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.
CUPE Ontario's university workers committee will bring a resolution to its annual conference supporting a ban on Israeli academics doing speaking, teaching or research work at Ontario universities as a protest against the December 29 bombing of the Islamic University in Gaza.
In the middle of the Israeli assault on Gaza the Czech Republic took over the EU presidency on the first of January. Czech foreign minister, Karel Schwarzenberg, gave European citizens, protesting against the Israeli violence in Gaza, hope on Tuesday 30 December.