• Women of Colour call on Joan Armatrading not to play Apartheid Israel

    Women of Colour in the Global Women’s Strike Crossroads Women’s Centre 230A Kentish Town Road London NW5 2AB Tel: 44 (0)20 7482 2496 womenofcolour[at]allwomencount.net www.globalwomenstrike.net We call on Joan Armatrading, as a woman of colour who wrote a tribute to and performed for Nelson Mandela, and whose website says, “South Africa has always been close […]

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  • Pakistanis for Palestine condemns Israel’s attack on the International Freedom Flotilla

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: 31-May-2010 Press Statement Pakistanis for Palestine condemns the naked aggression of the Israeli Defence Forces against the international “Freedom Flotilla”, the convoy of ships attempting to carry humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip that has been unilaterally blockaded by Israel since June 2007. The ships were in international waters, about 150 […]

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  • Call for an international campaign to Stop the Jewish National Fund

    To join the campaign and endorse this statement, contact: stopjnf [at] bdsmovement.net Organizations who have joined the campaign are listed below The Jewish National Fund (JNF)[1] was instrumental in the ethnic cleansing[2] of Palestine in the 1948 Nakba, and continues to play a central role in maintaining Israel’s regime of apartheid.[3] The JNF provided political, […]

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  • Marking the 5th anniversary of the Palestinian Civil Society BDS Call

    Celebrating our Victories, Planning for More! 9 July 2010 Occupied Palestine – The Palestinian Civil Society Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC) calls on people of conscience all over the world to unite for a BDS Media Day on 9 July 2010, the 5th anniversary of launching the BDS movement and the 6th anniversary […]

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  • PROTEST ISIS RECOGNITION OF “ARIEL UNIVERSITY”

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Sherna Berger Gluck, 310-455-1028, c: 310-383-0010, sbgluck[at]csulb.edu; David Klein, 818-709-1530, c: 818-723-3362, david.klein[at]csun.edu Afshin Matin-Asgari – available for interviews on-site on Friday: +1.323-633-4829 What: Informational Picket at the conference of the International Society for Iranian Studies in protest against a speaker from an illegal Israeli settlement Where: Double Tree Hotel 1707 […]

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  • Note to Elvis Costello’s Wife Diana Krall: Don’t Play Apartheid Israel!

    Diana Krall, wife of Elvis Costello who recently chose to abide by the cultural boycott and not play in apartheid Israel, is scheduled to perform there later this summer. Krall would do well to heed her husband’s moral decision not to support an apartheid regime by performing there.

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  • TAKE ACTION: Boycott Alert at the Seattle International Film Festival

    Attention all Seattle-area people: Here is a film in the upcoming Seattle International Film Festival that demands a protest: Films & Events Blood Relation * Kirvat Dam * Average User Rating: Be the first to review this film! * Country: Israel * Year: 2009 * Running time: 75 Minutes * Genres: Documentary, Political, Social Issues […]

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  • JUNE 2: NO DANCING ON GAZA’S GRAVES!

    Date: Wednesday, June 2, 2010 Time: 5:30pm – 7:00pm Location: Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Ave. Reject business as usual with Israel and protest Israel’s participating in the Chicago Sister City International’s Consular Corps Ball! WHEN: Wednesday, 2 June 2010, 5:30pm WHERE: Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Ave. Join the Palestine Solidarity Group-Chicago’s protest of […]

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  • Belgian-French bank cornered over Israeli settlement financing

    David Cronin, The Electronic Intifada, 20 May 2010 BRUSSELS (IPS) – New evidence has been uncovered to show that Dexia, a major Belgian-French bank, is still financing Israeli settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT) despite official assurances that such loans have ceased. Jean-Luc Dehaene, a former Belgian prime minister and now Dexia’s chairman, announced […]

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  • Towards Ending our Ongoing Nakba – BNC Statement

    Towards Ending our Ongoing Nakba Statement by the Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC) 17 May 2010 — For sixty-two years, Palestinians have been denied their dignity and fundamental human rights. The creation and “international” acceptance of Israel in 1948 marked the culmination of a new kind of politics in the region that continues to have […]

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