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Activism and BDS Beat

News about popular struggle, international solidarity and boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) activism

Video: Thousands of Chicago protesters demand end to Gaza attacks

More than ten thousand marched through downtown Chicago after students staged a die-in.

African Literature Association endorses academic boycott of Israel

The African Literature Association has endorsed the academic boycott of Israel with a statement in the context of historical African resistance to apartheid.

More US academics join boycott of Israel

The Critical Ethnic Studies Association links Palestine to global indigenous and decolonization struggles.

Israel's Gaza massacre boosts boycott calls in South Africa

South African politician joins growing calls for the Israeli ambassador to be expelled from the country, and for the South African ambassador to be recalled from Tel Aviv.

Activists occupy UK government building, demanding arms embargo on Israel

Solidarity activists in London occupied a UK government building yesterday to demand an immediate end to arms sales to Israel.

Dublin city council calls for Israel sanctions

The Irish capital city’s government passed a motion Monday calling on Ireland to impose arms embargo and sanctions on Israel.

Palestinians in Israel demand war crimes probe for Gaza

“The Palestinian Arab community in Israel has mobilized in protest at the increase in violence towards Palestinians by both the state and individuals, within the West Bank, Gaza and Israel.”

Detroit rallies largest turnout for Palestine in years

Over 1,000 demonstrators turned out for an action against injustice in Detroit and Palestine.

A handful of Israeli academics responds to call to condemn Gaza slaughter

Some may be fearful to speak out because of the vicious incitement and threats that dissenters face.

Academic boycott of Israel now "fireproof" as Australian court challenge fails

Shurat HaDin’s case against now-victorious professor and boycott activist Jake Lynch has collapsed.

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