April 18, 2018 — On March 1, the British monarchy announced that Prince William will visit Israel as part of a regional trip this summer, becoming the first royal family member to do so.
April 19, 2018 — Over 500 Latin American artists have publicly endorsed the Palestinian call for a cultural boycott of Israel. They pledged not to perform or exhibit in Israel and to decline Israeli funding, until Israel respects the comprehensive rights of the Palestinian people under international law. The signatories include poets, painters, rappers, theater directors, filmmakers, actors, writers, and musicians from 17 Latin American countries.
The Palestinian Performing Arts Network (PPAN) warmly welcomes the statement by more than 500 artists from 17 Latin American countries taking a stand in solidarity with the Palestinian struggle by refusing to perform in Israel or collaborate with Israeli-funded events.
We, the undersigned student groups, pledge to participate in the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement for Palestinian human rights by
We are witnessing Israel’s ongoing massacre against unarmed Palestinian protesters in Gaza. Through inspiring popular demonstrations, they are protesting Israel’s 12-year siege, and demanding their UN-sanctioned right of return to the homes they were ethnically cleansed from. Palestinian activists in Gaza are asking, “What is the world doing while Israel’s massacre is live streamed?” It’s up to us to make sure they are not facing Israel’s crimes alone.
April 11, 2018 — On Monday Dublin became the first European capital to endorse the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement for Palestinian rights.
The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) voted today at its annual congress to support a boycott, divestment and sanctions campaign against Israel. Student organisations have increasingly moved to support the campaign, even if not every students’ union in Ireland is mandated to support action against Israel.
April 2, 2018, Occupied Palestine — Evoking memories of the South African apartheid regime’s massacre of peaceful protesters in Sharpeville in 1960, Israel’s military committed a new massacre against Palestinian civilians as they were peacefully commemorating Palestinian Land Day, calling for an end to Israel’s brutal blockade of Gaza and asserting the UN-stipulated right of return for Palestinian refugees.
Occupied Ramallah, March 29, 2018 — The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) calls on Netflix to nix the “thriller” series “Fauda,” as it is an anti-Arab racist, Israeli propaganda tool that glorifies the Israeli military’s war crimes against the Palestinian people. Failing to do so will open Netflix to nonviolent grassroots pressure and possible legal accountability.
Download the statement as a PDF This memo addresses questions of corporate responsibilities and accountability for human rights violations in cases of corporate restructuring and splits when the spun-off companies become separate legal entities, rather than subsidiaries, of the mother company but still retain its corporate brand.
Download the letter as a PDF HP Human Rights Accountability Initiative October 9, 2017 Meg Whitman, Chief Executive Officer Hewlett Packard Enterprise 3000 Hanover St. Palo Alto, CA 94304 Dion Weisler, Chief Executive Officer HP Inc. 1501 Page Mill Road Palo Alto, CA 94304
Students have voted for Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) to support the Boycott, Divest, Sanctions movement against Israel and work towards its implementation in Trinity. BDS won the support of 1287 students, representing 64.5% of the total poll of 2050. The referendum saw the highest turnout in recent years, with 2,316 students voting in total for both referenda. As the boycotting of the Israeli State is a long-term policy, it required that 60% or above of the students balloted voted in its favour, according to TCDSU’s constitution.