Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) is a Palestinian-led movement for freedom, justice and equality. BDS upholds the simple principle that Palestinians are entitled to the same rights as the rest of humanity.
Between 8-26 November 2016 head chefs from 13 famous restaurants from cities around the world will spend a week cooking in Tel Aviv as part of a PR initiative to bring international prestige to Israel’s culinary scene
Between 8-26 November 2016 head chefs from 13 famous restaurants from cities around the world will spend a week cooking in Tel Aviv as part of a PR initiative to bring international prestige to Israel’s culinary scene. Civil society groups from these countries have appealed to the chefs to cancel their participation and to Italian sparkling water bottler Ferrarelle to withdraw sponsorship.
Through its patronage for Watec, the Commission is also “giving credibility to the myth of the Israeli water miracle, which was built on the appropriation of Palestinian water resources and the denial of a fundamental right,misleading participating European companies and public opinion.”
In solidarity with the Campus Faculty Association of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), which has called upon Chancellor Wise to reverse her decision to revoke the offer of appointment made to Professor Steven Salaita in October 2013, and in consultation with concerned faculty members at UIUC.
The following is a statement by scholars, ex-scholars and associates of the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation in Germany, a think tank associated with the Left Party. The Foundation’s official position on Palestine is currently under debate and it is periodically accused of antisemitism in German political discourse because of the Palestine-activism of many of its members.