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The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), the sole legitimate representative of the Palestinian people, calls on the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) to not broadcast the Eurovision Song Contest to Israel's illegal settlements.

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The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights released a report identifying, but not naming, 206 companies doing business linked to illegal Israeli settlements built on stolen Palestinian land in the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem.

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The Central Council of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), the sole legitimate representative of the Palestinian people, has officially announced its support for the BDS movement and called, for the first time, on the international community to “impose sanctions on Israel” to end its ongoing, grave violations of Palestinian rights as stipulated by international law.

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Denmark's third largest pension fund excludes four companies from its portfolio, citing their investments in illegal Israeli settlements. The four companies are all companies targeted by the BDS movement.

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The European Union does not recognize illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank and Golan Heights as part of Israel, and has admitted that it cannot tell whether producers from these illegal settlements are fraudulently taking advantage of trade privileges the EU has granted to Israel.

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Finance Ministry moving to deny tax benefits to Israelis donating to the human rights group after its campaign to boycott West Bank settlement goods

September 12, 2017
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In 2016, the United Nations reported that Israel demolished or seized some 1,089 Palestinian-owned structures throughout the West Bank and East Jerusalem, displacing 1,593 Palestinians and

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An Israeli court rejects a freedom of information request for the names of archeologists digging, under IDF license, in the occupied territories, and where Israel is storing the antiquities they uncover. The reason: so they don’t face academic boycott.

November 22, 2016