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.
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.
Join a panel of experts to learn more about sportswashing, the role of dirty sponsorship money, and how we can work to amplify the voices of those resisting repression and struggling for justice for all.
The soft power objective of Israeli sport is for us to focus on a cycling team or a visit by Lionel Messi rather than Palestine, says Sports Journalism Association 2021 Sportswriter of the Year Jonathan Liew.