Updates from the palestinian BDS (United Kingdom)

Update

Statements in support of Palestinian rights, many advocating for BDS, have been endorsed by more than 350 academic departments, programs, centers, unions and societies and garnered nearly 24,000 signatures from scholars, researchers, students and university staff worldwide.

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East Sussex Pension Fund has announced its divestment from Elbit Systems, Israel’s largest private arms manufacturer.

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Sabeel-Kairos welcomed the resolution passed at Methodist Council calling for a revision to the existing investment policy in light of the changes on the ground in Israel and Palestine.

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The scholars strongly oppose the governmental imposition of the "inherently flawed" definition and urge UK universities to rejct it, remaining firm in their commitment to academic freedom and freedom of speech while continuing their fight against all forms of racism, including antisemitism.

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UK construction equipment company JCB is to be investigated after a UK Government body found a human rights complaint by Lawyers for Palestinian Rights was “material and substantiated” regarding use of JCB machinery in Israel’s illegal demolitions and settlement construction.

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After weeks of campaigning by a local coalition, event organisers cancelled this year’s Electronic Warfare Europe. Campaigners are mobilizing against the next edition, set for Seville (Spain) in May 2021

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TUC, representing nearly six million UK workers, also urges trade unions worldwide to join the international campaign to #StopAnnexation and end apartheid.