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Awareness about Israel’s apartheid, colonialism and occupation against the Palestinian people is growing among capoeira players, known as capoeristas.

December 10, 2015
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VIDEO: http://tiny.cc/apartheidRoundT Anti-apartheid activists picketed Stazione di Posta in Rome, Tragaluz in Barcelona, Fruehsammers in Berlin and the Cinnamon Kitchen in London to protest their participation in a culinary event in Tel Aviv intended to whitewash Israel’s violent repression of Palestinians.

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After performing in Tel Aviv, in defiance of Palestinian appeals not to help Israel use his name to cover up its regime of oppression, Caetano Veloso has now concluded that he will “never go back” to Israel.

November 9, 2015
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#SolidarityWaveBDS

As a new generation of Palestinians is marching on the footsteps of previous generations, rising up against Israel’s brutal, decades-old regime of occupation, settler colonialism and apartheid, four Colombian film festivals join the cultural boycott against Israel’s regime.

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You can sign the following petition from Jews for Palestinian Right of Return on Change.org or follow the campaign on Facebook.

Dear Kanye West,

September 10, 2015
BNC Statement

A year from the start of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, the Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC), leading the global BDS movement against Israel, and social movements in Brazil launch the ‘Olympics without Apartheid’ campaign.

The immediate target of the campaign is the International Security and Defense Systems (ISDS), an Israeli company awarded a contract last October by the Rio16 Olympic Organizing Committee. The company is an integral part of the Israeli regime of occupation, settler-colonialism and apartheid against Palestinians.

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-- Marinah had planned to participate in the Méditerranée Festival in Ashdod the upcoming 11th June and also at the World Music Festival of Tel Aviv

-- The Ashdod Festival has broad institutional support and is financed by companies which are directly linked to the violation of Palestinian

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In the first of a new series of regular round-ups from the Palestinian BDS National Committee, we bring you a summary of some of the incredible recent developments from across the global BDS movement.

Take action: Tell Caetano Veloso and Gilberto Gil to cancel their Israel concert

Sign the petition here: goo.gl/LWIXst

Brazilian Tropicalia music stars Caetano Veloso and Gilberto Gil, whose music has aways been connected to struggles for freedom, justice and equality, are scheduled to perform in Tel Aviv.

BNC Statement

Dear Michel Platini and UEFA executive committee members, We, the undersigned Palestinian civil society organizations and national institutions, call upon UEFA to exclude the bid of the Israeli Football Association (IFA) for Jerusalem to host UEFA 2020 tournament games from the selection process.

BNC Statement

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In November of last year, the UN General Assembly designated 2014 as the UN International Year of Solidarity with the Palestinian people.

Just three weeks into 2014, the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement has again shown that it represents an increasingly effective form of solidarity with the Palestinian struggle for freedom, justice and equality.

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