BDS Movement
Bernie AIPAC Bernie Sanders to skip AIPAC conference over political reasons

Bernie Sanders has objected to the pro-Israel lobby group’s history of offering a platform for “intolerance” and “bigotry” directed against the Palestinian people

Boycott Puma_Israeli settlements #BoycottPuma: Protest in London calls for end to company support for Israeli apartheid

A monthly protest was held outside Puma’s flagship store in London as part of the ongoing campaign

Journalist Abby Martin files lawsuit against US State of Georgia over anti-BDS law

The case was filed over Georgia’s “pro-Israel” law that requires independent contractors to sign a pledge against the boycott of Israel. Martin refused to sign the pledge on the grounds that it infringes upon her right to speech and expression.

20 Highlights of BDS Impact in 2019

The Palestinian Boycott Divestment and Sanctions movement for freedom, justice and equality continued to grow in scale and impact in 2019

Britain anti BDS law New Conservative government in the UK set to ban BDS movement

The pro-Israel move by the Boris Johnson-led government in the country is being viewed as an attempt to deny Labour-controlled local bodies’ right to boycott Israeli products

US states bring in anti-BDS laws, encourage Israeli occupation

27 states of the United States have introduced laws and policies to outlaw the boycott of Israel, despite federal courts in three states having already ruled such laws as unconstitutional.

US legislator Ilhan Omar proposes pro-BDS resolution

The resolution is significant as senior leaders of Omar’s Democratic Party had earlier introduced a non-binding anti-BDS resolution drafted by AIPAC for the current session

Boycott Israel BDS The cancellation of European medical conference in Israel is a sign BDS is working

The decision is made following strong public backlash and petitions by the BDS movement.

Palestinians protest Bahrain conference Worldwide protests greet Bahrain economic summit

Palestinians held rallies, strikes, and marches across the West Bank and Gaza on Tuesday. These actions, along with similar protests in the region, are expected to continue on Wednesday

Boycott PUMA Palestinians launch campaign to boycott Puma over Israeli sponsorship

Puma has struck a four-year sponsorship deal with the Israeli Football Association.

Israeli settlement in occupied Palestine Amnesty’s report on digital tourism companies evokes threats from Israel

The report details how companies like Airbnb, TripAdvisor, etc are disregarding human rights and international law by ‘legitimizing’ illegal Israeli settlements for profit

US Senate criticizes troop withdrawal from Syria, approves anti-BDS measure

The Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act allows State and local governments to withhold contracts from companies and individuals that participate in the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel

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