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November 11, 2019—The Argentina and Uruguay national football teams have confirmed a friendly match in Israel on November 18. The classic South American rivalry, known as the Clásico del Río de la Plata, has pitted the two teams against each other for over 100 years.

Provincial Synod votes on Israel sanctions, anti-Semitism, Islamophobia Provincial Synod has voted to support non-violent action to end Israel’s military occupation of Palestine, especially “well-directed Boycott, Divestment and Sanction actions”. In a resolution adopted on Thursday, Synod also:

En español The Argentina and Uruguay national football teams are planning a “friendly” match in apartheid Israel on November 18, ignoring Palestinian appeals and as Israel carries out attacks on besieged Gaza. For Israel, this is about using the beautiful game to sports-wash its crimes of occupation and apartheid against Palestinians, including athletes.

Ali Abunimah     5 February 2019 A federal judge in Washington, DC, on Monday dismissed a lawsuit against the American Studies Association over its decision to support the boycott of Israeli academic institutions. The ruling is a significant blow to efforts by Israel lobby groups to use courts to harass, intimidate and silence supporters of Palestinian rights in US universities – a tactic known as lawfare.

28 January, 2019 OTTAWA–Independent Jewish Voices Canada (IJV) welcomes news that Beth Oloth Charitable Organization has had its tax-deductible status revoked by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).

The Second Global #BoycottPuma Day of Action saw more than 50 actions in 20 countries across the world. Protests were held at Puma shops and offices and at matches of Puma-sponsored teams. Sports clubs stood in solidarity with the call to boycott Puma by more than 200 Palestinian sports teams.

Dear Argentina and Uruguay National Football Teams, We are writing from the Khadamat Rafah Football Club in Gaza Strip, in the Israeli-occupied Palestinian territory. As fellow football players, we urge you to refrain from playing a friendly match or engaging in any other activity in Israel as long as it continues to deny our basic human rights. 

Tell Argentina and Uruguay: There’s Nothing Friendly About Israeli Apartheid

Trade unions GIWUSA and FAWU representing workers at Clover and its subsidiaries, together with their union federation, SAFTU and Palestinian solidarity organisations in South Africa, condemn the recent judgement by the Competition Tribunal of South Africa on the takeover of Clover by Israeli-led company, Milco SA.

October 28, 2019 - In a historic step, Oslo’s newly installed City Council is banning Israeli settlement goods and services from public procurements. The ban on goods from Israel’s illegal settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territory is a part of the newly adopted platform for 2019 - 2023 approved by Oslo’s recently-elected City Council, led by the Socialist Left (SV), Labour and Green parties.

Saturday, October 26, human rights activists and sports fans will protest at PUMA retail outlets, offices and matches of PUMA-sponsored teams in 20 countries under the slogan #BoycottPuma.

More than 200 Palestinian sports teams are calling on Puma to end its support for Israel’s military occupation. Last year, Puma became the main sponsor of the Israel Football Association (IFA), which includes teams in illegal Israeli settlements on stolen Palestinian land. Puma’s sponsorship of the IFA gives Israel a green light to continue its illegal land grabs pushing Palestinian families off their land.