Boycotts, Divestments and Sanctions (BDS)

Economic Warfare a Poor Strategy for PLO’s Abbas

It was a speech that few Middle East observers will forget. During his January 14 tirade before the PLO Central Council, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas delivered a slew of conspiratorial and anti-Semitic comments. Abbas accused Israel of deliberately creating a…

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Jewish group outraged by BDS founder’s address to E.U. Parliament

Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS – The American Jewish Committee condemned the European Parliament on Wednesday for hosting Omar Barghouti, the founder of the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement. Barghouti was invited to address the European Union’s legislature by the radical…

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How Germany deals with activist movements against Israel

On Monday German public radio said it would not air concerts by rock star Roger Waters due to his links to a boycott movement against Israel. Is this normal practice in the Bundesrepublik? Various local subsidiaries of German public broadcaster…

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BDS: The Bane in Spain

Angel Mas is president of ACOM, an organization fighting the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement in Spain. The views expressed here are his own. Intersectionality is the unnatural alliance of seemingly incompatible groups that defend contradictory positions. They unite in…

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Exposé: Children throughout Norway to collect millions for PA terror

School children throughout Norway will be sent out via “Operation Day’s Work” to collect millions for BDS NGO KFUK-KFUM Global (“Y Global”) to help mobilize protests against Israel. Norwegian newspaper the Aftenposten reported that revenues from this year’s Operation Day’s Work, which will take place…

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Iran’s Role in the Boycott Israel Campaign

The Boycott, Sanctions and Divestment movement, better known by the acronym BDS, targeting Israel has largely been viewed as a Palestinian- and Western European-driven campaign with the alleged goal of advancing Palestinian statehood. Yet the Islamic Republic of Iran’s key…

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