Elected representatives in Trondheim, Norway’s third-largest city, have voted to boycott goods and services from Israel’s settlements in the occupied West Bank.
Actor Ashton Kutcher has defended the home-sharing site Airbnb after he was confronted on stage by a protester. The Hollywood star, who is an investor in the company, was speaking at an event in Los Angeles when he was interrupted by a woman holding a sign which read "Airbnb out of settlements". The protester, Ariel Gold, said she wanted Ashton to "use his power and influence" to remove Airbnb's listings in Israeli-occupied territories in the West Bank and address the firm's role in the "affordable housing crisis".
8 December 2016 – Marking the 10-December UN Human Rights Day, which this year raises the slogan, “Stand up for someone's rights today,” about 200 legal scholars and practicing lawyers from 15 European states have issued a statement that stands for Palestinian rights and considers the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement for Palestinian freedom, justice and equality as “a lawful exercise of freedom of expression.”
DICHIARAZIONE DA PARTE DI GIURISTI CONTRO LE MISURE ADOTTATE DA ALCUNI GOVERNI PER METTERE FUORI LEGGE IL MOVIMENTO DI BOICOTTAGGIO, DISINVESTIMENTO E SANZIONI (BDS) IN FAVORE DEI DIRITTI UMANI PALESTINESI
DECLARACIÓN DE JURISTAS, ACADÉMICOS/AS Y EXPERTOS/AS LEGALES CONTRA LAS MEDIDAS ADOPTADAS POR ALGUNOS GOBIERNOS PARA PROHIBIR EL MOVIMIENTO DE BOICOT, DESINVERSIONES Y SANCIONES (BDS) PARA LOS DERECHOS HUMANOS DE LA POBLACIÓN PALESTINA
Verklaring van juristen tegen maatregelen van sommige regeringen om de BDS-beweging voor Palestijnse mensenrechten te verbieden
ERKLÄRUNG VON RECHTSGELEHRTEN GEGEN MASSNAHMEN, DIE VON EINIGEN REGIERUNGEN ERGRIFFEN WURDEN UM DIE BDS-BEWEGUNG (BOYKOTT, DESINVESTITION UND SANKTIONEN) FÜR MENSCHENRECHTE DER PALÄSTINENSER ZU ÄCHTEN
STATEMENT BY LEGAL SCHOLARS AGAINST MEASURES ADOPTED BY CERTAIN GOVERNMENTS TO OUTLAW THE BOYCOTT, DIVESTMENT AND SANCTIONS (BDS) MOVEMENT FOR PALESTINIAN HUMAN RIGHTS
European Union representatives secretly decided to cooperate with an Israeli ministry based in occupied East Jerusalem, it has been revealed. The decision is at odds with the EU’s official stance that it does not recognize Israel’s colonization of the territories captured in 1967.
22 November 2016, The Hague: Today, Palestinian human rights groups urged the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) to examine the Israeli closure of the Gaza Strip, which has denied two million Palestinians a panoply of fundamental rights for nearly a decade, as the crime against humanity of persecution under the Rome Statute.
Global activists will launch on Friday a week of action targeting what they describe as Hewlett-Packard’s “complicity in Israeli occupation”. According to campaigners, the week of action – which starts on Black Friday, the biggest US shopping day of the year – is expected to be “the largest coordinated series of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) actions focused on a single target to date.”