Boycotts, Divestments and Sanctions (BDS)

BDS Monitor Live – Sep 13, 2022

The fall semester begins with BDS at the center of campus and national politics. BDS supporting candidates had mixed results in primaries but key figures were successful and will likely be reelected in November. On campus a series of lawsuits…

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Many BDS supporters defeated in Democratic primaries as ratings agency bias against Israel draws legal scrutiny. Universities and student groups hit with student lawsuits over BDS support and campus antisemitism.

Introduction The brief August flare up between Israel and Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) produced a predictable but short spate of BDS activity. PIJ’s undeniable responsibility for Palestinian civilian casualties and rapid Israeli messaging campaigns blunted the impact except on hardcore…

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