The University of Cambridge has apologised to a Palestinian academic, who it prevented from chairing a talk on the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement in November last year.
Dear André Rieu, We, the undersigned Palestinian performing arts collectives and cultural centers, are writing to urge you to cancel your performances in Tel Aviv scheduled for April 3-7, 2018. As a fellow artist, we hope you will agree that we have a moral obligation to do no harm; to prevent our artwork from being used to facilitate oppression.
March 7, 2018 — Last month, Brazil’s Socialism and Liberty Party (PSOL) passed a resolution reaffirming its support for the BDS movement for Palestinian rights. PSOL is a growing progressive party in Brazil, with six representatives in the National Congress, nine in different state assemblies and 53 in municipal chambers. In 2017, it was the party with the largest number of new members in the country.
March 8, 2018 — The Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC) celebrates International Women’s Day alongside social justice movements around the world. We stand in solidarity with the collective actions taken to mark this day. Today we reaffirm our commitment to support women’s and feminist struggles in Palestine and across the globe and to promote the contributions, leadership and voices of women in our work and in our lives.
The BDS (Boycott Divestment Sanctions) Campaign Thailand and the Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) Thailand welcome the principled decision by Kasetsart University in Bangkok and the International Center for Research and Development (ICRD) to end all ties with Israeli settlement university Ariel for the upcoming International Conference on Gender & Women's Studies.
Dear Natalia Oreiro, I am the father of a brave Palestinian girl named Ahed Tamimi who has been arrested, at the age of 16, by the Israeli army. Her crime? Standing up for her dreams of justice, freedom and equality for our people.
The EU has made a strong commitment towards energy transition to renewable sources and has developed an ambitious strategy to meet Paris Agreement climate change targets.
Palestinians are welcoming the cancellation of a racing event sponsored by Honda in Israel. The event, due to feature rising US motorcycle racing star Joe Roberts, had been condemned by human rights groups.
Calls are mounting for the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), the governing body of cycling, to take action to relocate the start of the famed Giro d’Italia cycling race from Israel. Race organizers RCS MediaGroup are set to cash in with a reported 10 million euro payoff from Israel to host the 2018 Giro start May 4-7.
February 13, 2018 – As Ahed Tamimi, a Palestinian teenage girl enduring unjust detention in an Israeli prison, begins trial today, major organizations