UN – either endorse the UN-ESCWA report on Israeli apartheid or disprove it.

The report released by UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UN-ESCWA), was compiled by distinguished internationally recognised academics, and after indepth research,...

In letter, Palestinians urge Richard Gere to cancel Israel visit

We, Palestinian performing arts organizations, are writing from Palestine to urge Richard Gere to cancel his upcoming participation in the Jerusalem movie premier of...

Radiohead: Do not lend your voice and art to oppression

Palestinians urge Radiohead to cancel their 19 July concert in Israel and respect the cultural boycott picket line. Read full text of letter: https://bdsmovement.net/Radiohead-Letter Please sign petition: https://actionsprout.io/AFAD07

Campaign reminder Tell the FIFA president to show Israel the red card

Israel deliberately destroys Palestinian football stadiums and detains Palestinian players. Meanwhile, Israel allows six teams based in illegal settlements to play in its national...

Defend five Spanish activists persecuted for supporting Palestinian rights

Campaign for freedom of expression and against decriminalization of solidarity with Palestine We, human rights defenders from different backgrounds who support the nonviolent struggle of the...

Campaign call– Act urgently to make a difference

EU should suspend economic relations until Israel respects international law In the wake of Israel's approval of the settlement expansion bill which legalises 4000 homes...

TAKE ACTION : Urgent call to free longest-serving Palestinian prisoner Nael Barghouthi

Palestinian prisoner Nael Barghouthi, 59 has been imprisoned for 36 years in Israeli jails, and he is the longest-held Palestinian political prisoner. Today, on...

Stop Israeli military detention

Israel has the dubious distinction of being the only country in the world that systematically prosecutes around 700 children in military courts each year. Three...

No way to treat a child

The No Way to Treat a Child campaign seeks to challenge Israel's prolonged military occupation of Palestinians by exposing widespread and systematic ill-treatment of Palestinian...

Aerosmith: boycott apartheid Israel!

We, citizens of the world, are asking Aerosmith to heed the Palestinian civil society's call for boycott, divestments and sanctions (BDS) in Israel until...

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Where do you stand on Palestine?

Palestine Update 329 Comments Where do you stand on Palestine? In today’s edition of Palestine Updates, we pose this question to readers via a powerful poem by...

Comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable

Palestine Update 328 Comments Comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable The hypocritical comfort with which the international community bypasses responsibility over Israel illegalities in Palestinian territories...

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Palestine Update 327 News snippets What follows is a collection of articles that once more show how tough the occupation is and what hardship means for...