Activism and BDS Beat

South Korean activists protest pending arms sale to Israeli military

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.  

BDS activists demand cancellation of French LGBTQ interfaith trip to Israel

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. 

EU in denial about aid for Motorola Israel

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 vote to ban G4S

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. 

Police aggression at Brussels protest against Israeli firm

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. 


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