Shakir has been ordered to leave the country by the interior ministry, which has applied the 2017 amendment to the 2011 Prevention of Entry into Israel law, for the first time. He is accused of being involved in BDS activity
The protests started when students who were peacefully protesting against the university’s collaboration with the Israeli state were given a show-cause notice.
The German city of Dortmund withdrew the award it had conferred on Kamila Shamsie, citing her support to the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement
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 two legislators were set to travel to the Israeli-occupied Palestinian territories in the West Bank and East Jerusalem next week
The resolution condemns the non-violent BDS movement while claiming to recognize an individual’s right to protest and boycott
The BDS movement said the resolution of the German parliament declaring it anti-Semitic was contradictory to international law and German democracy
Israeli Apartheid Week was marked in over 200 cities and more than 80 events were held in 40 cities in Europe, North America, and Palestine. The events included protests, lectures, film screenings, and cultural events. Additional events were held in Asia, Africa, and Latin America.
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
The unprecedented proximity between India and Israel in the last five years are based on a clear alliance of Hindutva (Hindu religious identity-based fundamentalism) and Zionism
Imen from the French chapter of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement joined Peoples Dispatch for a discussion on how her organization is contributing to the larger struggle against Israeli apartheid.