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.
Germany has long since been providing Israel with costly weapons - mostly at half or less the market price - in order to continue its wars and apartheid policies.
Recently, Israel has started an initiative for negotiations for three to four missile speedboats to integrate in its navy.
In November, numerous BDS initiatives were launched as solidarity activism built up towards the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian people (November 29).
The Coordination of Social Movements together with the Network for the Integration of the People (REBRIP) and the Front in Defense of the Palestinian people, which represent some of the most important civil society net
On the eve of Brazilian Independence Day, a major Palestinian civil society coalition has called on Brazil to abandon a $35m development collaboration project with Israel during a meeting with Paulo França, the Brazilian consul in Ramallah.
The delegation form the Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC), the largest coalition of Palestinian political parties, trade unions, civil society networks and campaigns, urg
Three Palestinian and one US-based civil society organization have urged Norway’s Ministry of Finance to reinstate a prohibition on investment by Norway’s Government Pension Fund Global in two Israeli companies – Africa Israel and Danya Cebus – due to their ongoing construction of homes in the Israeli settlement of Gilo.
Occupied Palestine, 3 May 2012 – Palestinian agricultural organisations and farmers unions are heartened to learn that the Co-Operative Group supermarket chain in the UK has introduced a policy to end trade with companies that source products from Israel’s illegal colonies built on occupied Palestinian land.
Occupied Palestine is part of every free heartbeat in this world and her cause continues to inspire solidarity across the globe. The World Social Forum Free Palestine is an expression of the human instinct to unite for justice and fr
For background on the issue, this is from a recent Press release from the Italian Coalition Stop That Train:On 30 November, the City Council of Rho, in the province of Milan, approved a resolution expressing “moral and political condemnation of Pizzarotti & C. S.p.A. for its participation in the project for the construction of the A1 Jerusalem – Tel Aviv railway”.Pizzarotti is a contractor for the Israeli project for the new A1 high-speed railway that will connect Tel Aviv and Jerusalem.
The State of Israel practises a system of occupation, colonialism and apartheid over the Palestinian people, but it does not do so unaided. Israeli military companies are the main enablers of Israel’s persistent and grave violations of international law.