BDS News

Senior PA official asks EU to boycott settlement products

A senior Palestinian Authority official on Monday called on members of the European Union to institute a complete boycott on goods produced in Israeli West Bank settlements. Chief Palestinian peace negotiator Saeb Erekat, who also serves as secretary general of…

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How European pension funds sustain Israeli occupation

The five biggest European pension funds are conflicting with their governments’ official policies by investing in companies that do business in illegal Israeli settlements, analysts say. “If their citizens and their companies are directly undermining their governments’ foreign policy commitment…

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Is BDS a Bust?

In 2005, a coalition of organizations claiming to represent Palestinian civil society issued a call to boycott, divest from, and sanction Israel. Since then, the BDS movement has acted, in church organizations, on college campuses, and elsewhere, to make Israel…

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The Israelization of Antisemitism

In the 21st Century, criticism of Israel that is grounded in antisemitic thinking and aimed at Jews in general has become the dominant verbal form in which Judeophobic ideas are articulated and disseminated. Between 2002 and 2012, the Israeli Embassy…

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South Africa president tells people to not visit Israel

JOHANNESBURG President Jacob Zuma has urged South Africans to not visit Israel unless it is related to “fostering peace” in the region. Addressing thousands of supporters during the 105th birth anniversary of his ruling African National Congress (ANC) in the…

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