strongest terms the German Parliament's resolution which is based on outright lies and equates the nonviolent BDS movement for Palestinian rights with anti-semitism.
In a huge boost for the movement for Palestinian rights, a federal judge blocked Texas’ anti-boycott law, finding it unconstitutional.
On April 10, Omar Barghouti, a Palestinian human rights defender and a co-founder of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) Movement for Palestinian rights, was denied entry into the United States at Ben Gurion Airport despite having valid travel documents.