BDS Movement
Best-selling Irish writer Sally Rooney joins BDS campaign

Rooney rejected an Israeli publisher’s offer to release a Hebrew version of her book. The publishing house in question, Modan, is well known for its ties to the Israel military

Israeli academic institutions Academics ask EU to stop funding Israeli universities complicit in violations of international law

Signatories to the letter have urged the EU to extend its rules prohibiting granting of research funds to Israeli institutions in the occupied Palestinian territories to include those inside the state of Israel, calling them equally complicit “in Israel’s violations of Palestinian human rights”

Sudanese judoka refuses to face his Israeli opponent in ongoing Tokyo Olympics 

Earlier, Algerian judoka Fethi Nourine had withdrawn from the tournament after he was drawn against an Israeli opponent citing his support for the Palestinian cause

Ben & Jerry’s announce end of operations in Occupied Palestinian Territories 

The announcement by the ice cream maker came after a sustained campaign was launched by the BDS movement against company’s operations in Israel and in its illegal settlements in the occupied territories

BDS Weathering attacks from Israel and allies, BDS movement stands firm in building Palestinian resistance

The Palestinian Boycott Divestment and Sanctions movement, which marked its 16th anniversary of July 9, has played a huge role in exposing and creating awareness about the apartheid policies of Israel

Ban Ki Moon criticizes Israel Former UN secretary general Ban Ki Moon calls Israeli policies in occupied territories apartheid

Moon joins a growing international group of leaders and organizations that demand the recognition of the asymmetry between Israel and Palestine and an end to Israeli impunity and human right violations in the occupied Palestinian territories

Palestinian solidarity actions at ports across North America

The campaign targets incoming ships operated by the Israel-based Zim Integrated Shipping Services Ltd or ZIM. Historically, ZIM has been tied to the settler-colonial project of Israel

Report states France enabled the genocide of the Tutsis in Rwanda and other stories

Today we look at a report on France’s role in the Rwandan genocide, a strike against tax reforms by Colombian trade unions, and more.

Trump and Pompeo move US policy further rightwards in West Asia

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha analyzes the implications of the Trump administration’s foreign policies in West Asia, especially Palestine, Yemen and Iran

Palestinians oppose Pompeo’s visit to illegal Israeli settlement in the occupied West Bank

Mike Pompeo became the first top US diplomat to visit an illegal Israeli settlement. He also said that the US government had historically been wrong about settlements and it could be done in a lawful manner

Peaceful movement will prevail, says BDS in response to Pompeo calling it anti-Semitic

In a press conference with Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu, US secretary of state Mike Pompeo said the government would label the BDS movement as anti-Semitic and withdraw funds to organizations which are part of it

Israeli Communist Youth - Interview “The Netanyahu government is a betrayal of the people’s mandate”

Peoples Dispatch talks to Arafat Bdarny, secretary-general of the Israeli Communist Youth

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