Today, over 130 Palestinian football clubs and sports associations called on German sportswear giant Adidas to end its sponsorship of the Israel Football Association (IFA) over its inclusion of football clubs based in illegal Israeli settlements built on stolen Palestinian land.
[Português abaixo] March 20, 2018 — With deep pain and outrage, we, from the Palestinian BDS National Committee, the largest Palestinian civil society coalition, received the news about the assassination of Rio de Janeiro’s councillor and human rights activist Marielle Franco and her driver, Anderson Pedro Gomes. From Palestine, we denounce this targeted political assassination and we extend our solidarity to Marielle and Anderson’s family, friends, comrades, and all Brazilians struggling for justice and equality.
Cyclists and supporters of Palestinian human rights took to the streets in 20 cities across the world on Saturday, March 10, 2018 for the #RelocateTheRace International Day of Action.
Towards Ending EU Complicity in Maintaining Israel’s Illegal Settlements and Other Serious Human Rights Violations
To: Kasper Rørsted, CEO of Adidas Cc: Executive Board members Roland Auschel (Global Sales), Eric Liedtke (Global Brands), Harm Ohlmeyer (Finance), Karen Parkin (Global Human Resources) and Gil Steyaert (Global Operations) Dear Mr. Rørsted, Mr. Auschel, Mr. Liedtke, Mr. Ohlmeyer, Ms. Parkin and Mr Steyaert, We are writing to urge Adidas to end its sponsorship of the Israel Football Association (IFA) due to its deep complicity in Israel’s violations of international law and Palestinian human rights.
The University of Cambridge has apologised to a Palestinian academic, who it prevented from chairing a talk on the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement in November last year.
Dear André Rieu, We, the undersigned Palestinian performing arts collectives and cultural centers, are writing to urge you to cancel your performances in Tel Aviv scheduled for April 3-7, 2018. As a fellow artist, we hope you will agree that we have a moral obligation to do no harm; to prevent our artwork from being used to facilitate oppression.
March 7, 2018 — Last month, Brazil’s Socialism and Liberty Party (PSOL) passed a resolution reaffirming its support for the BDS movement for Palestinian rights. PSOL is a growing progressive party in Brazil, with six representatives in the National Congress, nine in different state assemblies and 53 in municipal chambers. In 2017, it was the party with the largest number of new members in the country.
March 8, 2018 — The Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC) celebrates International Women’s Day alongside social justice movements around the world. We stand in solidarity with the collective actions taken to mark this day. Today we reaffirm our commitment to support women’s and feminist struggles in Palestine and across the globe and to promote the contributions, leadership and voices of women in our work and in our lives.
The BDS (Boycott Divestment Sanctions) Campaign Thailand and the Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) Thailand welcome the principled decision by Kasetsart University in Bangkok and the International Center for Research and Development (ICRD) to end all ties with Israeli settlement university Ariel for the upcoming International Conference on Gender & Women's Studies.
Dear Natalia Oreiro, I am the father of a brave Palestinian girl named Ahed Tamimi who has been arrested, at the age of 16, by the Israeli army. Her crime? Standing up for her dreams of justice, freedom and equality for our people.