Français ci-dessous More than 150 artists and academics and over 20 trade unions, cultural organizations, student groups and indigenous collectives in Montréal are calling on the Canadian government to cancel the Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement.

As the global boycott of Puma over its support for illegal Israeli settlements on stolen Palestinian land continues to grow, Puma has been ramping up its misinformation campaign to deflect criticism.

Somerville, MA (December 19, 2020) — In a student-wide referendum on November 24th, 2020 led by Tufts Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP), the Tufts student body voted overwhelmingly to End the Deadly Exchange at Tufts. The ‘Deadly Exchange’ refers to US Police Departments’ participation in trips taken to Israel in which high ranking officials train with the Israeli military, police, and security forces to exchange ‘worst practices.’

  We remain hopeful, against all odds. But our hope is not a product of wishful thinking or any delusions about the challenges ahead, as that hope would only prolong our colonial situation.  Our hope is rooted in our Palestinian people’s rich heritage of struggle, in the Palestinian concensus behind the BDS movement’s thoughtful globalized resistance to oppression, and in your inspiring solidarity with our struggle for freedom, justice and equality. 

On Saturday, May 16, 2020, the Student Federation of the Austral University of Chile (FEUACh) will announce its decision to declare itself an apartheid-free zone during a live broadcast on the Facebook page of the Chilean Arab Youth from Valdivia for Palestine at 11 am Chile time. The declaration will be announced one day after the commemoration of the Nakba, as an act of remembering, a project for the present and the future, and as a tribute to a people that resists against colonialism and occupation to this day.

A German administrative court in Bavaria ruled that City of Munich must not deny public spaces to BDS groups for its events. The court said that calls for boycotts by the BDS movement are not a danger to peaceful public debate, and that by denying public space simply because it opposes BDS, the City has violated freedom of opinion and other fundamental rights.

170 academics from 17 Latin American countries have signed a public declaration for the academic boycott of Israel, in a show of solidarity with the Palestinian people, including the Palestinian academic community.

Only a fraction of the hundreds of bills lawmakers have introduced targeting advocacy for Palestinian rights have become law because of strong grassroots and civil liberties opposition. This chart illustrates the number of bills and executive orders introduced versus those that are in effect at the state and federal level. It does not include resolutions, affirmative legislation, or local bills.

On June 26, 2020 delegates to the virtually held General Assembly of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) voted to adopt the Business Resolution “Embodying Human Rights in Our Investment Decisions”. The vote in support of the resolution was overwhelming with 95% of the delegates voting for adoption.

The decision by Herbolario Navarro was announced by BDS País Valencià.

Responding to the United States Department of State announcement designating the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement as antisemitic and planning to identify organizations supporting BDS with a view to reviewing and halting their funding, Bob Goodfellow, the Interim Executive Director of Amnesty International USA, issued the below statement: