Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS)

Palestine webinar Barghouti Loewenstein

Palestinian human rights activist and co-founder of the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions movement, Omar Barghouti was joined by author and journalist Antony Loewenstein for a webinar, hosted by Jews Against the Occupation and the Tzedek Collective. Jim McIlroy and Laurie MacSween report.

Boycott film

Many US states have passed laws penalising companies that use boycotts to pressure Israel on its human rights record, writes Selma Dabbagh. Julia Bacha’s 2021 documentary Boycott tells the story of these efforts to stifle dissent.

Palestine labour solidarity

Palestinian trade unions are urging the international labour movement to take action in support of the Palestinian-led movement against Israeli occupation, colonisation and apartheid, reports Kerry Smith.

Roger Waters

The final concert in Roger Waters's “This Is Not a Drill” tour across Europe has been cancelled, reports Vijay Prashad and Katie Halper.

More than 150 people from across Australia and New Zealand attended the Palestine Solidarity Conference to discuss how to raise public awareness about Palestinian human rights and oppression. Michael Bull reports.

The the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance definition blurs the distinction between anti-Jewish racism and criticism of Israel, argues Jake Lynch.

Palestine flag

A US$1.2 billion contract between Google, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and the Israeli government provides cloud services for the Israeli apartheid state to spy on Palestinians, reports Ramzy Baroud.

Sydney Festival artists support BDS campaign

There has been an overwhelming response by artists to the call to boycott the Sydney Festival over its partnership with apartheid Israel, writes Vivienne Porzsolt.

Bernard Regan reports that Britain's peak union body adopted a motion at its annual conference, reaffirming its solidarity with the Palestinian people's struggle against Israeli apartheid.

For almost two weeks, Israeli military forces have bombed Gaza, terrorising its two million Palestinian inhabitants. In response, the Palestinian Boycott Divestment and Sanctions National Committee released the following statement.

The European Court of Human Rights struck a major blow to Israel’s efforts to silence its critics on June 11, writes Ali Abunimah, when it overturned the criminal convictions against 11 Palestinian rights activists in France.

“At the moment we’re looking at a people lacking the control that allows them to function as a society — water, the freedom to travel, the basic right to safety,” said Martin Sundram, delegate for the Artists’ Union of England (AUE) at the annual congress of the British trade union movement.