BDS activist continues detention without charge
Witnesses also reported that youth who came out to demonstrate against the raid of the HDIP office, when they heard the commotion, were hit with sound bombs, tear gas and rubber coated steel bullets. Two protesters were injured. Ramallah is located within ‘Area A’, under the Oslo agreement, meaning supposedly Israeli forces have no jurisdiction however this is frequently ignored.
The BDS movement is modelled after the successful campaign to end apartheid in South Africa and calls for the boycott, divestment and sanctions against Israel until it complies with International Law and universal principals of Human Rights. The campaign has been increasingly successful which has resulted in a crackdown against BDS activists with within Palestine and internationally. For more information and to get involved go to https://bdsmovement.net/