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International Day of Solidarity with Palestinians People’s movements across the world stand in solidarity with Palestinian people

People’s movements across the world expressed solidarity with the people of Palestine and called out governments and global institutions for their complicity and silence in the suffering of the Palestinian people

Mahmoud-Nawajaa detention extended BDS activist’s detention extended for 15 days by military court in Israel

An Israeli military court approved a request by Israeli domestic intelligence agency Shin Bet to hold Mahmoud Nawajaa for 15 days. Nawajaa was illegally abducted from his home on July 30

Israeli Forces Arrest BDS National Committee General Coordinator Mahmoud Nawajaa

On July 30, Israeli forces stormed into Mahmoud Nawajaa’s house, blindfolded and handcuffed him and took him away from his wife and three young children

Arab joint list opposes Israeli annexation plan Arab Joint List in Israel opposes proposed annexation of parts of Palestinian West Bank

The Arab Joint List, the third largest political bloc in the Israeli parliament, has sought international intervention to stop the proposed annexation of large parts of West Bank territory by the Israeli government under prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu 

Palestinian checkpoint After global protests, Microsoft sells its stake in Israeli facial recognition start-up

An investigation by NBC in October last year revealed that Israeli company AnyVision’s technology was being used to scan the faces of thousands of Palestinians at checkpoints every day. Microsoft had invested in AnyVision in June 2019

AIPAC Breaking political custom, Democratic presidential candidates skip AIPAC summit

After the decision by leading Democratic Party candidate Bernie Sanders, other candidates have also jumped in to skip the 2020 AIPAC policy summit. Only Mike Bloomberg is scheduled to attend

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

AROUND-THE-WORLD-EP-25 Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 25

In this episode, we report on the Italian port workers’ strike against Saudi arms shipment, Germany’s denunciation of BDS movement, and the JKCSS’ torture report on Kashmir.

“Germany’s denunciation of BDS movement as anti-Semitic is McCarthyite and unconstitutional”

The BDS movement said the resolution of the German parliament declaring it anti-Semitic was contradictory to international law and German democracy

EUROVISION BOYCOTT 2019_ISRAEL Eurovision 2019: Artwashing Israel’s mass crimes in Palestine

The international song competition is also being organized around the Nakba day or the day of catastrophe, when in 1948, more than 7500,00 Palestinians were expelled from their homaeland by Israeli militia.

“The people of Gaza are fighting back against a slow-motion genocide”: Prof. Haidar Eid

Professor Haidar Eid of the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel talks about the resistance on the ground against Israel’s attempts to create an open-air prison in Gaza, the trajectory of the Great March of Return and the way ahead for the Palestinian resistance.

“The only way to achieve peace is by recognizing the rights of Palestinians”

Michele from the French Jewish Union for Peace talks about the BDS movement in France and the Yellow Vest protests.

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