SPME BDS Monitor

BDS used by American Muslim organization in bid for publicity, community leadership. Pushback from pro-peace advocates blunts campus impacts. European regulations cut Israeli imports from West Bank

Introduction BDS in September built on the summer’s conflict in Gaza, with a variety of efforts to condemn and isolate Israel in academia. European economic threats against Israel in order to force Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations have also intensified after the…

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Israel’s War with Hamas Reinvigorates BDS Movement

In July and August 2014, Israel’s recent war with Hamas in Gaza created a massive upswing in worldwide Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) activity. Economic boycotts of Israel were the most obvious, together with massive anti-Israel, anti-Semitic demonstrations in the…

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SPME BDS Monitor Report, Vol. 8

Introduction The modern boycott, divestment and sanctions movement originated with 2001 United Nations World Conference Against Racism, known as Durban II. The “Durban Strategy” of isolating and vilifying Israel has propagated through non-governmental organizations, academia and media. But economic boycotts…

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