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 Organizing Committee, which includes more than 20 of the most prominent Portuguese organizations working for queer and trans liberation, said it would be “hypocritical” to allow States practicing segregation, apartheid and colonization to join the march.
Together, we have caused PUMA to lose millions in important sports contracts, exposed PUMA’s lies and spread our call for justice with millions worldwide. We won’t stop until PUMA finally ends its complicity in Israeli apartheid.
There’s no doubt about it. The campaign to boycott PUMA over its support for Israeli apartheid is having an impact. We won’t stop until PUMA finally ends its complicity in Israel's oppression of Palestinians.
The Latin American Council of Social Sciences (CLACSO), with more than 800 research centers in 55 countries, endorses the Palestinian call to boycott Israeli institutions complicit in Israel’s regime of military occupation, settler-colonialism, and apartheid.
El Consejo Latinoamericano de Ciencias Sociales (CLACSO), con más de 800 centros de investigación en 55 países, respalda el llamado palestino a boicotear las instituciones israelíes cómplices del régimen de ocupación militar, el colonialismo y el apartheid de Israel.
General Mills, parent company of Pillsbury, has sold its stake in its joint venture in apartheid Israel, following several years of BDS pressure over its manufacturing of Pillsbury products in the Atarot industrial zone, an illegal Israeli settlement on stolen Palestinian land.
As international sporting bodies enact swift sanctions against Russia over its illegal aggression against Ukraine, a growing number of athletes are choosing to make significant personal sacrifices by refusing to sportswash Israeli apartheid and denouncing the hypocrisy of selective action.
These trips serve to present Israel in a positive light, whitewashing its regime of military occupation, apartheid, and settler-colonialism and its decades-long denial of Palestinian rights, including the right to education.