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
Archbishop Desmond Tutu
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
“Do not stand silent. Do not retreat. Do not back down. Stand firm in your principles and reject apartheid wherever it is practiced,” says Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Read more about Roger Waters, Desmond Tutu urge student senators at UC Riverside not to back down on divestment vote
While the Freedom Flotilla tried to bring aid to the Strip, Gaza’s Ark seeks to export locally produced goods. Read more about "Trade not aid" focus of new attempt to break Gaza blockade
Roger Waters is calling on musicians everywhere not to play Tel Aviv. Read more about Boycotting Israel is the "way to go," says Pink Floyd legend Roger Waters
There will be huge disappointment from supporters of Palestinian rights and relief among supporters of Israel’s violation of those rights at the failure of the measure to divest from companies profiting from Israeli occupation at the United Methodist Church’s General Conference. Perhaps, some may conclude, the battle is too tough and what worked against South Africa can never work against Israel. Read more about Remember when the Church of England voted against divestment from South Africa? A luta continua!
While Palestinians continue to be robbed of their land, heritage and human rights to atone for Germany’s sins, Germany unreservedly supports Israel. Read more about Why are Palestinians paying for Germany's sins?
Archbishop Desmond Tutu sends his greetings and support to the participants and organizers of the 2012 National BDS Conference at the University of Pennsylvania. Read more about Archbishop Desmond Tutu endorses PennBDS
The Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Committee (BNC) announced today a call for an urgent military embargo against Israel, “similar to that imposed against apartheid South Africa in the past.” Read more about Palestinians call for military sanctions on Israel 7 years after ICJ ruling
A letter of support from South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu is regarded as a vindication of an Australian city council’s fight — currently unsuccessful — to align its purchasing policies with the Palestinian call for boycott, divestment and sanctions against the State of Israel. Read more about Tutu boosts Murdoch-battered BDS campaign in Sydney