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Last week, Israel fired the latest salvo in its 'war' against the non-violent boycott, divestment and sanctions movement (BDS). This time it came on the streets of Ramallah. As happens so often with I...

UAW Suppresses Local Union's Vote to Support BDS Labor activists Frank Hammer and Kumar Salehi discuss the United Auto Workers' decision to nullify Local 2865's resolution in support of the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement - February 5, 2016

The third annual Cybertech conference in Tel Aviv held a special session Wednesday “devoted to using Israel’s cyber abilities to fight the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) Movement.”Israel’s Strategic Affairs Minister Gilad Erdan,

from The Independent

Boycotting Israel isn't anti-Semitic – the country is breaking international law

The Conservative Government is planning a significant assault on political freedoms in the name of protecting those profiting from human rights violations. Specifically, they are seeking to shield Israel from the growing pressure of the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) campaign.

Israeli cosmetics company Ahava is to relocate its manufacturing plant from the West Bank to inside the pre-1967 lines. In recent years, the firm has been targeted by the Palestinian Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) campaign, due to the location.

from the Guardian

Cultural bridges with Israel have failed

Palestinians walk past a sign painted on a wall in the West Bank town of Bethlehem calling for a boycott of Israeli products from Jewish settlements. The international BDS (boycott, divestment and sanctions) campaign aims to exert political and economic pressure over Israel’s occupation of the Palestinian territories.

from the Guardian

Sheldon Adelson looks to stamp out growing US movement to boycott Israel

Sheldon Adelson looks to stamp out growing US movement to boycott Israel Billionaire gambling magnate and Republican party donor convenes closed-door meeting to combat US university movement amid growing Israeli alarm over growing Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign in US and Europe


60 Black Democrats Sign Letter in AIPAC-Backed Effort to Discredit Cornel West and BDS | The Real News | "Black Agenda Report's Glen Ford says AIPAC sent a long-time member to discredit Cornel West and give the impression that blacks oppose the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement." These Black Democrats should be ashamed of themselves! Click to watch and share video (12:41).

from The Independent

Pink Floyd's Roger Waters on why his fellow musicians are terrified to condemn Israel

Roger Waters: Pink Floyd star on why his fellow musicians are terrified to speak out against Israel | Exclusive: 'If they say something they will no longer have a career – I have been accused of being a Nazi and an anti-Semite'