Author Archives: Ziyaad
Most everybody knows that Ben & Jerry’s makes premium ice cream and champions “Peace” and “Love.” What they don’t know is that this socially responsible business and strong supporter of Occupy Wall Street is making ice cream in Israel and selling it in illegal settlements in Occupied Palestine.
The BDS National Committee (BNC) mourns the tragic loss of our comrade, partner, and dear friend Stephane Hessel.
New Balance and InterContinental Hotel Group: drop sponsorship of Jerusalem apartheid marathon or face international boycotts
The Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC), a broad coalition of the largest Palestinian civil society organizations, trade unions, refugee associations and NGO networks, calls on sports merchandize company New Balance and the InterContinental Hotel Group to immediately withdraw sponsorship from the Jerusalem marathon taking place on 1 March 2013.
Palestinian civil society welcomes the findings and recommendations of the UN Fact Finding Mission on Israeli settlements
The BNC calls upon states, members of the Human Rights Council, to adopt the report, and on all governments and business enterprises to implement its recommendations. The BNC also calls upon conscientious citizens and civic organizations worldwide to use this report as a tool to intensity the global civil society BDS Campaign and put pressure on governments to implement its recommendations.
The Palestinian BDS National Committee publishes submission made to International Fact-Finding Mission on Israeli settlements in the OPT in November 2012.
As the day of the Supreme Court Hearing approaches, we call on our allies and supporters, civil society organizations and individuals of conscience, to raise a clear voice of objection to the law. We will not be silenced.
One of the largest international trade unions, the PublicServices International (PSI), at its recent World Congress (27-30 November) voted to fully support and advance the Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) against Israel campaign.
Players from Premier League and other European top flights say tournament will be seen as reward for assault on Gaza
Letter with 52 signatories including artists and activists also denounces US and EU ‘complicity’ through weapons sales
On the eve of the International Day of Solidarity with the People of Palestine, 52 international notables issued a statement calling for “urgent … international action towards a mandatory, comprehensive military embargo against Israel.”