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 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.
The socially responsible investing policy of the Unitarian Universalist Assembly, with 1000+ member congregations in the US, places "the human rights of Palestinians squarely among the human rights that all human beings share"
Thirteen US Congressional representatives, including Betty McCollum, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Bernie Sanders and Rashida Tlaib, called to condition US military aid in response to annexation.
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.