Peoples Dispatch talks to Arafat Bdarny, secretary-general of the Israeli Communist Youth
A French court had convicted 11 BDS activists for ‘incitement to economic discrimination’ after they organized a boycott protest against Israel outside a supermarket in France during the Israeli invasion of Gaza in 2009-10
Women leading justice movements worldwide recognize more and more Israel’s involvement in systems that oppress them. They increasingly see the Palestinian call for a military embargo on Israel as not just a demand by Palestinians, but also as linked to their own liberation and justice struggles.
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 cooperation between India and Israel has deepened under the current regime, and the volume of arms import by India reflects that, along with growing security cooperation.
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