Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) is a Palestinian-led movement for freedom, justice and equality. BDS upholds the simple principle that Palestinians are entitled to the same rights as the rest of humanity.
The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement and its worldwide partners are celebrating the withdrawal of the huge French corporation Veolia from the Jerusalem Light Rail (JLR), an illegal rail system built to facilitate the growth and expansion of Israeli colonial settlements on occupied Palestinian territory.
Despite huge restrictions and unprecedented security measures imposed by the Basque Government, Palestine solidarity was felt in the stands as Israeli basketball team Tel Aviv took on Baskonia in Gasteiz, the capital of the Basque Country in the Spanish state.
A huge mobilisation supported by Baskonia fans, social movements and the Bildu political party turned the stands into a huge display of solidarity with the Pale
A 'Brand Israel' event that was due to focus on Israeli food and had been sponsored by the Israeli Embassy has-been canceled following pressure from BDS activists in the Basque country.
The event, due to take place in Hondarribia, a town in the Basque country, was cancelled following pressure from Euskal Herria-Palestina Sarea, the Basque Palestine solidarity network, and other groups and individuals.
The event was due to feature Miller Omer Israeli chefs, Eyal Lavie and Yossi Elad Sharon Mika. Yarden Golan Heights Winery WAS Also Involved in the project.