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July 26, 2018 — Over the past few days, Israel has denied entry and deported human rights defenders, researchers and an eyewitness delegation, citing their support for Palestinian rights. One of the deported human rights defenders is Ana Sanchez, a Spanish citizen who is active in the BDS movement. On July 24, Israeli officials at Ben Gurion airport detained her for over 24 hours before banning her from entry and deporting her to Spain.

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Apartheid is distinguished from other forms of prohibited racial discrimination by the institutionalized and oppressive character of racial discrimination involved. It is always a state-sanctioned regime of discrimination and oppression. The system of Israeli laws enabling colonialism, Jewish domination and oppression of Palestinians

A Message to The Episcopal Church 79th General Convention from Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, Bonnie Anderson and Patti Browning on Justice in the Holy Land We join together and reach out in love to all who are gathered in Austin for the 79thGeneral Convention. It is the first Convention since our beloved Edmond Browning, 24th Presiding Bishop, departed this life to join in all the company of heaven. We remember his clarion call that this Church of ours is open to all. “There will be no outcasts.”

July 5, 2018 —The Council of the Socialist International (SI) has called for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) for Palestinian rights at their meeting in the United Nations in Geneva on June 26-27. SI also called for a “total embargo on all forms of military trade and cooperation with Israel.”

Dear Iroquois Nationals, We are writing from occupied Palestine to urge your team to withdraw from the 2018 World Lacrosse Championships in Israel. We know what an important role this sport plays in Iroquois culture, Please allow us to explain our appeal.

Desperate to keep Eurovision hosting in the face of growing boycott calls, the Israeli government has dropped the condition that the event must take place in Jerusalem.

The Society for Socialist Studies (SSS) joined the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel when it passed a motion supporting the boycott of Israeli academic institutions at its AGM on May 31st.

Adidas responded to the March 12, 2018 letter from more than 130 Palestinian football clubs and sports associations demanding that Adidas drops its sponsorship of the Israel Football Association (IFA), which hosts  

[Español a continuación]  June 14, 2018 — We, the undersigned human rights organizations from Palestine, Barcelona and Buenos Aires, applaud the Argentinian national male football team’s decision to cancel their match with Israel. We salute the many Latin American, European, US, Palestinian and Israeli human rights defenders who appealed to the team to cancel their game with Israel’s apartheid, and we firmly stand with them against Israel’s propaganda lies and smears .

Glasgow City Council: Don’t Promote Israeli Apartheid’s Killing Machines!