Swedish students, professors and lecturers sign on to a call for a comprehensive academic boycott against Israel and Israeli educational institutions.
Activism and BDS Beat
International singer and songwriter Natacha Atlas has announced publicly that she is canceling a planned concert in Israel and will boycott the country “until this systemised apartheid is abolished once and for all.”
How dare the EU sponsor a science festival featuring Israeli “water conservation” projects when the Union supports Israeli arms companies that help destroy Gaza’s water network.
Two significant milestones in the Palestinian-led movement for boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) were marked this week with a vote by the UK’s Trades Union Congress to reconsider its ties with Israel’s national trade union federation, and with the confirmation that boycott target Agrexco was ordered into liquidation.
Why is a medical conference involving the Israeli military being sponsored by the European Union?
The US project for normalization with the the Israeli colonizing and apartheid regime was dealt a severe blow last Friday when protesters battered down the walls of the Israeli embassy in Cairo and even managed to break into the embassy’s offices.
Dennis Bernstein of Flashpoints interviews Nora Barrows-Friedman about the Irvine 11 trial, which began earlier this week in southern California.
Diamond trade with Belgium funds Israeli military.
Palestinian civil society welcomes Turkey’s military and diplomatic sanctions on Israel, which come two months after Palestinians called for a comprehensive military embargo on Israel.
“Happy material” chairs from Israel to be exhibited at a time when schools in Gaza lack seats for teachers.