Updates from the palestinian BDS (Belgium)
80+ European groups joined a Palestinian call to coordinate Israeli Apartheid Week events with International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination activities on March 21
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
The second global AXA Day of Action included mobilizations all around the world, on the same day as the UN Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People and the 4th global climate strike.
Representatives from the Walloon and Brussels governments cancelled their participation. Ex-Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo of the Socialist Party said reasons for the Walloon government's withdrawal included 'violations of important parts of the Geneva Convention by Israel'.
More than 150,000 people, hundreds of artists and over 100 LGBT+ organizations joined our calls to boycott Eurovision 2019
Vote Reflects Growing Commitment to Hold Israel Accountable for its Grave Violations of Palestinian Human Rights
More than 140 artists from Europe and beyond support the appeal from Palestinian artists to boycott the contest next year. Quotes from signatories here.