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.
Palestinian civil society has called on Elton John to respect their boycott call and cancel his June 17th concert in Tel Aviv. If he does so, he'll be joining Santana and Gil-Scott Heron, who recently cancelled their spring concerts in Israel. This video suggests six reasons why Elton should join the BDS (boycott, divestment, sanctions) movement.
Matthew Vella [MaltaToday] 5 May 2010 - The development NGO platform Skop has called for a boycott of Israeli companies in the wake of the shooting of Bianca Zammit, the Maltese activist injured by a live bullet shot by the Israeli Defence Forces in Gaza.
LAHORE [Nation] 25 January 2010 - A campaign to express solidarity with the Palestinian people was launched here in Lahore on Sunday. It would work under the name of “Pakistanis for Palestine” initiative.
Campaign coordinators and members, Amanullah Kariapper, Magid Shihade and Qalandar Memon announced this while addressing a joint news conference at Lahore Press Club here.
Nora Barrows-Friedman [Electronic Intifada] 11 January 2010 - In 2009, Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts, became the first American higher educational institution to successfully pressure its Board of Trustees to divest from Israel-tied mutual funds.