Code S16-P013 Resolution Type Policy Submitter Name Shadow Cabinet Preamble WHEREAS Article 49 of the Fourth Geneva Convention prohibits an occupying power from transferring parts of its own civilian population to territory it occupies, and
4 out of 6 UN agencies in Jordan drop their contracts with G4S. News comes as G4S announces sale of £88m of its investment in Israel. Boycott against G4S continues until it withdraws from contracts with Israeli Police Academy and illegal settlements.
Occupied Palestine October 18 2016 To Tshwane University of Technology (TUT),
G4S announces sale of most of its Israel business, following intense BDS pressure G4S remains involved in Israeli police training and settlement construction business BDS human rights campaigners celebrate victory, call for continuing pressure
The Israeli embassy in Japan had been planning to hold «the Israel Wine Seminar» on 30 November 2016 at the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Osaka office according to the embassy’s website, Facebook page and Twitter account.At the time of writing, the embassy’s website still lists the original planned event, including the list of the attending Israeli wineries, some of which are located in or use grapes from illegal Israeli settlements in the West Bank or the Golan Heights: http://itrade.gov.il/japan/wine_2016/
BDS is growing at an exceptionally impressive rate in Chile. In the third academic boycott win this year alone, more than 90% of the Social Sciences students of the University of Chile (UChile) voted for BDS yesterday.
The year 2016 will be remembered by Palestinians and supporters of Palestinian freedom, justice and equality, among other things, as Israel’s year of waging an all-out war on the Palestinian-led, global BDS movement for Palestinian rights, in a desperate attempt to crush it.
November 25 marked the launch of the global BDS Week of Action to hold Hewlett Packard (HP) companies accountable for providing technology that
The Jerusalem District Court on Monday refused to reveal the names of archeologists performing digs at antiquities sites in the occupied West Bank, as is the practice of the Israel Antiquities Authority inside the Green Line. The reason: the archeologists’ (and the State’s) fear of academic boycotts, and the difficulties it would pose for ongoing (Israeli) archeological projects in the occupied territories.
The Global BDS Week of Action against HP companies- taking place from November 25th through December 3rd, with more than 90 actions planned on six continents- is believed to be the largest coordinated set of boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) activities since the call for BDS was issued by Palestinian civil society in 2005. The international alliance is targeting HP companies because they provide critical information technology (IT) services and infrastructure that facilitates the segregation and oppressio
Because I am a Palestinian, born to a “goy mother,” I do not have the option of leaving the blockaded Gaza Strip where I live to attend a conference, or a give a talk at any international academic institution. Along with the other two million Palestinians on this tiny coastal strip of land, my horizons are confined to 360 square kilometers. If we were Jews, then under Israel’s apartheid system and discriminatory basic laws, we would not only be invited back to our homes throughout historic Palestine, but provided all sorts of subsidies, housing, and support.
November 1st 2016, Dear President Wong, As faculty members of the San Francisco State University as well as other institutions worldwide, we are disturbed by recent developments on the SFSU campus: