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14 February 2018
Australian Friends of Palestine Association
BDS (Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions) Movement Update
~ Pink Floyd member, Roger Waters, does BDS interview on The Project
~ Adelaide BDS group perform 'Blood Diamonds' parody
~ Israel holds international anti-BDS conference
and ICYMI... Virgin Atlantic removes word 'Palestinian' from menu after complaints
End Israel's Military Detention
Roger Waters speaking at the 'Roger Waters on Palestine' event in Melbourne on Friday, 9 Feb 2018. [Photo: Ros O'Gorman]
Roger Waters
The Project, 09 Feb 2018
Waleed Aly sits down for a one-on-one chat with Pink Floyd's Roger Waters, as they discuss his incredible career, if this will be his final tour, and his thoughts on Israel.
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See also Roger Waters talk in Melbourne about Palestine and BDS >>
Blood Diamond Protest
AFOPA YouTube, 13 Feb 2018
Watch the awesome Adelaide BDS group perform a parody of the renowned Carol Channing song, "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend", in support of the 'Diamond-Free Oscars' Campaign.
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Find out more about the Diamond-Free Oscars campaign here >>
Israel holds international conference against BDS
Middle East Monitor, 06 Feb 2018
"Quds Press news site reported Israeli media saying that the Ministry of Strategic Affairs organised the conference in cooperation with the Israeli Bar Association and the International Judicial Institute. Israeli media said that 200 legal experts from 24 countries were invited to the conference to develop strategies “to contain the growing influence of the movement”...
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And in case you missed it...
Virgin Atlantic in Palestinian couscous row
BBC News, 14 Feb 2018
Virgin Atlantic has found itself at the centre of a social media row after removing the word Palestinian from an in-flight meal following complaints. A couscous-style salad had been described on a menu as "inspired by the flavours of Palestine". Pro-Israel social media users called for a boycott of the airline, saying it pandered to Palestinian supporters. However, the airline's decision to remove the terms sparked a fresh backlash from Palestinian sympathisers.
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Diamond-Free Oscars
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