Activism and BDS Beat

Swedes call for academic boycott of Israel

Swedish students, professors and lecturers sign on to a call for a comprehensive academic boycott against Israel and Israeli educational institutions. 

International star Natacha Atlas announces Israel boycott

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.” 

Hasbara in Helsinki

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. 

UK trade unionists put Histadrut under review; victory declared over Agrexco liquidation

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. 

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