BDS activist continues detention without charge

BDS activist continues detention without charge

On the 3rd of December the Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network (Samidoun) reported that an Israeli military court has postponed a hearing on the detention of Saleh Khawaja, Secretary of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC) and a leader…

A note on BDS from "Occupation: The enemy of religions and humanity"

A note on BDS from “Occupation: The enemy of religions and humanity”

This is another report from the two-day conference in Nabi Saleh “Occupation, the enemy of humanity and religions”.  The second day began with a very good introduction to the BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) movement by Jamal Juma from Stop…

Ramadan Tov: Don't Eat Israeli Products for Iftar

Ramadan Tov: Don’t Eat Israeli Products for Iftar

“Ramadan Tov” read the posters, held by supporters of the Palestinian internal boycott, about forty of whom had gathered for a demonstration in the West Bank town of Salfit. The poster featured a picture of an Israeli soldier, in full combat gear, holding out a tray filled with household goods: Ein Gedi bottled water, Tnuva yogurt, Tapuzina juice. The use of the word “Tov”, Hebrew for “happy”, underscored the meaning of the posters: if you buy food for Ramadan from Israeli companies, the profits would go back into Israeli society, and tax coffers, and eventually benefit the occupying army.