Mandla Mandela calls on international civil society to ask their governments to support the boycott of Israel in the same way they did with South Africa

Today, on Land Day and the 2nd anniversary of Gaza’s Great March of Return, we mark decades of resistance to Israel’s colonization and apartheid. As we struggle against Israel’s repression, plus COVID-19, the need for meaningful solidarity in the form of #BDS is even more urgent. Israel’s far-right government is escalating its oppression of the Indigenous Palestinians, especially in the Gaza ghetto, even as the coronavirus poses a grave new threat. 

Joint statement from the BDS Movement and Jewish Voice for Peace:  Microsoft’s decision to heed the calls of the campaign to drop the Israeli surveillance company AnyVision is a huge and timely #BDS victory.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 28, 2020 Contact: Sonya E Meyerson-Knox | [email protected] | 929-290-0317   “In late January we went to Microsoft’s headquarters with over 75,000 petitions asking them to stop funding AnyVision. Yesterday they did”

As Italy and most of the world face a health crisis that brings suffering, anxiety and insecurity, solidarity actions have anything but stopped. The growing number of acts of concrete solidarity, especially toward those already living with insecurity, suffering and oppression, come from an awareness that it will be the most vulnerable among us to be hit hardest by this pandemic. In the Gaza Strip, for example, 13 years of Israeli siege and multiple bombings have devastated the health infrastructure.

Join our third webinar, part of a series of online discussions for Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) 2020 under the theme of United Against Racism that you can attend from the comfort of your home. Monday, 6th April 2020  12:00 EST/ 17:00 GMT /18:00 CEST / 19:00 Palestine

Our thoughts are with people everywhere fighting the coronavirus. Israel’s apartheid regime has used the pandemic as a smokescreen to intensify its oppression of Palestinians, with even more impunity than ever. Palestinians count on your continued support during this difficult period, including through online actions you can take from home to end international complicity in Israel’s war crimes and crimes against humanity.

Join our second webinar, part of a series of online discussions for Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) 2020 under the theme of United Against Racism that you can attend from the comfort of your home. Thursday, April 2, 2020 12:00 ET - 18:00 CET - 19:00 Palestine Time

The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) reaffirms its call for the boycott of the Jerusalem Quartet due to its complicity in art-washing Israel’s far-right regime of apartheid, occupation and settler-colonialism over the Palestinian people.

Statement by the Complutense University of Madrid Apartheid Free Zone Campaign We are happy to announce that ten student associations and groups from Complutense University of Madrid have declared themselves Apartheid Free Zones (AFZ), thus taking a stance in support of justice, antiracism and solidarity.

Join our first talk as part of our series for Israeli Apartheid Week, under the theme of United Against Racism.  Thursday, 19th March 2020 18:30 CET  Join on the link or on Facebook Live (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement page)

The 16th annual Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) is taking place this week under the theme, United against Racism. IAW 2020 advocates for Palestinian rights and growing the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement to achieve those rights, in the context of global struggles against racial oppression. Due to the coronavirus and restrictions on physical gatherings it has caused, many IAW panels, protests and cultural events have been postponed, or canceled. So we’re taking IAW’s message on line, to reach people in their homes.