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.
The Palestinian BDS National Committee, the broadest Palestinian civil society coalition leading the BDS movement, is calling on all Arab and progressive civil society and grassroots groups worldwide to put meaningful pressure on the UAE’s despotic rulers hosting the COP28 from November 30th to December 12th, including through a boycott of the conference.
Palestinian Human Rights Organizations Council Open Letter calling on Siemens to respect international humanitarian law and human rights regarding the companies involvement in the EuroAsia Interconnector.
UN human rights experts strongly and unequivocally condemned the decision by the Israeli Minister of Defence, Benny Gantz, to designate six Palestinian human rights and civil society groups as terrorist organisations.
Over 130 Mexican organisations have written a letter calling on CEMEX to reconsider its participation in the colonization, occupation and institutionalized discrimination against the Palestinian people.
This Palestinian Prisoner's Day 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.
More than 100 civil society organizations launch a drive for 1 million European citizens’ signatures to stop European trade with illegal settlements in occupied territories. Sign the European Citizens Initiative now.
Last month, in a landmark decision, the United Nations Human Rights Council decided to establish a database of all companies implicated in Israel’s illegal settlement enterprise in the occupied Palestinian West Bank, including the city of East Jerusalem.
Finally, after years of toothless UN condemnations of settlements – which are a flagrant violation of international law and a major obstacle to justice and peace in the region - there will be an official UN list that names and exposes businesses that have for decades enabled and profited from Israel’s theft of Palestinian land and other human