Global anti-apartheid program of action

‘Intensify the global anti-apartheid movement against Israel and for Palestine’: Global Anti-Apartheid Conference program of action

The Global Anti-Apartheid Conference program of action encourages the establishment of activist, grassroots structures in every country to stop the genocide in Gaza.
Mandela Palestine

South African BDS Coalition’s Salim Vally: The global fight against apartheid Israel has reached a ‘tipping point’

Salim Vally discusses Israel’s war on Gaza and the global campaign against Israeli apartheid.
Global Anti-Apartheid Conference

Toward a global anti-apartheid movement for Palestine: Johannesburg declaration on Israel’s settler-colonialism, apartheid and genocide

The following is the outcome document from the Global Anti-Apartheid Conference held at Johannesburg, South Africa, 11-12 May 2024.
Palestine BDS supporting students

Palestinian BDS National Committee: Supporting the student-led solidarity mobilizations in their demands for boycott and divestment and against repression

Palestinians in Palestine and in exile are deeply grateful to the thousands of students who are building an unprecedented mass movement on US, European, Latin American, Australian and other campuses in solidarity with Palestinian liberation.
Against normalisation

Pro-Palestine solidarity and capitalist double-speak in the Middle East

Michael Pröbsting — Middle Eastern governments denounce Israel’s genocidal war against the Palestinian people in Gaza but refuse to rupture their economic relations with the Zionist state.

Boycott Israel

La Via Campesina calls for proactive boycott of Israeli goods, reiterates support for Global BDS campaign

In response to the genocidal war being waged on the people of Palestine, La Via Campesina reiterates its steadfast solidarity with the peasants, fisherfolk and working families of Palestine.

Green Party of Canada takes historic step of supporting BDS campaign against Israel

The Green Party of Canada have become the country’s first political party with parliamentary representation to support the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel. They also passed a resolution at the recent convention calling for the removal of the charitable status of the Jewish National Fund. Below, Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal is republishing two articles on the topic from ricochet by Canadian activists Derrick O’Keefe and Yves Engler that provide some context to this historic decision.

Decline and fall: The US SWP’s final embrace of Zionism

Israel blasts Gaza. The SWP’s response to the one-sided slaughter this summer illustrates the political and moral depths to which the group has descended.

By Art Young

September 18, 2014 – Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal -- At its peak in the 1960s and early 1970s the Socialist Workers Party (SWP) in the United States was the largest group to the left of the Communist Party and a major pole of attraction for radicalising youth. It was also the most dynamic and creative Marxist organisation in the USA.

The SWP of today bears no resemblance to that organisation. It now consists of a few hundred members and supporters, many of them in their 50s and older, together with a few dozen followers with the same demographic in other countries. Deliberately cutting itself off from most arenas of struggle, the SWP has little influence and few prospects for renewal. Like most left sects, its prime imperative appears to be the perpetuation of the sect and the position of its maximum leader, Jack Barnes.

Interview: Tariq Ali on Gaza, BDS, ISIS and Iraq

On August 11, 2014, the British left organisation Counterfire sponsored a public fo