Idaho & West Virginia have just passed AIPAC promoted legislation against BDS, the international boycott against Israel over its human rights abuses. The government of Israel has been leading the effort against BDS; in 2017 it approved $72 million to combat the human rights campaign… 33 states have now passed anti-BDS legislation
Pillsbury is doing business in illegal Israeli settlements & profiting from Israel’s war crimes, and a member of the PIllsbury family is calling for boycott of his own family’s products.
In the second important win for Palestinian rights and BDS this month, a federal judge has dismissed a Jewish National Fund lawsuit that targeted the US Campaign for Palestinian Rights for alleged terror connections over its support for BDS.
Support for Israel is not as bipartisan as it used to be: for the first time, the majority of Democrats surveyed by Gallup say US pressure should be focused on Israel, not the Palestinians
New Congress, same Israel partisanship. One congressperson proposed an amendment to the COVID relief bill that would refuse funding to supporters of the Boycott, Divest, Sanction (BDS) movement for Palestinian rights – during a *pandemic.*
Americans and their representatives in government need to learn more about the Palestinian cause. Help us spread the word on Valentine’s Day and Valentine’s Monday!
NYC mayoral candidate Andrew Yang is listening to Israel partisans on the issue of BDS. He’s opting for apartheid instead of justice and peace. Contact him here…
The Israel Lobby has America so well-trained that everyone self-censors: mainstream media, think tanks, politicians (of course), universities, courts, even K-12 curriculum editors play by the rules.
Renowned author Kamila Shamsie won a prestigious literary award in Germany. Then a rightwing website dug up “dirt” – Shamsie supports BDS! – and just like that, the award was rescinded.
University of Illinois officials quickly reversed their decision to block an event about justice in Palestine when they were reminded that such discrimination is illegal under the First Amendment. “We’ve seen this happen again and again with Palestine-related events on campuses,” explained an attorney. “It’s critical for groups to stand up for their First Amendment rights in these situations.”