Scottish Palestine Solidarity Campaign (Scottish PSC) has welcomed a statement by the Scottish Government responding to their petition PE1803: Right to Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS): ‘We have... been clear that we do not wish to mandate how Scottish public institutions, organisations or individuals approach this issue. We would, therefore, strongly encourage the UK Government to develop their legislation in a manner which restricts the scope of application, and respects the autonomy of Scottish institutions in making decisions on this issue’.
In a press release issued today by the City Council of Seville, the Councilor of Urban Housing, Tourism and Culture, Antonio Muñoz, announced the cancellation of the Electronic Warfare Europe arms fair which was scheduled to take place at the Palace of Exhibitions and Congresses of Fibes in Seville in May 2021.
Israel is escalating its expansion of illegal settlements on stolen Palestinian land while demolishing Palestinian homes in record numbers. All during a pandemic. Puma’s support for these violent land grabs makes it the…Worst. Gift. Ever. On Saturday, December 12, groups across the world are mobilizing for the #BoycottPuma Day of Action. Puma cares deeply about its image.
We’re so happy and proud to say that the divestment resolution that calls on SFSU to review its investments and divest from companies complicit in Israeli Occupation was passed yesterday, November 18th, through Associated Students of San Francisco State University. This wasn’t an easy campaign, but through our passion for social justice and organizing we did it. We can’t even emphasize how grateful we are to everybody from fellow SFSU organizations, to our fellow peers, to Associated Students. Thank you!
TUC passes motion which for first time in TUC history identifies Israel as a state practicing apartheid Motion commits the TUC to continued partnership working with Palestine Solidarity Campaign in building opposition to Israel’s annexation plans and calls for the UK government to take decisive action including sanctions The passing of this motion follows the release of a statement signed by 12 major trade unions alongside charities and faith leaders that called for public bodies to end any complicity with Israel’s violations of international law
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was scheduled to participate in an event honoring the legacy of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin this month.
The UK-based construction equipment company, JCB, is to be investigated after a UK Government body found today that key aspects of a human rights complaint by the UK legal charity Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights (LPHR) are “material and substantiated”, in relation to the use
A few days ago, U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo officially enlisted the fervently anti-Palestinian Trump Administration in Israel’s far-right regime’s war on the BDS movement for Palestinian rights. This is an attack not just on our movement but also on your freedom of expression! Without any sense of irony, Trump and Pompeo, encouraged by apartheid Israel, are smearing the nonviolent, anti-racist BDS movement as “antisemitic” while deepening their alliances with the global far-right and despotic regimes worldwide that are deeply anti-Jewish, and anti-Palestinian.
– EMSA drone contract with Elbit ended after 10,000 sign petition ‘Stop Israeli Killer Drones’ – Frontex contracts IAI and Elbit for drone services
Cori Bush was elected by a landslide to the United States Congress from Missouri's 1st Congressional District. Under attack for her support for the Palestinian-led global Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement during her campaign, in August 2020, Cori Bush's campaign reiterated her support for BDS, writing:
In this year, our BDS movement for freedom, justice and equality for the Palestinian people has faced an escalation in attacks by apartheid-Israel and its anti-Palestinian supporters. In many countries, in particular in Europe and the U.S., an ominous climate of bullying and repression has resulted from the proliferation of the so-called IHRA Working Definition of Antisemitism that conflates legitimate opposition to Israel’s regime of apartheid, colonialism and illegal occupation with antisemitism.
The Basque company CAF is seriously violating international law and Palestinian human rights by participating in the construction of the new Green Line of the Jerusalem Light Rail (JLR), along with the Israeli company Shapir. The JLR connects Israel’s illegal settlements in the occupied Palestinian territory with Jerusalem.