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PACBI Statement

The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) strongly condemns the Israeli national theater Habima’s decision to perform next month in the illegal Israeli colony

October 31, 2016
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The national theater's upcoming performance in Kiryat Arba settlement proves that boycotts against Israeli activity in the West Bank alone will never destabilize the occupation.

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This letter was published in the NY Review of Books. Please read here a response to the letter. 

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For the past 17 months the Palestinian Football Association (PFA) has been demanding that the settlement-based clubs should be banned from all IFA leagues and competitions. Now the FIFA-led negotiations on the issue are coming to a head, with a proposal due to be presented to the FIFA Council on 13-14 October.

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Students at the University of Exeter have voted overwhelmingly in support of a boycott of goods produced in illegal Israeli settlements.

November 1, 2014
BNC Statement

The Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC), the largest coalition of Palestinian civil society, applauds Vitens, the largest supplier of drinking water in the Netherlands, for the decision to end its cooperation agreement with Israel’s national water company Mekorot because of Vitens’ commitment to international law.[1]

The BNC also commends the Dutch foreign ministry, who had advised Vitens about the cooperation and in general discourages financial transactions with illegal Israeli settlements.

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The Romanian government has said it will stop sending construction workers to Israel if Jerusalem does not pledge they won't be working in the West Bank.

The two sides have been trying to reach a new agreement for about two years but have failed despite Israel’s shortage of workers in the construction sector.

The Romania news comes in the wake of tension between Israel and the European Union over the 28-member body's recently issu

December 11, 2013
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Most everybody knows that Ben & Jerry’s makes premium ice cream and champions “Peace” and “Love.” What they don’t know is that this socially responsible business and strong supporter of Occupy Wall Street is making ice cream in Israel and selling it in illegal settlements in Occupied Palestine.

Progressive Except for Palestine

Ben & Jerry’s business practices are tethered to a vibrant Social Mission that commits it to

...meet human needs and eliminate injustices in our local, national and international communities by integrating these concerns into out day-to-da

March 26, 2013
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BNC Statement

In March 2012, the UN Human Rights Council adopted a resolution establishing a Fact-Finding Mission (FFM) with the mandate to examine and issue a report on how the illegal Israeli settlements impact on the human rights (all civil, political, social, economic and cultural rights, including the right to self-determination) of Palestinians. Israel boycotted and refused to cooperate with the proceedings preventing the  entry of the FFM into the West Bank.

The FFM invited Palestinian victims and experts, including NGOs, to submit written submissions and oral testimonies in October 2012.

February 15, 2013
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