Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) is a Palestinian-led movement for freedom, justice and equality. BDS upholds the simple principle that Palestinians are entitled to the same rights as the rest of humanity.
Statements in support of Palestinian rights, many advocating for BDS, have been endorsed by more than 300 academic departments, programs, centers, unions and societies and garnered 15,000 signatures from scholars, researchers, students and university staff worldwide.
On eve of AXA’s annual general meeting (AGM), United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, Michael Lynk, called on the French insurance giant to fully divest from Israeli banks while activists gathered in several cities across Europe raising the same demand.
80+ progressive, anti-racist groups across Europe joined a Palestinian call to integrate the struggle against Israeli apartheid into European mobilizations for the annual International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on March 21
Groups worldwide participated in the #BoycottHP Global Week of Action, creatively asserting the demand that HP Inc and HPE end their complicity in Israel’s apartheid, military occupation and settler-colonialism against the Palestinian people