In a statement to the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre in London, CEMEX tries to reason away its complicity in various violations of international law by Israel in the West Bank and the Golan Heights.
Activism and BDS Beat
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.
As part of the ongoing “Don’t Dance for Israeli Apartheid” campaign in Ireland, activists in Dublin are continuing to protest Riverdance’s decision to perform in Israel next month.
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.
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 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.
“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.
Members of the Interfaith Peace Builders’ first African Heritage Delegation to Israel/Palestine have issued a call on African Americans to support the struggle for Palestinian rights, and have declared their support for the Palestinian-led campaign of boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) on Israel.
IGLYO, the international queer youth and student organization, recently announced its decision to withdraw its General Assembly from Israel. Palestinian queer groups welcomed the announcement, but urge IGLYO to take further steps in support of human rights by heeding the BDS call.
Indian artists, invited by the curators of the Tel Aviv Museum of Art to participate in an exhibition of work from India next Spring, have refused the invitation in solidarity with the Palestinian-led call for boycott, divestment and sanctions.