Activism and BDS Beat

Veolia keeps silent about two bus services to illegal settlements

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. 

Tuba Skinny cancels show at jazz festival in Israel

Traditional jazz and blues band from New Orleans, Tuba Skinny, cancels show in Israel after requests by BDS groups to honor PACBI’s call for a culturall boycott of Israel. 

BDS activists in Israel stand with Australian counterparts facing repression

Boycott from Within, a coalition of citizens of Israel, both Palestinian and Jewish, organizing in support of the Palestinian call for boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) issued a statement today expressing their solidarity with Australian BDS activists facing severe state repression. 

Video: Biking for BDS (and other causes)

A new short video documents the journey of a group of community organizers, artists, food growers and cyclists who traveled from London to Palestine by bicycle in 100 days this spring. 

Reut Institute: Israeli Boycott law may backfire

The Reut Institute, a Zionist think tank with close ties to the Israeli government and military establishment, predicts Israel’s new anti-boycott law may backfire. 

South African students endorse nationwide boycott against Israel

South African student groups denounced the upcoming visit by a delegation of Israeli officials and propagandists to South African universities, and called for the strengthening of the BDS movement across the country. 

BDS victory: Veolia loses yet another contract in the UK

“Veolia is paying a high price for its complicity in Israel’s occupation and violations of international law,” stated the Palestine Solidarity Campaign on Wednesday, after the French urban systems corporation lost yet another contract this time in Ealing, London. 

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