Statements

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

On Nakba day, Palestinian civil society in besieged Gaza decries collective failure to ensure accountability for Israeli massacre

To Palestinians everywhere, and in Gaza in particular, the 1948 Nakba is ongoing

Palestinian student unions send greetings to NUS conference and urge support for BDS

More than 25 student unions in the UK have voted to support BDS in recent years

Palestinian students call on Sussex University to vote for BDS

Gaza student groups write to urge students at the University of Sussex to vote in favor of boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS)

Israel votes for permanent occupation and apartheid – it must face international isolation

This is a victory of apartheid and colonialism that should be met with sanctions against Israel by world governments and the UN

SOAS vote for the Academic Boycott of Israel – stand on the right side of history

Palestinian student and academic unions call on members of the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) community to vote for the academic boycott of Israel

Palestinian civil society condemns Canadian government disinformation and repression against boycott movement

The Canadian government has signed an agreement with Israel to counter the BDS movement

Boycott the Muslim Leadership Initiative and similar attempts to “Faithwash” Israel’s Regime of Oppression

The MLI is a BDS bashing project that seeks Palestinian fig leaves[4] to hide its dishonest agenda. The BNC strongly condemns the MLI and calls all people of conscience to boycott it.

With or without new “nation-state” law, Israel is a settler-colonial apartheid state

Israel is neither a democratic state based on the rule of law, nor a temporary occupying power as defined in international humanitarian law, but is is a criminal regime of settler colonialism and apartheid

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Kuwait to boycott 50 companies over role in illegal Israeli settlements

The blacklisted companies include some of the top corporate targets of the BDS movement, such as Veolia, Volvo, Heidelberg Cement, Dexia, Pizzarotti and Alstom

Cairo donor conference: Palestinian civil society calls for public scrutiny of aid and zero complicity with Israeli violations of international law

The BNC calls for public scrutiny of aid. Like governments and private business, agencies delivering aid to Palestinians must be held accountable for their routine disregard of the principle of “do no harm” and the promotion of political agendas through their operations.

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