In this discussion, we talk about how we can build demand for a military embargo on Israel as resistance to its military occupation.
We discuss the nature of Israel’s military occupation of Palestine and how it is sustained by its ties with regimes in the global south.
Michele from the French Jewish Union for Peace talks about the BDS movement in France and the Yellow Vest protests.
Imen from the French chapter of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement joined Peoples Dispatch for a discussion on how her organization is contributing to the larger struggle against Israeli apartheid.
Since 2005, the Palestinian-led global Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement has paved the way for grassroots mobilization in this direction.
Just as artistes refused to play for apartheid South Africa, they must also not lend their voice to Israel’s apartheid, occupation and settler-colonialism.