Tag: BDS

Solidarity movement continues to grow – #GazaA9 protest round up

Yesterday once again saw a massive turn out at demonstrations in solidarity with Palestine. In London, Stop the War report that 150,000 people marched in the biggest ever UK protest for Gaza. Shanice McBean...

NUS executive votes to back BDS boycott campaign against Israel

(picture of #nus4bds campaigners by Aaron Kiely, NUS executive member, via Facebook) The NUS national executive committee today voted 23-18 with 1 abstention to adopt a Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions policy against Israel. Fantastic that #NUSNEC has...

A bluffer’s guide to boycotting Israel

A handy one-stop-shop for all the arguments you'll need to argue for the growing Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israeli apartheid

Hitting Hamas hard

Estelle Cooch takes a brief look at the origins of Israel's latest assault on Gaza and argues there is more to it than humanitarian crisis Amidst the flood of Israeli propaganda that has polluted the papers...

Gaza solidarity from Salford to Sydney

Estelle Cooch reports: Many were astonished by the size and speed with which the Gaza protests emerged last week. The recent crisis has been a turning point for media coverage of the conflict. The New York...

Protest against Israeli terror in Palestine: 5 July, London

Palestinians are facing a horrific escalation of racism and violence as the Israeli state pursues a strategy of collective punishment following the abduction and murder of three Israeli settlers. Dave Randall writes: On Wednesday, Palestinian...

BDS is about justice, not antisemitism

Israel creates myths in order to perpetuate the occupation. The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement can help bring about the end of the apartheid regime.

Scarlett, Soda Stream and shifting sands

The crisis over Soda Stream has been picked up by media across the world, with more people now aware of their illegal activities and about the BDS campaign in general.