Updates from the palestinian BDS (USA)
McCarthy era anti-Communist loyalty tests have been relegated to the dustbin of history. The same must apply to government requests that employees certify they're not engaged in a boycott of Israel.
Bill S720 seeks to prohibit any U.S. person from supporting the United Nations call to boycott companies that support Israeli activities in the territories it occupied in the 1967 war.
The Democratic Socialists of America, which gathered this weekend in Chicago for its biennial convention, passed a resolution on Saturday to endorse the BDS movement. The vote in favor was so overwhelming, more than 90 percent supported the resolution. It marked the first time in the group’s 35-year history that it has taken a position on the issue.
The Democratic Socialists of America passed a resolution to endorse the BDS movement. The vote in favor was overwhelming.
Earlier this week, the ACLU sent a letter to members of Congress opposing the
Open letter from 46 artists, including Thurston Moore, Roger Waters and Peter Kosminsky, as well as Archbishop Desmond Tutu says, 'Respect Palestinian call for a boycott of Israel, don’t play Tel Aviv on July 19.'
Students hold signs reading "Brand Apartheid" during Brand Israel event at New York University.