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.
Major international companies and consortia continue to withdraw from bidding to build Israel’s illegal settlement railway on stolen Palestinian land, as pressure over complicity in Israel’s rights violations grows.
Following an intense advocacy campaign, Alstom, a French transport company, withdrew from a planned East Jerusalem light rail construction project, a tool of the Israeli settlement and annexation policy in the city.
NYU Department of Social and Cultural Analysis pledges non-cooperation with the university’s study abroad program in Tel Aviv due to Israel's entry policies that discriminate on the basis on ancestry and political speech.