BDS Movement
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

Israeli occupation of palestine Israel’s military occupation of Palestine and its ties with global south (Part 1)

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.

18 highlights of BDS’ impact in 2018

BDS is a grassroots movement, and is made powerful by ordinary people like us, standing in solidarity with the Palestinian struggle in extraordinary ways.

US senators try to push bill to punish boycott of Israel

Senators Ben Cardin (Democrat) Rob Portman (Republican) tried to include the bill that penalizes companies and organizations that boycott Israel in a larger omnibus spending bill to avert a government shutdown

Peoples Health Movement – MENA region calls for boycott of conference on mental health in Israel

PHM-MENA said the conduct of the International Association of Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy’s conference in Tel Aviv in June 2019 implied “acceptance of the policies and behaviors of the Israeli occupation state”

Critically acclaimed Palestinian author deported from Israel

Susan Abulhawa, who is an active supporter of the BDS movement, was sent to a detention center in Tel Aviv and then forced to depart to New York after Israeli authorities said she did not have the right documents. She had come to attend a literary festival.

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