Anti BDS

Federal Judge Blocks Texas Anti-BDS Law

The wall between the West Bank and East Jerusalem — in Texas, silence is also golden when it comes to criticizing Israel.DZarzycka/iStock Texas’ law banning government agencies from doing business with people or other businesses that support the boycott, divestment…

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Everything You Wanted to Know about Anti-BDS Laws, Part I

I’ve perhaps never seen as much misinformation and bad legal analysis regarding a given issue than about state laws that require state contractors to certify that they do not boycott Israel or those who do business with Israel, otherwise known…

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Students at Large German University Condemn BDS as Antisemitic

Main building of University of Cologne, by architect Adolf Abel, 1934. (photo credit: TIM ‘AVATAR’ BARTEL/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS) The University of Cologne’s student parliament passed a resolution against the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign targeting the Jewish state because BDS is…

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llinois investment board says Airbnb West Bank ban is illegal

Illinois officials say that Airbnb’s ban on lodging listings in the disputed West Bank violates state law. The Investment Policy Board’s vote Wednesday followed Gov. Bruce Rauner’s request last month. He sought a review of Airbnb’s decision to remove 200…

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BDS Declared Illegal for All Cities in Chile

Hernán López, Executive Director of CCHIL (Left) and Gabriel Colodro, President of CCHIL (right). (photo credit: CCHIL) It is illegal for municipalities to boycott Israel, the Chilean National Comptroller determined this week. The comptroller’s decision followed complaints from Shai Agosin…

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