• BDS Movement at 10: Mondoweiss interviews Omar Barghouti

    Mondoweiss co-editors Adam Horowitz and Philip Weiss talk with Palestinian human rights activist and co-founder of the BDS movement Omar Barghouti on the tenth anniversary of the Palestinian call for boycott, divestment and sanctions again Israel. The BDS Call was issued by representatives of of Palestinian civil society on July 9, 2005 with a goal of achieving […]

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  • Al-Shabaka: Another casualty of Israeli war: Palestinian right to education

    Al-Shabaka is an independent non-profit organization whose mission is to educate and foster public debate on Palestinian human rights and self-determination within the framework of international law. This policy brief is authored by Aimee Shalanand Samer Abdelnour. Aimee Shalan is the director of the Friends of Birzeit University, a UK-based charity that supports the right to education […]

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  • NBC: Terminate film project promoting Israeli apartheid, ethnic cleansing and colonization in occupied East Jerusalem

    Palestinian Civil Society and National Institutions to NBC:  Terminate the NBC film project promoting Israeli apartheid, ethnic cleansing and colonization in occupied East Jerusalem Respect corporate responsibility for international law and Palestinian human rights We, the undersigned Palestinian civil society organizations and national institutions, condemn in the strongest terms the plan of the American TV […]

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  • New report highlights discrimination against Palestinians by Israeli education system

    The Mossawa Centre has filed a report with the U.S. State Department summarizing the many ways Palestinian citizens in Israel are discriminated against, which includes a section about the discrimination against Palestinian citizens in the educational system in Israel. Please see page 4 for the beginning of the discussion on education in Israel. Mossawa Centre, Briefing Paper […]

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  • Take Action: Vote for G4S as worst company of the year

    The Palestinian Boycott National Committee issued the following call to action, urging supporters of BDS to vote for G4S as the “Worst Company of the Year” in the Public Eye People’s Award, an annual corporate accountability event. G4S has been nominated for the infamous ‘Worst Company of the Year’ Public Eye People’s Award’. G4S is […]

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  • English translation: BNC statement against Munib al-Masri normalization project

    The following statement was issued by the Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC)  in Arabic (original here) in response to the launch of an initiative, discussed here in Ha’aretz, by Palestinian billionaire Munib al-Masri and Israeli supermarket businessman Rami Levi (whose supermarkets sell numerous settlement products, as well as branches in most settlements). […]

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  • PACBI: UN Sponsorship of Joint Palestinian-Israeli Orchestra Undermines Palestinian Civil Resistance

    A Letter Regarding UN Sponsorship of Joint Palestinian-Israeli Orchestra Mr. Robert Serry, UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Occupied Jerusalem July 24, 2012 The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) is alarmed that the UN is organizing a concert for the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra (WEDO), to be held […]

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  • Debating BDS: On Normalization and Partial Boycotts

     The following statement was issued by PACBI on April 1, 2012: Two of the most important issues that arise in debating Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS), particularly in Western countries, are (A) whether or not Palestinians should be working with Israelis rather than boycotting them, and (B) whether supporters of BDS should fully boycott Israel […]

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  • Palestinian rights activists join BDS Global Day of Action commemorating Land Day

    The following statement was issued by the Boycott National Committee: Occupied Palestine, 31 March 2012 – Supporters of Palestinian rights across the world have taken action in support of the campaign for boycotts, divestment and sanctions (BDS) against Israel until it complies with international law to mark Palestinian Land Day on March 30. Land Day, […]

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  • Press Release: Gaza is Dying

    Besieged Gaza, Occupied Palestine–We condemn in the strongest possible terms the Israeli war crimes committed against our people in the Gaza Strip. We call on the international community and the Arab and Islamic worlds to take up their responsibility to protect the Palestinian people from this heinous aggression and immediately terminate the continuing Israeli policy […]

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