Activists in South Korea are steadily protesting a planned arms sale by their government to the Israeli military of a T-50 fighter jet, while calling on their government to cut all military ties to Israel until it abides by international law.
Activism and BDS Beat
Students at Wayne State University in Detroit staged a silent protest and mass walk-out that left Israel Army reserve spokesman and Jerusalem Post correspondent Gil Hoffman lecturing to a virtually empty auditorium on November 1.
Prison messages from Irish and Canadian activists contradict Israeli claims that boats were intercepted peacefully.
A number of LGBTQ activist organizations from across the world have called upon three French religious organizations to cancel an upcoming interfaith delegation to Israel because it violates the Palestinian civil society call for boycott, divestment and sanctions.
British rock legends Yardbirds cancel a show in Tel Aviv, while BDS activists encourage Hindi Zahra and Oumou Sangaré to cancel theirs; and Artists Against Apartheid encourage the boycott of the Creative Community for Peace.
French transportation multinational Alstom, which is involved in the illegal Jerusalem Light Rail project, loses a multi-billion-dollar contract due to the sustained pressure by BDS activists.
Europe’s science chief claims her aides know nothing about how a technology firm benefiting from public funds is profiting from the Israeli occupation, despite having been briefed on this very subject.
Edinburgh University students’ campaign for ending business with security firm G4S because the company provides security services to Israeli prisons. Addameer publishes update on the situation of the prisoners.
Please show solidarity with Ali Aarrass, a Belgian-Moroccan national who has been tortured.
Earlier today, I was at the receiving end of aggressive police behavior during a protest against a company operating in an illegal Israeli settlement. Along with about 15 activists, I picketed a food fair in Brussels to highlight how SodaStream produces carbonation machines for making soft drinks at a factory in Mishor Adumim, an Israeli-controlled industrial zone in the West Bank.