Rally to call on City of Sydney council to boycott, divest and sanction Israel

Actions, protests & rallies
Gadigal Country/Sydney


4:00pm Monday 24 June


Sydney Town Hall
Sydney NSW


Gaza and Palestine has been ravaged with almost eight months of a genocide carried out by the Zionist state of Israel. Over 40,000 Palestinians have been murdered. 40,000 Palestinians are missing and 20,000 are injured. Israel carries out its atrocities, funded and aided by the United States and Australia despite mass protests each weekend across the world calling for an immediate, permanent ceasefire.

Mass weekly protests, student 'Free Palestine' encampments, sit-ins, motions to unions, Port Botany and Zim ship protests - our movement is powerful but needs to expand and deepen.

The Albanese and Dutton leadership are still pro-Israel and funding their brutal war machine. Local councils could play more of a role, but are mostly silent across NSW.

We want local councils to step up and actively support Palestine.

City of Sydney for Palestine have drafted a Boycott, Divest, Sanctions motion for Sydney Council to pass. Sydney Council passed a ceasefire motion in December 2023. We call on them to DISCLOSE their dealings with ISRAEL COMPANIES. We call on them to DIVEST from Israel. We call on them to announce this DIVESTMENT and we call on them to support victims of Israel's genocide.

Join us outside Sydney Council before their council meeting. We are inviting activists and councillors from other councils (Blue Mountains, Canterbury-Bankstown, Bellingen, Inner West, Randwick, Waverley) who have passed, or have had motions defeated to come and explain where their BDS motions are at.

The full motion we are putting and have asked councillors to pass is here.

Only Greens councillor Sylvie Ellsmore has committed to speaking to the motion, although all councillors have been contacted.

Call 0403 517 266 to assist.

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