29/4/2021, Al-Bireh -- After closely examining the East Mediterranean Gas Forum (EMGF) agreements signed by the Palestinian Authority (PA), representatives of Palestinian civil society held a press conference on Tuesday 27 April condemning the PA’s “fig-leaf” role in the forum, enabling Israel to perpetrate pillage of Palestinian gas resources. The speakers called for popular pressure on the PA to meet the following demands: Withdraw from the EMGF immediately.
PUMA’s new marketing campaign, Only See Great, claims to spark a spirit of “optimism” and “hope.” Only See Great? Palestinians Only See Apartheid, sponsored by PUMA. No matter where they look, Palestinians only see illegal Israeli settlements forcing them off their land.
AXA currently invests US$6 million in four Israeli banks which finance the illegal Israeli settlements on confiscated land in the occupied Palestinian territory (OPT), including East Jerusalem. Speaking ahead of AXA’s AGM Mr Lynk emphasized that: “Given the gross human rights violations associated with the Israeli settlements, it is impossible for businesses to be economically engaged with the Israeli settlements and still respect their obligations under international human rights and humanitarian law.”
We, the undersigned, urgently call on the Mexican company CEMEX to withdraw its production plants in the Israeli-occupied territories in Palestine and the Golan Heights. We recall that CEMEX cement and concrete are used in the construction of illegal settlements in the West Bank - Palestinian territory occupied by Israel since 1967 - and in parts of the Wall built by the Israeli regime and declared illegal in 2004 by the International Court of Justice.
Delegates to the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) Council voted today to censure the University of Toronto because of the Administration’s failure to resolve concerns regarding academic freedom stemming from a hiring scandal in the Faculty of Law.
The Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) has imposed its first censure in more than a decade, urging a boycott of the University of Toronto for allegedly rejecting an academic over her criticisms of Israel.
Este 30 de marzo fue la conmemoración del Día de la Tierra Palestina y diversos grupos en todo el mundo realizaron distintas campañas y actividades en solidaridad al pueblo palestino. Algunas de las organizaciones que se sumaron a la conmemoración fueron la Federación General de Sindicatos Independientes - Palestina y la Nueva Federación Palestina de Sindicatos que escribieron una carta a las instituciones públicas en Europa haciendo un llamado a boicotear a la empresa ferroviaria CAF. La carta señala que:
With the ongoing devastating effects of the coronavirus pandemic and the impending hope for a better future in sight, it is more crucial than ever for scientists and policy makers to accurately track and follow vaccination coverage. Our World in Data, a website associated with the University of Oxford and scientifically edited by researchers of the Oxford Martin Programme on Global Development at the university, has emerged as a leading tool for tracking vaccination delivery and to
Urge Allied executives to stop G4S complicity in Israeli occupation and apartheid!
We, the undersigned civil society organizations, write to you regarding your recent acquisition of G4S - which continues to be the target of an international boycott and divestment campaign launched by Palestinian human rights and civil society organizations nine years ago.
Today, on April 17th, Palestinian Prisoner’s Day, we the undersigned Palestinian civil society and human rights organisations salute all Palestinian political prisoners in their struggles for justice and freedom. Emphasizing imprisonment as a critical component of Israel’s regime of occupation, colonialism and apartheid practised against the Palestinian people, we call for intensifying global Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaigns targeting corporations, like G4S/Allied Universal, for their complicity in Israel’s war crimes and brutal policing and prison system.
On March 23, the University of Costa Rica announced new ethics standards that would ensure the university will not enter into any cooperation agreements that support Israel’s regime of military occupation, colonialism and apartheid. The new ethics standards follow a campaign for the boycott of complicit Israeli academic institutions and against militarization led by the Federation of Students of the University of Costa Rica (FEUCR).