Desmond Tutu is supporting calls for divestment from companies that abet Israeli apartheid. Read more about Will US churches help bring down Israel's prison walls?
Archbishop Desmond Tutu
“I know firsthand that Israel has created an apartheid reality within its borders and through its occupation.” Read more about Name Israel an “apartheid state” and divest, Tutu tells US Presbyterians
The news comes after dozens of campaigners disrupted the prison profiteer’s annual shareholder meeting in London. Read more about G4S "to end" Israel prison contracts as pressure mounts over torture complicity
The backlash over US Secretary of State John Kerry’s use of the word “apartheid” to describe what would become of Israel if there is no “two-state solution” continues. Read more about Asked about Kerry, Tutu says Israel “mirror image” of apartheid
“Whether used in South Africa, the US South, or India, boycotts have resulted in a transformative change that not only brought freedom and justice to the victims but also peace and reconciliation for the oppressors.” Read more about Tutu condemns US efforts to curb free speech on Palestine
Archbishop Desmond Tutu and leaders of the South African Council of Churches compare Israel’s abuses to apartheid South Africa and reiterate backing for boycott, divestment and sanctions, Read more about South African church leaders endorse Israeli Apartheid Week
Israel’s apologists have a new line: if you don’t buy products made in Israeli settlements, then you’ll put Palestinians who make them out of a job. Read more about Boycott and Zionists’ crocodile tears for Palestinian workers
Roger Waters of the influential rock band Pink Floyd writes new open letter condemning Israeli apartheid, asking artists “not to perform or exhibit in Israel or accept any award” there. Read more about Pink Floyd star's new Israel boycott letter to "family of Rock and Roll"
Palestinian Authority faces backlash, as popular conference denounces normalization, and plans boycott expansion in West Bank. Read more about National conference focuses on West Bank boycott efforts
Alarmist attack by StandWithUs staffer on campus BDS activists only highlights the growing strength of divestment campaigns on US campuses Read more about Anti-Palestinian activist heaps praise on campus BDS campaigners
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