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
We discuss the nature of Israel’s military occupation of Palestine and how it is sustained by its ties with regimes in the global south.
BDS is a grassroots movement, and is made powerful by ordinary people like us, standing in solidarity with the Palestinian struggle in extraordinary ways.
Senators Ben Cardin (Democrat) Rob Portman (Republican) tried to include the bill that penalizes companies and organizations that boycott Israel in a larger omnibus spending bill to avert a government shutdown
PHM-MENA said the conduct of the International Association of Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy’s conference in Tel Aviv in June 2019 implied “acceptance of the policies and behaviors of the Israeli occupation state”
Susan Abulhawa, who is an active supporter of the BDS movement, was sent to a detention center in Tel Aviv and then forced to depart to New York after Israeli authorities said she did not have the right documents. She had come to attend a literary festival.