Updates from the palestinian BDS (Scotland)

In the News

Scottish Palestine Solidarity Campaign welcomed the Scottish Government statement responding to Scottish PSC's petition, after the UK Government vowed to block local institutions from conducting boycotts

Update

After a four-year, cross-continental BDS campaign, Israel’s culinary propaganda festival Round Tables did not take place in 2019.

In the News

The City Council's decision to no longer hold arms fairs, came after protests against the 2018 Glasgow arms fair, which included Israeli arms companies.

In the News

Following a period of campaigning, Tayside Pension Fund no longer invests local authority pension funds in Bank Hapoalim, an Israeli bank that operates and finances state infrastructure within illegal settlements upon occupied Palestinian land.

Update

Glasgow City Council promises supporters of Palestinian rights that it will no longer sponsor arms fairs featuring Israeli weapons manufacturers and will ensure that the city's guidelines for hosting events reflect that “Glasgow is a human rights respecting city.”

Action Alert
Urge Glasgow City Council to end its support of weapons fair featuring companies that fuel wars and military oppression around the world, including Israeli military companies.
BNC Statement

Scottish Groups Say Legal Precedent Should Prompt Scotland to Reject IHRA “Working Definition on Antisemitism”