Updates from the palestinian BDS (Spain)
On March 23, 2017, the Spanish leftist political party Podemos declared its support for the right to advance the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement for Palestinian rights. On March 30, a BDS campaign in Spain released the following statement. (Read the statement in Spanish here.)
In Belgium, 482 professors and researchers, and more than 190 artists, have written an open letter calling on their authorities to withdraw from participating in a European Union funded res
The Provincial Council of Valencia (Diputación de Valéncia) became the 60th city in the Spanish state declaring itself Free of Israeli Apartheid.
DECLARACIÓN DE JURISTAS, ACADÉMICOS/AS Y EXPERTOS/AS LEGALES CONTRA LAS MEDIDAS ADOPTADAS POR ALGUNOS GOBIERNOS PARA PROHIBIR EL MOVIMIENTO DE BOICOT, DESINVERSIONES Y SANCIONES (BDS) PARA LOS DERE
Inspired in part by a similar campaign during the struggle against apartheid in South Africa in the 1980s, the Israeli Apartheid Free Zone campaign is led by the Solidarity Network Against the Occupation of Palestine (RESCOP) in the Spanish state.
The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel is calling on Spanish film director Pedro Almodóvar to withdraw his film "Julieta" from the Jerusalem Film Festival, which is sponsored by the Israeli government.
The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement and its worldwide partners are celebrating the withdrawal of the huge French corporation Veolia from the Jerusalem Light Rail (JLR), an illegal rail system built to facilitate the growth and expansion of Israeli colonial settlements on occupied Palestinian territory.