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.
Este resumen se publicó junto con una declaración del Comité Nacional Palestino de BDS con miras a 2014. Durante 2014, el movimiento de BDS dio un paso más en la corriente principal de la política y vio a las principales instituciones unirse al boicot, señaló la declaración.
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.
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.
According to Israeli and U.S. press reports, the NBC-owned cable and satellite TV network USA is cooperating with Israeli authorities, film makers and the Keshet Media Group to produce an action series entitled DIG mainly in occupied East Jerusalem, near the Old City.
- Dutch government must consistently exclude all Israeli and other companies involved in Israel’s settlements from Israel-Netherlands business forum - Governments across the world should take steps to end corporate complicity with Israeli violations of international law
The Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC), the largest coalition of Palestinian civil society unions, parties and organisations, calls on the Dutch government to be consistent with its stated position opposing the Israeli occupation and illegal sett
The Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC), the largest coalition in Palestinian civil society, strongly endorses the demonstrations taking place today across Palestinian cities and around the world today to oppose Israel’s racist and colonial Prawer Plan.
- EU must resist US pressure and meet obligations under international law
- EU should take further steps to end complicity with Israeli apartheid, colonialism and occupation
- The Dutch government has demonstrated states can prevent business involvement in illegal Israeli projects in the occupied Palestinian territory
Palestinian civil society strongly condemns US Secretary of State John Kerry for urging the European Union to drop new guidelines that are aimed at ensurin
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