Activism and BDS Beat

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. 

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.” 


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