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A majority of SSSP members stand in solidarity with Palestinian academics and support the call from Palestinian civil society for effective measures to hold Israel accountable for its denial of the fundamental human rights of millions of Palestinians.

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Thanks to sustained international pressure, Palestinian human rights defender and BDS coordinator Mahmoud Nawajaa was released after being held without charge by Israel for 19 days. 

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The Emilia Romagna Regional Council and the Turin City Council respond to the call from more than 70 Palestinian civil society organizations for effective countermeasures to stop Israel’s illegal annexation of the occupied West Bank and its grave human rights violations.

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Following engagement with local Palestinian rights supporters over Puma's support for illegal Israeli settlements, UK Championship League club Luton Town FC drops Puma.

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Ex-Presidents Dilma Rousseff, Lula da Silva, Evo Morales, José Mujica, Rafael Correa among 320 public figures supporting Palestinian call for sanctions to stop Israel’s annexation and apartheid

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Prominent signatories to Global South call include former South African President Kgalema Motlanthe, former Mozambiquean Minister Oscar Monteiro, former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay, General Secretary of the South African Federation of Trade Unions Zwelinzima Vavi, and former Commissioner at SA Human Rights Commission Pregs Govender.

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ECHR rules unanimously that France's highest court’s criminal conviction of Israel boycott advocates violates the European Convention on Human Rights’ freedom of expression article

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Over 100 Apartheid Free Zones (AFZ) #SpreadSolidarity from Europe to Palestine in their statement denouncing Corona racism.

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The signatories commit not to serve on prize juries or in academic hiring committees in Germany whenever there are convincing indicators they may be subject to political interference or litmus tests.