All Articles on BDS

'Big Mistake': Progressives Slam Biden Campaign for Dismissal of Muslim-American Advocate Linda Sarsour
"Weaponizing the charge of 'anti-Semitism' to silence criticism of Israel is despicable," said activist Ady Barkan.
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President Donald Trump, right, looks over to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, left, during an event in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 28. (Photo: Susan Walsh/AP) Views
Why Is the Democratic Party So Timid on Palestinian Rights?
We will continue to push Democrats to recognize reality and oppose Israel’s occupation.
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A man holding a Palestinian flag and a placard that says, Palestinian Lives Matter, during a demonstration in Amsterdam. Hundreds of people gathered at the Museumplein in support of Palestine and against Israels plans to annex parts of the West Bank in Gaza on June 14th. (Photo by Ana Fernandez/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) Views
Black Lives Matter and Lessons From Palestine
Lessons from the Palestinian struggle can be crucial for the success of the anti-racism uprising in the United States.
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Let’s hope this letter from over 100 organizations shows Biden the widespread support for him to shed his ”Israel-right-or-wrong” position and instead openly and explicitly distinguish right from wrong. (Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images) Views
Will Biden Remain Tone Deaf to Palestinian Rights?
Biden’s unconditional support for Israel’s rightwing government is not only less and less popular among Americans, but it guarantees continued repression against Palestinians and continued unrest in the region.
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A woman in Toulouse, France shows a placard reading 'Stop to the slaughter in Gaza, stop to the accomplice silence of all Macron' on May 12, 2018. Several associations and organizations called for a peace march in support of Palestine and Palestinians as the 70th birthday of the creation of the state of Israel and the Naqba (catastrophe for Palestinians) approach. News
In Landmark Ruling, European Court of Human Rights Sides With BDS Movement Over French Government
"This momentous court ruling is a decisive victory for freedom of expression, for human rights defenders, and for the BDS movement for Palestinian freedom, justice, and equality."
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Prominent international critics have called Israel’s Jews-only settlements, as well as segregated roads and other infrastructure, a form of apartheid.  (Photo: The West Bank settlement of Givat Zeev is pictured in late December, 2016) Views
UN Publishes List of Companies Profiting from Israel’s Illegal Settlements in Palestine
Prominent international critics have called Israel’s Jews-only settlements, as well as segregated roads and other infrastructure, a form of apartheid.
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At this point, sticking to the two-state vision—an impossible solution—simply means the continuation of occupation, colonisation and apartheid. (Photo: Alex Christy/Flickr) Views
One State: A Vision for Palestinians That Is Not Trump's
We need to move away from the idea of a two-state solution and embrace the vision of one secular, democratic state.
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Netanyahu and Trump at the White House, Jan. 27, 2020. (Photo: Screenshot) Views
Palestinians Brace for the Worst Ahead of Trump’s 'Peace Plan'
It is largely understood that the deal will be heavily pro-Israel.
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Rep. Rashida Tlaib addressing the House of Representatives on H.Res.326. (Photo: Screenshot) Views
The Last Decade Brought the Conflict to the U.S., and That Is Progress
Mainstream politicians are talking about BDS and Zionism. A portion of the Democratic Party is firmly committed to Palestinian human rights, because the Democratic base is demanding it.
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"Over the past 16 years, Israel’s army has killed on average 11 children a month." (Photo: Alberto Hugo Rojas/flickr/cc) Views
A Decade in Review: Palestinians Who Stood Out, and Took a Stand, Over the Last 10 Years
While the political situation often seems bleak and hopeless, these Palestinians, these changemakers, continue to try to make a difference, no matter how big or small, in the hopes that they can do better for their community.
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