Dear Catherine Ringer, The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) urges you to cancel your 19th December show at Barby club in apartheid Tel Aviv.

November 16, 2019—The Argentina and Uruguay national football teams are planning to go ahead with a “friendly” match in Israel, despite Israel’s recent attack on Gaza that killed at least 34 Palestinians.  The match is set to take place Monday, November 18, at Bloomfield Stadium in the ethnically cleansed Palestinian city of Jaffa. Stephanie Adam of the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) said:

The EU’s top court has obliged the EU to label products from Israel’s illegal settlements to prevent aiding its population transfer crime against Palestinians. More pressure is needed to compel Europe to end hypocrisy and ban all economic and financial relations with settlements.   By obliging the EU and member states to label products from Israel’s illegal settlements, the EU’s highest court has dealt a significant blow to apartheid Israel’s policy of population transfer.

November 11, 2019—The Argentina and Uruguay national football teams have confirmed a friendly match in Israel on November 18. The classic South American rivalry, known as the Clásico del Río de la Plata, has pitted the two teams against each other for over 100 years.

Provincial Synod votes on Israel sanctions, anti-Semitism, Islamophobia Provincial Synod has voted to support non-violent action to end Israel’s military occupation of Palestine, especially “well-directed Boycott, Divestment and Sanction actions”. In a resolution adopted on Thursday, Synod also:

En español The Argentina and Uruguay national football teams are planning a “friendly” match in apartheid Israel on November 18, ignoring Palestinian appeals and as Israel carries out attacks on besieged Gaza. For Israel, this is about using the beautiful game to sports-wash its crimes of occupation and apartheid against Palestinians, including athletes.

Ali Abunimah     5 February 2019 A federal judge in Washington, DC, on Monday dismissed a lawsuit against the American Studies Association over its decision to support the boycott of Israeli academic institutions. The ruling is a significant blow to efforts by Israel lobby groups to use courts to harass, intimidate and silence supporters of Palestinian rights in US universities – a tactic known as lawfare.

28 January, 2019 OTTAWA–Independent Jewish Voices Canada (IJV) welcomes news that Beth Oloth Charitable Organization has had its tax-deductible status revoked by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).

Ali Abunimah    24 January 2019 A bill to outlaw trade in goods from Israeli settlements has been passed by the lower house of Ireland’s parliament, a major step on its journey into law.

The Second Global #BoycottPuma Day of Action saw more than 50 actions in 20 countries across the world. Protests were held at Puma shops and offices and at matches of Puma-sponsored teams. Sports clubs stood in solidarity with the call to boycott Puma by more than 200 Palestinian sports teams.

Dear Argentina and Uruguay National Football Teams, We are writing from the Khadamat Rafah Football Club in Gaza Strip, in the Israeli-occupied Palestinian territory. As fellow football players, we urge you to refrain from playing a friendly match or engaging in any other activity in Israel as long as it continues to deny our basic human rights. 

Tell Argentina and Uruguay: There’s Nothing Friendly About Israeli Apartheid