Palestinian campaigners say delegations visiting their country should not do so in “a manner that is complicit with Israel’s regime of occupation, colonialism and apartheid.”
Moves to “recognize Palestine” and co-opt the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement aim to guarantee Israel’s survival as a racist state.
Israeli firms profit from Gaza destruction and reconstruction, currently stalled due to the failure of the UN’s Gaza Reconstruction Mechanism.
The Israeli drink machine company has announced it will close its factory in an illegal settlement. Palestine solidarity activists celebrate, but vow to continue the boycott campaign.
“Now, our battle to hold Israel accountable for its fresh war crimes and crimes against humanity has begun,” say Palestinians in Gaza.
“Right now in Gaza, every Palestinian is literally struggling to stay alive,” faith groups say.
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.
New guidance warns that firms doing business with Israeli settlements could face legal action and “reputational risks.”
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