In the News

In the News

Following a period of campaigning, Tayside Pension Fund no longer invests local authority pension funds in Bank Hapoalim, an Israeli bank that operates and finances state infrastructure within illegal settlements upon occupied Palestinian land.

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US federal judge dismisses lawsuit seeking to deter academic associations from adopting boycotts for Palestinian rights.

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A German court confirms that advocating for BDS and Palestinian rights constitutes freedom of expression and assembly, rights that are protected by the German constitution and are essential for democracy. The court ruled that the German city of Oldenburg unlawfully violated these fundamental rights when it revoked a permit for an event space, forcing a Palestinian solidarity group to cancel its public lecture on Palestinian rights. The court's ruling is "an important step toward a more informed and democratic public discussion in Germany when Israel and the Palestinian people are concerned."

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The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), the sole legitimate representative of the Palestinian people, calls on the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) to not broadcast the Eurovision Song Contest to Israel's illegal settlements.

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Near-unanimous membership vote establishes a non-cooperation policy with Israeli academic institutions in the occupied Palestinian territory and expresses solidarity with Palestinian academics bearing the brunt of Israel's discriminatory policies.

Analysis

The case of Lara Alqasem, the American citizen fighting deportation from Israel, is shining a bright light on Israel’s racial profiling of American students, the growing witch hunt against BDS acti

October 11, 2018