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PUMA’s continued support for Israeli apartheid puts it squarely on the wrong side of history. The year 2021 saw unprecedented support for Palestinian rights across the world of sports, as apartheid Israel escalated its violent oppression of Palestinians.

English Follows:   L'attaque colonialiste de Jack Lang contre les intellectuels arabes pour dissimuler la complicité avec le colonialisme et l'apartheid israéliens

  Elbit System's sale of its factory in Oldham, UK, is yet another victory in the over a decade-long global campaign against apartheid Israel's biggest military company. 

The year 2021 will be remembered as a year of unprecedented worldwide support for the Palestinian struggle for freedom, justice and equality. As Israel’s apartheid regime escalated its violent oppression of Palestinians, scholars, academic departments, artists, cultural institutions, star athletes, sports teams, unions, queer filmmakers, LGBTQIA+ collectives, students and other grassroots groups responded with unprecedented solidarity.

  Who Profits, an independent research organization tracking corporate complicity in Israel’s occupation, has confirmed that HP Enterprise (HPE) continues to provide services to Israeli prisons and police despite its full knowledge of the grave human rights violations perpetrated by both. This means HP remains complicit in apartheid.

  After 900 days of arbitrary detention, we are pleased to see our colleague Ramy Shaath free!  Ramy is a human rights defender, political activist and founder of BDS Egypt, the Egyptian coalition that is part of the Palestinian-led BDS movement.

  The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI), a founding member of the BDS movement, echoes the call of Palestinian, Australian and international artists to boycott the Sydney Festival until it drops its shameful partnership with apartheid Israel.

Dear Dr. Ahmed El-Hady, We are writing from the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI), a founding member of the Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) National Committee, the largest coalition in Palestinian civil society. 

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is refusing to grant visas for Israeli players to participate in a major squash tournament next month, the sport's governing body says, sparking anger in the Jewish state. It is the latest instance of the Southeast Asian nation, which has no diplomatic relations with Israel, attempting to bar athletes from the country. The World Team Championship for men is due to take place in Kuala Lumpur from December 7-12, with 26 squads participating.

In response to calls from the leadership of Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli prisons, the Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC) calls for boycotting apartheid Israel’s complicit court system on all cases related to the policy of administrative detention until this policy is repealed completely.

We shall remember 2021 for years to come as the year Israel’s designation as an apartheid state started to mainstream. Despite Israel’s intensified massacres and ethnic cleansing of Indigenous Palestinian communities, solidarity with our liberation struggle was simply unprecedented in 2021.    Here are 21 highlights of this unprecedented solidarity:

The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement for Palestinian rights conveys its deepest condolences to South Africans, to Palestinians, and to all humans for the departure of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, a true prophet of justice and peace.