Updates from the palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC)

Update

The EuroAsia Interconnector is projected to link electricity grids in Israel, Cyprus and Greece via the world’s longest submarine power cable. Crucially, the Interconnector would connect Europe’s electricity grid with Israel’s grid that incorporates the illegal settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem (OPT), implicating Europe in Israel’s war crimes.

 

Open Letter

Palestinian professors' unions call on the International Association of Hispanistas to relocate its 2019 congress from Hebrew University, which is built in part on stolen Palestinian land in Israeli occupied East Jerusalem. 

Open Letter

The Palestinian Federation of Unions of University Professors and Employees (PFUUPE) urges Pitzer College to stand by an overwhelming majority of its faculty refusing to be complicit in Israel’s denial of Palestinian rights and its blatantly racist and anti-democratic discriminatory policies.

Update

Queer and trans liberation organizations from nearly 20 countries across Europe and beyond are calling on global LGBTQIA communities to take a stand for Palestinian human rights and boycott the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Israel. 

Update

The 2018 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry says BDS is a platform to persuade people of conscience that Israel’s 71-year regime of dispossession and subjugation is an issue of great moral impact and needs our attention.

 

PACBI Statement

The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI), a founding member of the BDS movement for Palestinian rights, salut