Boycotts, Divestments and Sanctions (BDS)

Sajid Javid launches blistering attack on Israel boycott

Britain will celebrate the centenary of the Balfour Declaration with pride, a senior government minister has told a group of Jewish leaders from around the world. Sajid Javid, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, said the government would…

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German cities split with ‘anti-Semitic’ BDS boycott movement

For over ten years, an international network of protest against Israeli policy toward the Palestinians has existed: the “Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions” (BDS) movement. It began in 2005 when numerous Palestinian organizations expressed extensive criticism of Israeli policy towards the Palestinians. Internationally, the…

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Berlin mayor pledges crackdown on BDS

Berlin’s mayor will block the use of city venues and funds by groups or event organizers that support the boycott movement against Israel. The move, announced Wednesday, followed pressure by the Los Angeles-based Simon Wiesenthal Center, which had threatened to put Berlin Mayor…

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Congress Shouldn’t Silence Human Rights Advocates

Members of Congress are currently considering a bill that threatens to silence the growing support for the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement for Palestinian freedom and human rights, known as B.D.S. This draconian bill, the Israel Anti-Boycott Act, threatens individuals and…

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