July 27, 2018 — Glasgow City Council has responded to months of popular protest against its decision to sponsor the Undersea Defence Technology (UDT) conference, a military fair featuring Israeli weapons manufacturers notorious for violating Palestinian human rights.
Israel has completely shut down a Palestinian university in Jerusalem amid a series of assaults on academic freedom. On 14 July, Israeli police raided and shut down the Hind al-Husseini college in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of occupied East Jerusalem, prohibited an academic conference from taking place and detained 15 participants of the conference.
The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel calls on the Irish Football Association to cancel its “friendly” match between Northern Ireland and Israel set for September 11, 2018. Israel uses international sporting events to prop up its failing image as it becomes increasingly isolated due to its flagrant contempt for Palestinian rights.
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.