Tag: boycott

Texas Governor Greg Abbot Overturned: U.S. Federal Court Finds Boycotting Israel Legal

A FEDERAL JUDGE on Tuesday ruled that a Kansas law designed to punish people who boycott Israel is an unconstitutional denial of free speech. The ruling is a significant victory for free speech rights because the global campaign to criminalize, or otherwise legally outlaw, the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement has been spreading rapidly in numerous political…

BDS Nominated For The 2018 Nobel Peace Prize: BDS Urges Apartheid State Of Israel To Comply With International Law & Human Rights

The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS)-movement for Palestinian rights was yesterday formally nominated for this year’s Nobel Peace Prize by the Norwegian MP Bjørnar Moxness (Rødt). This nomination reflects the growing international solidarity with the Palestinian struggle for justice, dignity and freedom from the Israeli occupation. The BDS Campaign is a Palestinian-led, international non-violent movement…

Israeli Banks Flipping Out Over Looming European Boycott Of Israel. Tick Tock Tick Tock!

The Israeli newspaper Ma’ariv (Hebrew) has a splashing headline today warning that Israeli banks are preparing for a “political-economic tsunami” due to the possibility of an impending European boycott. Unsurprisingly, the banks – Israel’s largest – have been holding meetings amongst themselves to prepare for this tsunami, albeit “quietly and under the radar”. According to…