Bernie Sanders has objected to the pro-Israel lobby group’s history of offering a platform for “intolerance” and “bigotry” directed against the Palestinian people
A monthly protest was held outside Puma’s flagship store in London as part of the ongoing campaign
The case was filed over Georgia’s “pro-Israel” law that requires independent contractors to sign a pledge against the boycott of Israel. Martin refused to sign the pledge on the grounds that it infringes upon her right to speech and expression.
The Palestinian Boycott Divestment and Sanctions movement for freedom, justice and equality continued to grow in scale and impact in 2019
The pro-Israel move by the Boris Johnson-led government in the country is being viewed as an attempt to deny Labour-controlled local bodies’ right to boycott Israeli products
27 states of the United States have introduced laws and policies to outlaw the boycott of Israel, despite federal courts in three states having already ruled such laws as unconstitutional.
The resolution is significant as senior leaders of Omar’s Democratic Party had earlier introduced a non-binding anti-BDS resolution drafted by AIPAC for the current session
The decision is made following strong public backlash and petitions by the BDS movement.
Palestinians held rallies, strikes, and marches across the West Bank and Gaza on Tuesday. These actions, along with similar protests in the region, are expected to continue on Wednesday
Puma has struck a four-year sponsorship deal with the Israeli Football Association.
The report details how companies like Airbnb, TripAdvisor, etc are disregarding human rights and international law by ‘legitimizing’ illegal Israeli settlements for profit
The Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act allows State and local governments to withhold contracts from companies and individuals that participate in the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel