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.
Before AXA’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the Palais des Congrès in Paris, over 50 activists from the Coalition to Stop AXA Assistance to Israeli Apartheid gathered outside, and called on AXA to divest from Israeli apartheid.
French telecoms giant Orange has announced the termination of its franchise relationship with Israeli company Partner Communications, confirming the BDS movement’s announcement last year that this was likely to happen...
The following is a translation of a statement by the Parti de Gauche in which they announce their support for BDS
During his visit to Israel, François Hollande declared before the most prominent Israeli political representatives: “Till today, you have never yielded when it comes to democracy, diversity, and human rights”.
One must bear in mind that the State of Israel has consistently defied international law.
The third national weekend of training and debates organised by the BDS French Campaign and held in Lyons on 14 and 15 January 2012 was highly successful.
More than 100 activists came from all over France to share their experiences and exchange their views on different aspects of the campaign.
The French campaign's successful operations against the Israeli firm AGREXCO, which had been designated as our priority target last year, were underlined. The citizens' actions and demonstrations played a decisive role in the legal liquidation of the company, which re