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.
While claiming to be “independent of any political agenda”, organiser Oleh! Records boasts of “developing long term objectives and programs for the Israeli Foreign Ministry" and that their “activity directly counters BDS and cultural boycott of Israel”.
Join us for a discussion with Black and Indigenous activists and scholars involved in struggles against racism and settler colonialism from Hawaii to Samoa, First Nations, Black America and Palestine. Moderated by Assistant Professor Noura Erakat.
Palestinian civil society supports calls for an ultimate ban on facial recognition technology and reiterates call for local authorities, corporations, universities to immediately end all ties with Israeli company AnyVision over its involvement in crimes against Palestinians.
Dr. Abdulhadi, who has faced years of right-wing Israel lobby smear campaigns, was honored for her "courage, persistence, political foresight, and concern for human rights," and her commitment to scholarship "that builds mutual understanding."