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.
Campaigners protest G4S Annual General Meeting (War on Want)
Palestine solidarity activists, Stop G4S campaigners and a Danish member of parliament combined to take over the annual general meeting of G4S in London Thursday afternoon and focused the spotlight on the security company’s complicity in human rights abuses against Palestinians and others.
On March 21st the Stop the JNF campaign made an application to the Charity Commission for the removal of Jewish National Fund charities from the register of charities. The application gave evidence that the JNF is racist, complicit in ethnic cleansing of Palestinians and, according to one of its own former directors, an obstacle to peace. All UK charities are su
The University of Sheffield has decided not to renew its waste collection contract with multinational corporation Veolia following a campaign initiated by the campus Palestine Society and supported by the student union.
An event to be held at a St Andrews hotel, aimed at raising funds for the Friends of the IDF and the JNF, has been cancelled on police advice in the face of serious mobilisations for planned protests. Palestine activists, human rights campaigners and students joined forces to speak out against the inclusion of Friends of the IDF and the JNF in the list of organisations that will benefit from the fundraiser.
* 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 Committee 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
The Red Card Israeli Racism campaign is escalating its activities as the June 5-18 dates for UEFA’s under-21 men’s football final in Israel draw near.
The London-based campaign is now part of a European coalition of groups working to expose the folly of staging a major competition in a state which shows contempt for the rights of Palestinian football players and supporters.
On February 9, Palestinian farmers organisations and campaigners in Europe weekend took action to call for an end to trade with Israeli agricultural export companies over their role in the destruction of Palestinian agriculture (press release here).
Palestinian farmers face the brunt of Israel’s land confiscations, demolitions and water theft.
Campaigners against the business practices of French multinational Veolia are celebrating after the company announced it is ending its sponsorship of the prestigious and internationally acclaimed Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition.
For three years regular protests were organised outside the Natural History Museum in London and other venues in the UK which hosted the touring version of the exhibition.