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.
Occupied and still-besieged Gaza, 5 September 2014--From the ruins of our towns and cities in Gaza, we send our heartfelt appreciation to all those who stood with us and mobilized during the latest Israeli massacre. In the occupied West Bank, Israel has embarked on one of its largest illegal land grabs in decades by confiscating another 1000 acres of Palestinian land to expand its illegal colonies. Now, our battle to hold Israel accountable for its fresh war crimes and crimes against humanity has begun.
- Oakland activists prevent Israeli ship from docking for 4 days;
- Elbit arms factories in UK and Australia occupied by protesters
- EU to ban Israeli dairy and meat imports with any settlement connections
- European retailers
More than 50 people joined a demonstration outside the G4S shareholders meeting at which the company announced plans to end its role in Israel's prison system, but only by 2017[/caption] - G4S announces future pull out of...
In the face of worldwide pressure, the Gates Foundation has sold down its shares in the world’s largest Private Military and Security Company, G4S. Over 100 Palestinian and international organisations, including War on Want, launched a campaign calling on the Gates Foundation to divest its £110m stake from the company. Thanks to everyone who joined the campaign, signed the petition and participated in protests.
BDS France is pleased to learn that Eau de Paris, the municipal agency
operating the Paris water service, will not be renewing its contract with the
Wassermaxx company, which has been bought up by Sodastream. According to
Eau de Paris, the non-renewal of the contract is due to "technical" reasons.
Sodastream is a company implanted in the Israeli colonies, in violation of