Updates from the palestinian BDS (Germany)
In the last ten years, an old scholarly paradigm that was used for the historical analysis of European settler movements in various parts of the worlds, and in different periods, resurfaced in the
Tourism to Israel fell again in 2016, continuing a negative trend that began with the
Academics from across Europe have written in support of Eleonora Roldán Mendívil, an academic at the Free University of Berlin who is being victimised for their support for Palestinian rights
Earlier in December, Talib Kweli's sold out show at Conne Island in Leipzig, Germany, was cancelled as a result of the artist's vocal support of Palestine. In reaction to this, Palestinian cultural institutions have signed a letter highlighting their support and thanks to the artist's position on Palestine.
Around 200 leading legal experts have signed a statement defending the Palestinian Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions movement (BDS) as a lawful exercise of freedom of expression.
ERKLÄRUNG VON RECHTSGELEHRTEN GEGEN MASSNAHMEN, DIE VON EINIGEN REGIERUNGEN ERGRIFFEN WURDEN UM DIE BDS-BEWEGUNG (BOYKOTT, DESINVESTITION UND SANKTIONEN) FÜR MENSCHENRECHTE DER PALÄSTINENSER ZU ÄCH
The following is a statement by scholars, ex-scholars and associates of the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation in Germany, a think tank associated with the Left Party. The Foundation’s official position on Palestine is currently under debate and it is periodically accused of antisemitism in German political discourse because of the Palestine-activism of many of its members.