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Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) Campaigns

Over 15 years ago, over 170 Palestinian civil society organizations called for a worldwide BDS campaign. Who Profits is an independent research center that investigates the commercial involvement of Israeli and international corporations in the Israeli occupation of Palestine and Syria. It provides first-rate information on companies and can be helpful when making BDS decisions. They also publish a newsletter. Information about BDS actions can be found at the following sites:

The Palestinian BDS National Committee focuses on:
Academic boycotts
Cultural boycotts
Economic boycotts
Solidarity with Palestinian students
Apartheid-free zones
Joining a BDS campaign

The US Campaign for Palestinian Rights focuses on:
Ending U.S. funding of the Israeli detention of children (e.g., HR 2407, introduced by Rep. Betty McCollum)
Supporting church divestment
Boycotting Hewlett-Packard
Challenging apartheid travel
Supporting (and starting) municipal divestment and boycott campaigns

Friends of Sabeel North America (FOSNA) focuses on:
Protecting Palestinian children

Who Profits focuses on:
Identifying companies that profit from the Israeli occupation
Providing a database of complicit companies
Publishing updates and reports

Jewish Voice for Peace focuses on:
U.S. laws that ban boycotting Israel
Legislative advocacy
Encouraging student organizing