• Palestinian Trade Union Movement Unanimously Confirms Support for BDS

    [Press Release – 25 November 2009] In reaction to reports alleging that a Palestinian trade union official has stated his reservations about the Palestinian civil society campaign of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS), the full spectrum of the Palestinian trade union movement has expressed solid support for the BDS National Committee (BNC)* and for the […]

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  • Report-back: Omar Barghouti at SFSU

    Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) has been gaining ground and achieving a number of successes recently… but the US is lagging behind. That was the message of Omar Barghouti”s frank and motivational talk at San Francisco State University (SFSU). Those of us at BACEIA were very excited to co-sponsor his talk on November 3rd as […]

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  • Palestinian students cross barriers to discuss boycott

    Bianca Zammit, The Electronic Intifada, 23 November 2009 The right of Palestinian students to an education was the main theme of a video conference between students from the occupied Gaza Strip and the West Bank on 12 November 2009, sponsored by the al-Quds Bank for Culture and Information Society and Bethlehem University. The conference was […]

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  • Omar Barghouti: The Need to Boycott Israel (Part 1) | PalCast

    [vodpod id=Groupvideo.3960171&w=425&h=350&fv=file%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Fa6.video3.blip.tv%252F0220001528284%252FOurworldindepth-OmarBarghoutiTheNeedToBoycottIsraelPart1350.mov] more about "Omar Barghouti: The Need to Boycott I…", posted with vodpod Omar Barghouti, organizer of the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) spoke and answered questions at the University of Minnesota, 11/2009. This program was produced in November, 2009.

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  • Boycott targets settlement products

    The Palestinian Authority has called on the public to boycott several large supermarket chains in the West Bank that carry Israeli products. The decision targets upscale markets in Ramallah, in an attempt to pressure the stores to discontinue the sale of fruits and vegetables grown and processed in Israeli settlements in the West Bank. According […]

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  • Plea to boycott firms with Israel link

    Group urges GCC states to shun Alstom and Veolia involved in Occupied Jerusalem projects * By Abbas Al Lawati, Staff Reporter, Gulf News * Published: November 17, 2009 Dubai: A pressure campaign targeted at Gulf states was launched in Occupied Jerusalem on Monday by a coalition of 170 Palestinian organisations urging Arab states to boycott […]

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  • BDS Omar Barghouti – United in Struggle against Israeli Colonialism, Occupation, and Racism

    Global BDS movement Extrait de lintervention DOmar Barghouti « Movement for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions », dans le cadre du séminaire « United in Struggle against Israeli Colonialism, Occupation, and Racism:Economic Perspectives and Advocacy Strategies ayant eu lieu le 24-25 October 2009 in Bethlehem. Ce séminaire était organisé par Occupied Palestine and Golan Heights Advocacy […]

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  • The Jerusalem Light Railway Project: Effects and Legal Implications

    Construction on the Jerusalem Light Railway (JLR) began in 2006 with the pretext of, “bringing immediate relief to traffic congestion” and “revitalizing the center of Jerusalem”. The project, slated for completion in 2010, is a public-private initiative that purports not to carry any political objectives or intention but instead serves to improve the public transportation […]

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  • Palestinians to Arab states: You can stop Jerusalem light rail

    By Amira Hass, Haaretz Correspondent The chairman of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’ office, Dr. Rafiq Husseini, on Monday urges all Arab countries to cancel their business ties with two French companies – Veolia and Alstom – involved in the construction of a Jerusalem-based light railway which passes through the West Bank. Husseini spoke in a […]

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  • Interview with single-state and BDS activist Dr. Haidar Eid

    Dialogue : Could you speak to us about the origins and the objectives of the Boycott Divestment Sanctions ? Haidar Eid : The BDS call originated in 2004 when the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel was launched. In 2005, the BNC, or BDS National Committee, was launched combining more than […]

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