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These statements have been issued by the Palestinian BDS National Committee or its member organisations.

World Water Day sees launch of First International Week To Boycott Mekorot

Campaigners from around the world are taking part in a week of action against Israeli national water company Mekorot, the main agent of Israeli water apartheid against Palestinians. The week launches on 22 March, World Water Day, and lasts until … Continue reading 

Boycott New Balance and Crowne Plaza over their sponsorship of apartheid marathon

Palestinian BDS National Committee calls for boycott of New Balance and Crowne Plaza over their sponsorship of the Jerusalem Marathon

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UN year of solidarity with the Palestinian people begins with boycott success

Just three weeks into 2014, the BDS movement has already achieved important successes

Round-up of BDS successes in 2013

This round-up was published in conjunction with a Palestinian BDS National Committee statement looking ahead to 2014.

Dutch water company terminates relationship with Mekerot following government advice

The Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC), the largest coalition of Palestinian civil society, applauds Vitens, the largest supplier of drinking water in the Netherlands, for the decision to end its cooperation agreement with Israel’s national water company Mekorot because of … Continue reading 

Palestinian civil society and national institutions to NBC: Terminate the NBC film project promoting Israeli apartheid, ethnic cleansing and colonization in occupied East Jerusalem

Palestinian Civil Society and National Institutions to NBC: Terminate the NBC film project promoting Israeli apartheid, ethnic cleansing and colonization in occupied East Jerusalem Respect corporate responsibility for international law and Palestinian human rights We, the undersigned Palestinian civil society … Continue reading 

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The Palestinian BDS National Committee mourns the passing of Nelson Mandela

Humanity at large has lost a great freedom fighter against apartheid and for human dignity; Palestine has lost a true friend

Palestinian civil society calls on Dutch government to respect its obligations under international law by excluding relations with Israeli companies involved in settlements

While the Dutch government has recently taken action to discourage companies from maintaining links with settlements, an upcoming business forum it is organising is set to include many Israeli companies with extensive settlement operations

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Palestinian civil society calls for escalating BDS to Stop Israel’s racist Prawer Plan, urges Inter-Parliamentary Union to suspend Knesset’s membership

The BDS National Committee strongly endorses the demonstrations taking place today across Palestinian cities and around the world today to oppose Israel’s racist and colonial Prawer Plan

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European Union must not bow to US pressure to disregard human rights

More than 40 Palestinian civil society organisations urge the EU to resist US pressure to scrap new guidelines on Israeli settlements and to take further action

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