The plan Trump hatched with Israel’s far-right government aims to cement Israel’s apartheid rule over the Palestinian people. It is the final nail in the coffin of the moribund "peace process", making #BDS the most effective response.
We salute Jordan’s Parliament for its principled vote on Sunday to refuse to import natural gas from Israel. We call on the Parliament to take the necessary steps to convert this decision into a binding law. The Palestinian BDS National Committee welcomes the Jordanian Parliament's vote to ban the government from importing natural gas from Israel. We call on Jordan’s Parliament to turn this decision into a binding law.
PALAIS DES NATIONS • 1211 GENEVA 10, SWITZERLAND Mandates of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression; the Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association; the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders; the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territory occupied since 1967; and the Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief REFERENCE: AL DEU 3/2019
(MENAFN - Palestine News Network) The mission, which would have taken place between the 8th and 11th of December, will not continue. A lot of criticism was raised from the political opposition and several activist organizations against the mission, leading to its discontinuation.
2 January 2020
In 1988, Thatcher banned local councils from boycotting apartheid South Africa. Now Johnson wants to ban them from boycotting apartheid Israel. Supporters of human rights & freedom of expression should oppose this McCarthyite repression of our peaceful, anti-racist BDS movement. Boris Johnson’s government, like the anti-Palestinian Trump administration, is more than ever directly engaged in Israel’s desperate war of repression on advocacy for Palestinian rights and on BDS in particular.
Wednesday, 50+ Brazilian groups won a victory for Palestinians and for demilitarizing Brazil, mobilizing opposition in Brazil’s Parliament to filibuster a bill to strengthen military and scientific cooperation with Israel. We salute them as this struggle continues into 2020.
The stark irony of Israeli government sponsorship of the “Love Sharing - Festival of Theater and Non-Violent Culture,” which just concluded in Cagliari, Italy, led to defections last week.
On November 9, Palestinian rights supporters from BDS Bologna met Olympic medalist Fiona May following her theatrical debut as co-star in "New York Marathon." May is a member of the Supervisory Board for sportswear manufacturer Puma. Puma is the main sponsor of the Israel Football Association (IFA), which, as documented by the international organization Human Rights Watch, includes football teams based in illegal Israeli settlements on Palestinian land. Israeli settlements constitute a war crime under international law.
The Global Boycott HP campaign is observing its Week of Action. Groups all over the world are organizing actions, sharing their victories and strengthening the campaign in creative ways. All these efforts are directed towards demanding accountability from Hewlett Packard companies, HP Inc and HP-Enterprises, for their complicity with Israel’s occupation, apartheid and settler-colonialism against Palestinian people.