Activism and BDS Beat

Indian artists boycott show at Tel Aviv art museum

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. 

Palestinian civil society stands in solidarity with Norway

Palestinian civil society, as broadly represented within the Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC), wishes to express its sincere condolences to and deep solidarity with the people of Norway and to Arbeidernes Ungdomsfylking (AUF), the Norwegian labour youth party, in particular after the massacre of last Friday committed by a far right fanatic. 

European solidarity organizations mobilize against Agrexco

A coalition of European solidarity organizations have issued a declaration today calling for a day of action against the Israeli produce company Agrexco on 26 November and affirming their “determination to put an end to Agrexco’s presence in Europe.” 

VIDEO: The BDS movement and strategic actions for justice

Remi Kanazi, professor Sunaina Maira and Ali Abunimah lay out the current strategies of the current global BDS movement led by Palestinian civil society, and analyzed the movement’s gains as well as the mounting backlash against BDS actions and activists. 

Palestinian students ask South African counterparts: Boycott Israeli tour on your campuses

The Palestinian Students’ Campaign for the Academic Boycott of Israel and Palestinian Youth Against Israeli Apartheid have issued a call to their counterparts in South Africa to boycott a forthcoming tour of several South African university campuses by dozens of Israeli students designed to burnish Israel’s image. The Palestinian students write: 

US trade unionists support Palestinian call for military sanctions on Israel

Following last week’s call by Palestinians for immediate military sanctions on Israel, “similar to that imposed against apartheid South Africa in the past,” US trade union members released a statement announcing full support of the call, BDS, and the right of return. 


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