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.
Palestinian teams salute the people of Indonesia for refusing apartheid Israel’s sportswashing and FIFA's double standards and hypocrisy. They urge Argentina not to step in as host of FIFA’s U20 Men’s World Cup.
FIFA’s decision to remove Indonesia as host of the upcoming FIFA Under-20 Men’s World Cup is an act of jaw-dropping hypocrisy. We salute the people of Indonesia who have stood for Palestinian rights and stand with them in rage against FIFA’s colonial arrogance.
Palestinian rights supporters delivered a letter to PUMA’s CEO from players of the Palestinian football club Balata, whose player 16-year-old Saeed Odeh was gunned down by Israeli soldiers in May 2021 as PUMA shareholders met to talk about profits.
Players of Palestinian football club Balata wrote to the new CEO: PUMA has a choice. Join growing global consensus refusing complicity in Israeli apartheid, or continue to support a brutal apartheid regime that guns down young footballers.
Last year we pledged #NoRestForPUMA until it ends complicity in Israeli apartheid. We’re keeping that pledge. Groups in dozens of cities around the world will join the Boycott PUMA Global Day of Action. Make sure your group is one of them!
As social movements across the world take advantage of the visibility of the men’s World Cup to call for justice for all, let’s shine a spotlight on Palestinian rights and on companies complicit in Israeli apartheid.