Updates from the palestinian BDS (France)
The article is not only about the right to BDS. It also discusses how international human rights law has, in general, been rendered meaningless and even oppressive. It uses the example of the BDS movement to show that, nevertheless, there is still a way to utilize its progressive potential.
Tourism to Israel fell again in 2016, continuing a negative trend that began with the
Boycott, divestment and sanctions campaigners in France are welcoming their government’s decision not to spend more than $100 million on Israeli drones.
Around 200 leading legal experts have signed a statement defending the Palestinian Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions movement (BDS) as a lawful exercise of freedom of expression.
Support for BDS has not only continued to grow - it has accelerated.
The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement and its worldwide partners are celebrating the withdrawal of the huge French corporation Veolia from the Jerusalem Light Rail (JLR), an illegal rail system built to facilitate the growth and expansion of Israeli colonial settlements on occupied Palestinian territory.