BDS


Irish Senate Passes Israel Boycott Bill

The Irish Senate became the first parliamentary body in the European Union to officially join the BDS movement on Wednesday as it voted to approve a bill calling for the…

Read more »

Anti-BDS Bill Moves Forward in Congress

Congress moved forward Thursday with a bipartisan bill aimed at protecting Israel from the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement. The House Foreign Affairs Committee voted unanimously for the Israel…

Read more »

Israel Calls on EU to End Funding to Pro-BDS Groups

Israel called on the European Union on Friday to halt funding to more than a dozen European and Palestinian nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) that it says promote boycotts against Israel, saying…

Read more »

Israel Kicks Out Rights Worker for BDS Support

Israeli authorities have given Omar Shakir, the Israel and Palestine director for Human Rights Watch (HRW), two weeks to leave the country after he was exposed for actively supporting BDS,…

Read more »

French Mayor Refused Entry to Israel

Interior Minister Rabbi Aryeh Deri refused permission of entry into Israel to the mayor of the Parisian suburb of Gennevilliers, Patrice Leclerc, a BDS supporter, Arutz Sheva reported on Monday.…

Read more »

Knesset Nixes Arab MK’s BDS Trip

An Arab member of Knesset said he that he intends to petition the High Court after the Knesset denied his request to make a trip sponsored by an American BDS…

Read more »

BDS Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

The BDS movement has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by a leader of the Red Party in the Norwegian Parliament, a move which drew immediate condemnations from pro-Israel…

Read more »

NJ Pension Divests From Danish Bank That Boycotts Israel

New Jersey’s government worker pension fund will divest from a Danish bank that officials say is boycotting Israeli businesses. The State Association of Jewish Federations argued last year that Danske…

Read more »

Blowback on BDS Blacklist

Since publishing a list of 20 organizations linked to BDS whose members will be denied entry into Israel, a barrage of criticism has been loosed by the boycotters themselves, rights…

Read more »

Israel Takes Offense in Battle Against BDS

Declaring a “switch from defense to offense,” the Ministry of Strategic Affairs on Sunday published a list of 20 international pro-BDS organizations to be banned from the country for their…

Read more »

New Jersey Divests From Danish Bank Over BDS

A law recently passed, barring New Jersey from investing in businesses that are involved in boycotts of Israel, has resulted in the state’s divestment from the Danish bank Danske, The…

Read more »