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.
Tony Greenstein, The Electronic Intifada, 10 March 2009 - Histadrut has always been a strange creature. In most countries one joins a trade union which is affiliated to a national trade union federation.
‘Dear Sir, We are students of your school who have hereby signed this letter We ask for your permission to give us the chance to express our point of view concerning a very crucial and important subject which is our campaign for Boycotting Israeli products. We ask that our school supports our campaign by also boycotting all Israeli products.
By doing so, we hope that we can help to put an end to dominance and Occupation and to have our Palestine full of development, prosperity, and above all, freedom.’
Shir Hever [Alternative Information Center (AIC)] - In recent years, there has been a gradual growth in the BDS (boycott, divestment and sanctions) movement, calling to put economic pressure on Israel until it recognizes the rights of the occupied Palestinian people and puts an end the occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
The Peace Cycle (www.thepeacecycle.com) will cycle from the International Courts of Justice in the Hague to the European Parliament in Brussels, to hand-deliver this petition to the European Parliament on 31 March 2009.
New York, NY, March 4 – The government of the United Kingdom has decided to boycott Israeli diamond and real estate mogul Lev Leviev over his companies’ construction of Israeli settlements on Palestinian land in the Occupied West Bank, the Israeli newspaper Ha’aretz Daily today.
March 2nd – March 8th 2009
Jerusalem, Ramallah, Bethlehem, Hebron, Jenin, Jericho, Nablus, Qalqilya, Tulkarem, Tubas
For a detailed list of events, please see: http://apartheidweek.org
BDS National Committee (BNC), Occupied Palestine, 26 February 2009 – The fifth international Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) – occurring in over 40 cities in Palestine and worldwide – will be held across the West Bank from 2-8 March 2009.