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Trade unions, movements, artisans, businesses and cultural, recreational and sports centers join campaign for Palestinian rights in what is also a clear stand against the mounting racism and nationalist closure that is fomenting hatred and intolerance across Europe and around the world.

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Following protests, the Mexico City Metro removed 12 photographs from the exhibition "A look at Israel" sponsored by Israel’s embassy in Mexico.
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Tras las protestas, el Metro de la Ciudad de México eliminó 12 fotografías de la exposición "Una mirada a Israel" patrocinada por la embajada de Israel en México.
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Marking a significant victory for the Boycott HP campaign and the global Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement, Federatie Nederlandse Vakbeweging (FNV), the largest trade union of the Netherlands, with 1.1 million members, has dropped HP as a partner in their offers to their members.

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The campaign against AXA's problematic investments continues, as AXA remains linked to Elbit Systems through an affiliate, and AXA maintains investments in five Israeli banks.

April 17, 2019
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The Council of the University of Cape Town, Africa's top university, votes to reserve the right to disassociate itself from academic institutions that support or enable, directly or indirectly, the violation of human rights.

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Pitzer College faculty, students and staff voted overwhelmingly to suspend a study abroad program with Haifa University over Israel’s discriminatory policies against Palestinians. In an anti-democratic move, Pitzer's president vetoed the motion.

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A German court confirms that advocating for BDS and Palestinian rights constitutes freedom of expression and assembly, rights that are protected by the German constitution and are essential for democracy. The court ruled that the German city of Oldenburg unlawfully violated these fundamental rights when it revoked a permit for an event space, forcing a Palestinian solidarity group to cancel its public lecture on Palestinian rights. The court's ruling is "an important step toward a more informed and democratic public discussion in Germany when Israel and the Palestinian people are concerned."

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Here are 18 highlights of direct and indirect BDS impact from 2018. We celebrate the extraordinary strides that the BDS movement for Palestinian rights has made with your support.