Tagged: Boycott

Florida Legislators: Criticizing Israel is Not Anti-Semitic News Roundup
Alan Levine and Donna Nevel, Orlando Sentinel

Florida Legislators: Criticizing Israel is Not Anti-Semitic

Around the country, legislators have sought to curry the support of pro-Israel voters by silencing and intimidating those who advocate on behalf of Palestinian rights.

about 1 day ago
Publisher Embroiled in Legal Battle With Arkansas Over Law Banning Israel Boycotts News & Analysis
Ben Kesslen, NBC News

Publisher Embroiled in Legal Battle With Arkansas Over Law Banning Israel Boycotts

One of more than 25 states to put anti-BDS legislation on the books, Arkansas is a battleground in a conflict that’s gone national.

about 3 weeks ago
Verizon. Pfizer. Bank of America. U.S. Corporations Are Funding Israeli Settlements. Op-Eds & Analysis
Alex Kane, In These Times

Verizon. Pfizer. Bank of America. U.S. Corporations Are Funding Israeli Settlements.

Tax records show that the foundations of well-known corporations are funding settlements that are considered illegal under international law.

on February 25, 2019
Angela Davis Says She’s ‘Stunned’ After Award Is Revoked Over Her Views on Israel News Roundup
Niraj Chokshi, The New York Times

Angela Davis Says She’s ‘Stunned’ After Award Is Revoked Over Her Views on Israel

Angela Davis, the activist and scholar, said this week that she was “stunned” after a civil rights group in her native Birmingham, Ala., reversed its decision to honor her with an award amid protests over her support for a boycott of Israel.

on January 9, 2019
The Controversy Over Laws Punishing Israel Boycotts, Explained Op-Eds & Analysis
Zack Beauchamp, Vox

The Controversy Over Laws Punishing Israel Boycotts, Explained

A bill encouraging a crackdown on the BDS movement just failed in the Senate.

on January 9, 2019
Israel Reacts With Anger to Airbnb Removing Rental Listings in West Bank Settlements News Roundup
Noa Tarnopolsky, Los Angeles Times

Israel Reacts With Anger to Airbnb Removing Rental Listings in West Bank Settlements

Israel has reacted with anger to Airbnb’s announcement that it will drop rental listings in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank.

on December 3, 2018
Airbnb To Remove Listings in Israel’s West Bank Settlements News Roundup
Dan Williams, Reuters

Airbnb To Remove Listings in Israel’s West Bank Settlements

Home-renting company Airbnb Inc said on Monday it would remove listings in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, a move Israel called a “wretched capitulation” to boycotters and Palestinians hailed as a step towards peace.

on December 3, 2018
Airbnb Just Deactivated Listings In Israeli Settlements In The West Bank And Israel Says Hosts Shoul News Roundup
Caroline O'Donovan, Buzzfeed

Airbnb Just Deactivated Listings In Israeli Settlements In The West Bank And Israel Says Hosts Shoul

After years of protest, Airbnb is pulling out of Israeli settlements in the West Bank, and Israel’s tourism minister is encouraging hosts to sue.

on December 3, 2018
Airbnb To Take Rentals in Israeli West Bank Settlements Off Website News Roundup
Oliver Holmes, The Guardian

Airbnb To Take Rentals in Israeli West Bank Settlements Off Website

Airbnb has said it will remove from its website all properties in Israeli settlements built on the occupied Palestinian territories in the West Bank, after years of accusations that the company was benefitting from rentals in the illegal outposts.

on December 3, 2018
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