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.
Activism and BDS Beat
“Happy material” chairs from Israel to be exhibited at a time when schools in Gaza lack seats for teachers.
Tonight’s performance by the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra was disrupted repeatedly by solidarity activists. These activists who protested inside and outside the venue, Royal Albert Hall, were responding to a call by the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel.
The Israeli produce company Agrexco, which has been a key target of the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement in Europe, is set for liquidation, the Israeli business publication Globes reported Tuesday.
Cables released this week by Wikileaks show that the US government raised with the Government of Norway concern over a motion to boycott Israeli academic institutions at University of Science and Technology in Trondheim (NTNU) in Norway.
After receiving questions for clarification, Tuba Skinny released an impressive and moving statement on the cancelation of their show in Eilat.
Last week, the Israeli Ministry of Justice’s Law, Information and Technology Authority (ILITA) announced that Google can operate Street View vehicles in Israel and add these images to Google Maps.
Independent and community media makers in Canada resolve to join the BDS movement and resist “any form of cooperation, collaboration or joint projects with Israeli media institutions.”
The Derail Veolia Campaign is taking off in the United States. In response, Veolia claimed that it does not operate other bus services in the West Bank besides the bus lines 109 and 110. Who Profits found that Veolia operates two other bus services to settlements in the occupied West Bank.
Interpol, Jane’s Addiction and Blonde Redhead are planning on entertaining audiences in Tel Aviv soon. BDS activists are urging them to refuse to collaborate with Israeli apartheid, racism and occupation.