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Activism and BDS Beat

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

Christian, Muslim and Jewish faith groups demand US stop arming Israel

“Right now in Gaza, every Palestinian is literally struggling to stay alive,” faith groups say.

Endorsing boycott, south Asian diaspora network condemns Israel

In Canada, the South Asian Network for Secularism and Democracy pass a resolution this weekend demanding an end to Israeli attacks and the Gaza blockade.

Palestine solidarity goes mainstream in UK as 100,000 march in London

Boycott, divestment and sanctions is “the only thing that will frighten Israel,” rock star Brian Eno told massive crowd in London on Saturday.

Thank you, Sinéad O'Connor, for boycotting Israel

Irish singer gives boost to Palestine solidarity movement at a depressing time.

Israeli universities lend support to Gaza massacre

Two leading Israeli universities are offering strong support for Israel’s ongoing massacre in Gaza, examples of the complicity that has led Palestinians to call for academic boycott.

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.

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