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Palestinian Civil Society Calls For Sanctions on Israel to Stop Far-Right Israeli-Trump Alliance That Undermines Palestinian Rights and International Law

In the News

الإعلان عن أكثر من ٧ شركات خاصة في الأردن أنهت عقودها مع شركة جي فور اس G4S بسبب تورطها في جرائم الاحتلال. 

Open Letter

An open letter to UN Women, WFP and UNDP in Jordan: Don’t reward G4S for their complicity in human rights abuses and violations of international law

September 25, 2016
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Analysis

Last month, in a landmark decision, the United Nations Human Rights Council decided to establish a database of all companies implicated in Israel’s illegal settlement enterprise in the occupied Palestinian West Bank, including the city of East Jerusalem.

Finally, after years of toothless UN condemnations of settlements – which are a flagrant violation of international law and a major obstacle to justice and peace in the region - there will be an official UN list that names and exposes businesses that have for decades enabled and profited from Israel’s theft of Palestinian land and other human

May 5, 2016
In the News

[caption id="attachment_13292" align="alignleft" width="600"]A mural supporting the Palestinian prisoner Muhammad Allan while he was on hunger strike; Allan was arrested once again by Israel yesterday.  Ahsraf Amra APA images A mural supporting the Palestinian prisoner Muhammad Allan while he was on hunger strike; Allan was arrested once again by Israel yesterday.

September 24, 2015
BNC Statement

Occupied Palestine, 12 October 2014 - As governments, aid agencies and the Palestinian Authority meet in Cairo to discuss Gaza reconstruction after Israel’s latest 51-day military assault last summer, the Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC), the largest coalition of Palestinian civil society unions, political parties and organisations, condemns in the strongest terms the UN-brokered reconstruction mechanism, which further entrenches Israel’s illegal blockade of 1.8 million Palestinians in the occupied Gaza Strip, allows Israel to reap financial benefits from its war crimes and, t

BNC Statement

More Than 60,000 Signatories, Including Nobel Prize Laureates, Celebrities and Religious Organizations, Call For Military Embargo on Israel Ahead of Gaza Donors Conference

New York, NY – As international donors prepare to gather in Cairo on October 12 for a conference to rebuild Gaza after the devastation inflicted by Israel in its 51-day assault last summer, the Palestinian Boycott Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC) delivered http://adalahny.cmail2.com/t/r-l-cllkijl-il

BNC Statement

Occupied Palestine, 15 February 2013 - The Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC), a broad coalition of the largest Palestinian civil society organizations, trade unions and NGO networks, supports the outcomes of the UN Fact Finding Mission on Israeli Settlements[1] that calls for boycotts and sanctions as measures required to end the illegal Israeli settlement enterprise.

February 15, 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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