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Summary: JVP has grown dramatically in size and influence in the past two years. As part of the ongoing assessment sparked by this growth, JVP reviewed its BDS policy. On the basis of an organization-wide conversation about BDS, we have refined our position while maintaining our strategy. JVP shares the aims of the Palestinian Boycott National Committee -- ending the occupation, achieving equality for Palestinians now living in Israel, and recognizing Palestinian refugees' right of return.

January 24, 2012
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Occupied Palestine is part of every free heartbeat in this world and her cause continues to inspire solidarity across the globe.  The World Social Forum Free Palestine is an expression of the human instinct to unite for justice and fr

January 19, 2012
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The third national weekend of training and debates organised by the BDS French Campaign and held in Lyons on 14 and 15 January 2012 was highly successful.

More than 100 activists came from all over France to share their experiences and exchange their views on different aspects of the campaign.

The French campaign's successful operations against the Israeli firm AGREXCO, which had been designated as our priority target last year, were underlined.  The citizens' actions  and demonstrations played a decisive role in the legal liquidation of the company, which re

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On 17 December 2011, Palestinians gathered in the city of Hebron in the occupied West Bank for the Third National Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions  (BDS) Conference.

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A Frantic Counter BDS Campaign Under Way in Israel

Statement by Kairos Palestine on

“Buy Israel Week”

December 17, 2011
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The City Council of Rho, in the province of Milan, approved a resolution expressing "moral and political condemnation of Pizzarotti & C. S.p.A. for its participation in the project for the construction of the A1 Jerusalem - Tel Aviv railway".

Pizzarotti is a contractor for the Israeli project for the new A1 high-speed railway that will connect Tel Aviv and Jerusalem.
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A collaboration between King’s College London (KCL) and an Israeli company located in an illegal West Bank settlement has been condemned by the UK’s National Union of Students (NUS), in a significant boost for campaigners.

In a meeting Monday night of the NUS’ National Executive Council (NEC), a motion demanding the “immediate end” of KCL’s research project with Ahava was passed with no votes against.

The NEC motion, noting the “overwhelming” international position on the illegality of Israeli settlements, states that “by collaborating with Ahava, King’s itself has become

November 30, 2011
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Grafitti in Beirut in support of boycotting companies profiting from the Israeli occupation.(Katrine Syppli Kohl/Flickr)

Lebanese concert promoter Jihad el-Murr recently filed a lawsuit against four groups over a boycott campaign they organized against the

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The Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC), the largest coalition in Palestinian civil society struggling to uphold Palestinian rights, recently discovered that the Israeli Ministry of Education was claiming to be organizing a youth conference in Jerusalem “in cooperation with UNESCO (United Nations),” as the Ministry’s website claims.

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Palestinian activists will attempt to peacefully board segregated Israeli public transportation in the occupied West Bank to travel to East Jerusalem in action reminiscent of the Civil Rights Movement's Freedom Rides to the U.S.

November 14, 2011