Category Archives: Boycott, Divestment Sanctions BDS

US bill on Israel boycotts sets up free speech battle

Jpost – BDS Threat By Michael Wilner / July 30, 2017 WASHINGTON — Earlier this month, one of America’s largest civil liberties organizations announced opposition to a congressional bill that would target international efforts to boycott, divest and sanction Israel, … Continue reading

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Text of the Law Drafted by the Political Committee of the Arab League

Text of the Law Drafted by the Political Committee of the Arab League Summary In 1947, the Political Committee of the Arab League (League of Arab States) drafted a law which was to govern the legal status of Jewish residents … Continue reading

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German Chancellor Merkel’s party labels BDS antisemitic

Jpost-Diaspora By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL \12/07/2016 The anti-BDS motion is a setback for BDS activists. German Chancellor Angela Merkel. (photo credit:REUTERS) Germany’s Christian Democratic Union party on Wednesday passed a resolution opposing the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions movement because the anti-Israel action … Continue reading

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Palestinian lawmaker: Israel’s settlement legalization bill a ‘declaration of war’

Jpost – Arab-Israeli Conflict By BEN LYNFIELD \12/06/2016 A prominent Palestinian legislator on Tuesday condemned the Knesset’s passage on preliminary reading of the Regulation Bill legalizing settler housing units built on private Palestinian land, terming it a “declaration of war” … Continue reading

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Republican and Democratic legislators introduce joint anti-BDS bill to US Congress

Jpost Diaspora By DANIELLE ZIRI \11/15/2016 NEW YORK – U.S. Representatives Republican Peter J. Roskam from Illinois and Democrat Juan Vargas from California introduced to the US Congress on Monday the Protecting Israel Against Economic Discrimination Act, a bill aiming … Continue reading

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“Boycott, Divestment and Sanction”

A Jordanian opposition leader is charging that the activists behind the “Boycott, Divestment and Sanction” campaign against Israel are racists, according to a report in Joseph Farah’s G2 Bulletin. “BDS claims to target Israel because Israel oppresses the Palestinians. If … Continue reading

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Pro-BDS resolution passes at Portland State University

Jpost Diaspora By JTA \10/27/2016 Portland State University’s student senate passed a resolution urging divestment from companies that “profit from human rights violations” by Israel against Palestinians. The resolution passed Monday with 22 votes in favor, two against and one … Continue reading

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