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BNC Statement

The Palestinian organisation that leads the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement currently under attack by new British government rules says that Prime Minister David Cameron is making a grave mistake similar to Margaret Thatcher’s unwavering support of apartheid South Africa. 

New rules set to be announced during a visit to Israel this week by Cabinet Office minister Matt Hancock will make it harder for local councils and other public bodies including universities

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2015 será recordado como el año en que la resistencia popular palestina se extendió por toda la Palestina histórica, y decenas de miles de palestinos y palestinas salieron a las calles para resistir y enfrentar al régimen israelí de ocupación, colonialismo y apartheid.

Diez años después del lanzamiento del movimiento de Boicot, Desinversión y Sanciones (BDS), 2015 fue también un año clav

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Enero: Israel muestra creciente preocupación ante el crecimiento del BDS

El movimiento estudiantil por la desinversión florece en Estados Unidos
El órgano de gobierno estudiantil de la Universidad de California en Dav

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The year 2015 will be remembered as the year that Palestinian popular resistance spread across historic Palestine and that saw tens of thousands of Palestinians take to the streets to resist and confront Israel’s regime of occupation, settler-colonialism and apartheid.

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January - Israel shows growing concern at growth of BDS

US student divestment movement flourishes
The student government at the University of California Davis votes in favor of a resolution to divest from corporations profiting from Israel’s occupation by a la

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The Stop Veolia campaign in Seattle launched a 101-page Zine  documenting Veolia’s criminal anti-labor, anti-environment, anti-poor practices, alongside popular victories against Veolia in Paris and Palestine.

Veolia, the largest privatizer of water globally, the largest privatizer of transportation in North America, until recently one of the main profiteers of Israeli apartheid and a company that can be traced back to Napoleon, helps us to trace the roots of today’s neoliberalism in earlier manifestations of Western imperialism and exploitation.

https://stopveoliaseattle.wordpress.

November 16, 2015
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  • World Bank partially attributes 24% drop in Palestinian imports from Israel to boycott
  • Israel’s escalation of attacks on Palestinians underline urgency for BDS

Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) activists have welcomed World Bank figures that show a 24% drop in Palestinian imports from Israel during the first quarter of 2015 as a strong sign that the boycott of Israeli goods by Palestinians is starting to

October 6, 2015
BNC Statement

The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement and its worldwide partners are celebrating the withdrawal of the huge French corporation Veolia from the Jerusalem Light Rail (JLR), an illegal rail system built to facilitate the growth and expansion of Israeli colonial settlements on occupied Palestinian territory.

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In the first of a new series of regular round-ups from the Palestinian BDS National Committee, we bring you a summary of some of the incredible recent developments from across the global BDS movement.

Take action: Tell Caetano Veloso and Gilberto Gil to cancel their Israel concert

Sign the petition here: goo.gl/LWIXst

Brazilian Tropicalia music stars Caetano Veloso and Gilberto Gil, whose music has aways been connected to struggles for freedom, justice and equality, are scheduled to perform in Tel Aviv.

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Photo credit: Adri Nieuwhof

  • BDS campaign has cost Veolia billions of dollars in lost contracts
  • But Veolia remains involved in Jerusalem Light Rail, boycott campaign set to continue

Palestinian civil society activists have heralded the decision by French corporate giant Veolia to sell off nearly all of its business activity in Israel as a huge victory for the global Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement.

April 8, 2015