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General News    H3'ed 5/25/17

Day 40, Urgent Call for Palestinian Hunger Strike and Advocate for a Military Embargo of Israel

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Hundreds of Palestinian political prisoners are now approaching their critical sixth week on hunger strike, and they have made an urgent appeal for international solidarity. As they hit Day 40 of their courageous Dignity Strike on May 26, the Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC) calls for intensifying global Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaigns to amplify the prisoners’ legitimate and just demands.

In particular, the BNC BDS calls for immediate international action toward implementing a comprehensive military embargo on Israel, similar to that imposed against apartheid South Africa in the past.

 International bodies – including banks, private military corporations, research centers, universities and governments – must stop enabling Israel...

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