If you’re interested in learning more about the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement, here are a some resources that offer more in-depth information.
For in-depth information, analysis and statements about BDS, visit bdsmovement.net, the official website of the Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC).
For information about the academic and cultural boycott of Israel, visit the website of the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic & Cultural Boycott of Israel.
Who Profits investigates the commercial involvement of companies in the continuing Israeli control over Palestinian and Syrian land, and publishes information about these companies, produces in-depth reports, and serves as an information centre.
American Friends Service Committee’s Investigate lets you know what you own as the first first step to aligning your investments with your values. This includes companies complicit in Israeli war crimes through companies involved in mass incarceration, immigrant detention and surveillance, military occupation, or the border industry.
Our database includes original research and lists over 150 company and industry profiles. Learn how companies profit from and support state violence. Then use this knowledge to create change.
The US Campaign for Palestinian Rights (formerly The US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation) has a BDS campaign centre on its website, with information on active US and international campaigns and activist resources.
The Electronic Intifada maintains an Activism and BDS section on its website, offering news about popular struggle, international solidarity and boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) activism. It also features frequent news articles on BDS.
Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions: The Global Struggle for Palestinian Rights by Omar Barghouti
International boycott, divestment, and sanctions efforts helped topple South Africa’s brutal apartheid regime. In this urgent book, Omar Barghouti makes the case for a rights-based BDS campaign to stop Israel’s rapacious occupation, colonization, and apartheid against the Palestinian people. This collection contributes to the growing debate on Israel’s violations of international law and points the way forward to a united global civil society movement for freedom, justice, self-determination, and equality for all.
The Case for Sanctions Against Israel
Edited by Audrea Lim, with contributions by Mustafa Barghouthi, Omar Barghouti, Dalit Baum, Angela Davis, Noura Erakat, Naomi Klein, Ilan Pappe, and others.
This essential book considers all sides of the movement—including detailed comparisons with the South African experience—and contains contributions from both sides of the separation wall, along with a stellar list of international commentators.