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.
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.