Results for: Boycott

In the News

The Dutch government has rejected calls to cease funding organizations that advocate a boycott of Israel.

In the News

This letter was published in the NY Review of Books. Please read here a response to the letter. 

Open Letter

Palestinian Arts Community sends an open letter to Pia Maria Roll and Marius von der Fehr on Norway's brilliant "National Apology" efforts.

October 3, 2016
In the News

FIFA is rightly proud of the work it does to support football development in Palestine.  We call on FIFA to condemn the demolitions in Umm Al Khair, and to defend the right of Palestinians throughout the Occupied Territories to live lives free of criminal terror and deprivation.

Open Letter

Carlos Santana did not respond to numerous appeals from conscientious fans and went ahead with his Tel Aviv concert

Update

The decision to establish this anti-BDS task force was made by Strategic Affairs Minister Gilad Erdan and Interior Minister Arye Dery.

Analysis

G overnors have significant authority in issuing executive orders, and in many situations, they do so to circumvent legislative roadblocks.

July 3, 2016
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In 2005 the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israeli apartheid, occupation and colonialism started with a call by Palestinian civil society. The initiative is based on the understanding that once the profits Israeli economy reaps from the occupation, a new process of resistance and of change will have started.

June 10, 2016
Analysis

ONE OF THE greatest free speech threats in the West is the growing, multi-nation campaign literally to outlaw advocacy of boycotting Israel. People get arrested in Paris — the site of the 2015 “free speech” (for Muslim critics) rally — for wearing pro-boycott T-shirts. Pro-boycott students on U.S. campuses — where the 1980s boycott of apartheid South Africa flourished — are routinely sanctioned for violating anti-discrimination policies. Canadian officials have threatened to criminally prosecute boycott advocates.

June 8, 2016
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June 2, 2016