Tagged: BDS

ACCRIP votes to recommend divestment News & Analysis
Olivia Burdette, Brown Daily Harold

ACCRIP votes to recommend divestment

In a major step forward for the student-led movement pushing US colleges to divest from Israel, Brown University's Advisory Committee on Corporate Responsibility voted yesterday to divest from companies complicit in upholding Israel's apartheid regime.

about 6 days ago
Israel’s Top Court Upholds Expulsion of Human Rights Watch Director Over BDS Support News & Analysis
Noa Landau, Haaretz

Israel’s Top Court Upholds Expulsion of Human Rights Watch Director Over BDS Support

Israel’s Supreme Court just gave the green light for the deportation of Human Rights Watch Jerusalem director Omar Shakir. Israel is waging a war on free speech and dissent, trying to cover up its crimes.

on November 5, 2019
Norway’s capital Oslo is banning Israeli settlement goods and services News & Analysis
BDS Movement

Norway’s capital Oslo is banning Israeli settlement goods and services

Norway's capital Oslo joins five other municipalities in Norway, and one county council, in banning goods and services produced in illegal Jewish-only Israeli settlements built on Palestinian land.

on October 29, 2019
Anti-BDS group backed by Adelson heads to 6 countries outside US News & Analysis
Eric Cortellessa, Times of Israel

Anti-BDS group backed by Adelson heads to 6 countries outside US

Right-wing Republican Sheldon Adelson funds the Maccabee Task Force which surveils Palestinian solidarity activists across the US. But starting this year, the Task Force will expand its threats to human rights activists outside the US in 6 other countries.

on October 8, 2019
Arye Deri Moves to Depor BDS Founder Barghouti News & Analysis
Lahav Harkov, Jerusalem Post

Arye Deri Moves to Depor BDS Founder Barghouti

Israel's interior minister Arye Deri announced his plans to revoke the citizenship of Palestinian author, human rights activist, and co-founder of BDS, Omar Barghouti, “I plan to act quickly to revoke Omar Barghouti’s resident status in Israel."

on October 7, 2019
I was stopped from speaking out against Israel’s crimes… Op-Eds & Analysis
Omar Barghouti, The Independent

I was stopped from speaking out against Israel’s crimes…

BDS co-founder Omar Barghouti: There have always been attempts to muzzle our voices, and to break our spirits and bodies, but wherever we live, at home or in exile, Palestinians remain steadfast.

on September 23, 2019
Appraising the B.D.S. Movement Op-Eds & Analysis
The New York Times

Appraising the B.D.S. Movement

Is it effective or misguided? Is it anti-Semitic? Readers are divided over boycotting Israel to protest its treatment of Palestinians.

on August 22, 2019
Palestinian Women Artists Ask Madonna to Cancel Eurovision Culture
IMEU

Palestinian Women Artists Ask Madonna to Cancel Eurovision

In the following letter to Madonna, over 50 Palestinian women artists came together to ask her to “support us now in our quest for freedom, justice, and equality -- and the right to thrive as artists.”

on May 13, 2019
How the Battle Over Israel and Anti-Semitism Is Fracturing American Politics Op-Eds & Analysis
Nathan Thrall, The New York Times

How the Battle Over Israel and Anti-Semitism Is Fracturing American Politics

The growing prominence of the B.D.S. movement — and the backlash to it — is widening fault lines from college campuses to Capitol Hill.

on April 3, 2019
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