BDS Norway - A Network of Activists

BDS Norway - A Network of Activists

We are a network of activists who carry out actions and campaigns to promote BDS' goals in Norway. We are a politically and religiously independent movement that has the intention to create a common platform for all kind of activists of all ages. Our actions are based on non-violence and its main focus is to challenge Norwegian authorities and companies to introduce measures that will put pressure on Israel, in the form of boycotts, divestment and sanctions.

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Introducing the BDS Movement

 Introducing the BDS Movement

The global movement for a campaign of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) against Israel until it complies with international law and Palestinian rights was initiated by Palestinian civil society in 2005, and is coordinated by the Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC), established in 2007. BDS is a strategy that allows people of conscience to play an effective role in the Palestinian struggle for justice.

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Palestinian Civil Society Call for BDS

Palestinian Civil Society Call for BDS

We, representatives of Palestinian civil society, call upon international civil society organizations and people of conscience all over the world to impose broad boycotts and implement divestment initiatives against Israel similar to those applied to South Africa in the apartheid era. We appeal to you to pressure your respective states to impose embargoes and sanctions against Israel. We also invite conscientious Israelis to support this Call, for the sake of justice and genuine peace.

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BDS Victories

 BDS Victories

Following on from a similar round up published to mark five years of BDS, the Palestinian BDS National Committee, the broad Palestinian civil society coalition, has put together the following selection of highlights gives a taste of the spectacular growth of BDS in the period 2010-2012. The global reach of the BDS movement is maybe best highlighted by this year’s edition of the BDS Global Day of Action which took place in 23 countries and the fact that the 8th annual Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) was organized this year on campuses in 202 cities across the world, causing near panic in the Israeli public diplomacy ministry, which scrambled 100 envoys to counter IAW around the world.

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