Results for: repression of BDS

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On April 10, Omar Barghouti, a Palestinian human rights defender and a co-founder of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) Movement for Palestinian rights, was denied entry into the United States at Ben Gurion Airport despite having valid travel documents.

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The Court instructed the City of Oldenburg to provide the requested rooms, and BDS Oldenburg was able to hold Israeli Apartheid Week events in a public space.

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A Vienna museum, Volkskundemuseum, has cancelled an Israeli Apartheid Week event where former minister in Nelson Mandela’s government Ronnie Kasrils was scheduled to speak

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The decision to establish this anti-BDS task force was made by Strategic Affairs Minister Gilad Erdan and Interior Minister Arye Dery.

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On 15 April 2012, Horia Ankour, 30, a French nursing student, boarded Air France flight 4384 from Nice to Tel Aviv. She was traveling as part of a solidarity initiative called “Welcome to Palestine.”

Just minutes before the aircraft was scheduled to take off, a cabin attendant approached Ms. Ankour, took her to a corner and asked her whether she had an Israeli passport.

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* Judgment says that complainant was trying to use the law for political purposes

* Employment Tribunal result hailed as important victory by pro-Palestinian groups

The British CommiBRICUPttee for the Universities of Palestine (BRICUP) today welcomed the outcome of the Employment Tribunal (ET) case brought by Ronnie Fraser against his union, the University and College Union (UCU).The former college teacher’s claim o

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Agents from Israel’s spy and international assassination organization Mossad, and dozens of police officers were deployed to stop protests at a basketball match between Israel’s Maccabi Electra and the home team in the eastern French city of Chalon on 25 October.

One spectator managed to break on to the court unfurling a Palestinian flag, while several others were arrested, according to local media reports.

The match, part of the “Turkis

October 29, 2012
Analysis

In December 2011, several BDS activists that were acquited of the charges against them relating to their involvement in BDS actions declared that freedom of speech had won out, and their lawyer hoped that the judgement would set a precendent in favour of campaigners. However, the so-called “National Bureau for Vigilance Against Antisemitism” (BNVCA) appealed the decision.

October 3, 2012
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BERKELEY, CA - The University of California Student Association, which represents hundreds of thousands of students at all 10 UC campuses, passed a resolution today condemning recent attempts to censure boycott and divestment efforts by Palestinian human rights activists on campus, and demanding that the UC stop profiting from Israel’s human rights violations.  The motion passed without opposition by a vote of 12 to 0 (2 abstensions).

The resolution follows a recent motion passed by the California Assembly, HR-35.