In this week’s BDS roundup, Arizona State University’s student government votes to divest from Israel; Evergreen State College’s student-run campus cafe boycotts Israeli products; and more!
Activism and BDS Beat
British charity War on Want has launched the Stop the Bulldozers-campaign aiming to end British firm JCB’s complicity in Israel’s crimes against the Palestinian people.
More than a thousand citizens have joined the campaign calling on Canterbury City Council to dump Veolia, including the former Bishop of Dover.
In this week’s roundup of BDS news from around the world: Another Veolia contract spiked; more countries implement or consider proper labeleing of Israeli settlement products; and more!
Israel’s national theater company performed The Merchant of Venice at Shakespeare’s Globe in London yesterday and Monday. But Habima’s presence was fiercely contested for months in advance, and both performances were disrupted by Palestine solidarity activists in the audience.
Protestors unfurling banners and Palestinian flags were forcefully removed from a performance of Israel’s Habima theatre in London.
Bag and body searches to be undertaken on visitors to the prestigious Globe theater as Israeli drama group performs Shakespeare.
Two Irish newspapers have published misinformed rants attacking the Palestine solidarity movement this weekend.
The 14th St Y in New York City abruptly canceled a Jewish youth educational event about boycotting of Israel in what organizers are calling an attempt to “censor” them.
The Israeli embassy in London, along with pro-Israel bodies in Britain, is coordinating a planned effort to counter the call for a boycott of drama group Habima, it has been revealed.