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.
We thank 50+ Brazilian groups that won a victory for Palestinians and for demilitarizing Brazil, by mobilizing opposition in Brazil’s Parliament to filibuster a bill to strengthen military and scientific cooperation with Israel.
Representatives from the Walloon and Brussels governments cancelled their participation. Ex-Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo of the Socialist Party said reasons for the Walloon government's withdrawal included 'violations of important parts of the Geneva Convention by Israel'.
Columbia College's Student Council overwhelmingly approved a spring student referendum on whether Columbia University should divest from companies that profit from Israel’s acts that fall under UN definition of the Crime of Apartheid.
The MUA Sydney branch pledged to not buy HP products and called for a complete boycott of HP products and divestment from HP companies until they cancel all contracts that aid Israel’s violation of Palestinian rights.