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.
Académicos y académicas de 14 países de América Latina se niegan a participar en intercambios académicos, colaborar o recibir fondos de instituciones israelíes cómplices del apartheid, como un acto de defensa de los derechos del pueblo palestino.
As Israel’s apartheid regime escalated its violent oppression of Palestinians, scholars, academic departments, artists, cultural institutions, star athletes, sports teams, unions, queer filmmakers, LGBTQIA+ collectives, students and other grassroots groups responded with unprecedented solidarity.
The 2800-member strong association voted to advance a motion to the full MESA membership supporting the Palestinian-led BDS movement and the institutional boycott of complicit Israeli universities following a thorough process of engagement over many years.
The Episcopal Church of Vermont stood up loudly against Israel’s U.S.-backed oppression of the Palestinians, Nov. 4, as its annual convention, condemning by an 89-25 majority what it said are the Jewish State’s apartheid policies. Similar resolutions will soon be considered by other Episcopal dioceses.