BDS News

5 Reasons to Reject BDS – Alan Dershowitz

Harvard Professor of Law Alan Dershowitz shares 5 key reasons why every decent person should reject the BDS movement against Israel. This video was proudly sponsored by the Israel Britain Alliance.

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BDS’ latest target: Israeli banks

Bank Hapoalim / Flash 90 A new stage of the BDS movement’s war against the Jewish state is now underway, as anti-Israel groups convince financial advisors to divest from Israeli banks and financial institutions. According to a Channel 20 report, BDS activists…

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Israel Bars Entry of Dublin’s Mayor Over BDS Ties

The city center of Dublin, Ireland. Crispin Rodwell / Bloomberg Israel announced on Tuesday it had barred Dublin Lord Mayor Mícheál Mac Donncha from entering the country – while he was already in the West Bank city of Ramallah after having…

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Pro-Palestine students want Swarthmore to ban Sabra Hummus

The Swarthmore College Students for Justice in Palestine chapter is trying to get the administration to forbid the sale of Sabra Hummus on campus because of the company’s ties to Israel. The SJP petition alleges that Sabra Hummus financially supports…

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German LGBT group closes bank account to protest BDS activity

The Cologne-based Bank for Social Economy will be forbidden to conduct business with the city of Frankfurt – Germany’s financial capital – because of the bank’s accounts for boycott groups targeting Israel, Frankfurt Deputy Mayor Uwe Becker told The Jerusalem Post.…

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German diplomats defend Kuwait Airways’ ‘no Israelis allowed’ policy

German diplomats have said accusations of antisemitism against Kuwait Airways for its practice of refusing Israeli passengers are exaggerated, triggering sharp criticism from the Simon Wiesenthal Center and a German lawyer who sued the airline. The statement defending state-owned Kuwait…

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New Amnesty leader calls BDS a tested “tool of resistance”

Amnesty International’s incoming secretary-general is calling the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement for Palestinian rights a “historically tested peaceful tool of resistance.” He is also urging Palestine solidarity campaigners to make more use of civil disobedience. Kumi Naidoo, who…

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