US Judge Strikes Down Texas Anti-BDS Law

By Middle East Eye. -

A US federal judge has struck down a controversial Texas anti-boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) law, saying it violates freedom of speech under the country’s first amendment of the [...]

Ensuring People In The US Can Hear From A Palestinian Leader Of BDS

By Dr. James J. Zogby, Aaiusa.org -

I awakened early Wednesday to listen to a voicemail message from Omar Barghouti, a leading member of the Palestinian movement to Boycott, Divest, and Sanction (BDS) Israel. In the message, Omar [...]

US Denies Entry To BDS Cofounder Omar Barghouti

By Ola Salem, Al Jazeera. -

Washington, DC - A prominent Palestinian human rights activist and cofounder of the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement was denied entry to the United States on Wednesday, despite [...]

Letter In Support Of Swarthmore SJP Students, Their BDS Campaign, And All Students Fighting For A Just World

By Staff, Mondoweiss.net -

We, the undersigned, affirm our unequivocal support for Swarthmore Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) and their Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) campaign at Swarthmore College. This [...]

Federal Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against BDS Supporters

By Middle East Monitor, Mintpressnews.com -

In the court’s 20-page ruling, U.S. District Judge Rudolph Contreras wrote that the pro-Israeli group had “danced around key issues” and was unable to show that they had suffered enough monetary [...]

Twitter Up In Arms After Trudeau Says He’ll ‘Continue To Condemn BDS’

By Staff, Rt.com -

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has doubled down on his condemnation of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel in comments that have drawn the ire of Twitter [...]

Maryland Man Sues Over Order Prohibiting Support For BDS

By Lillian Reed, Baltimore Sun. -

A former Maryland state representative has filed a civil rights lawsuit against Gov. Larry Hogan and Attorney General Brian Frosh, taking aim at an executive order denying government contracts to [...]

18 Highlights Of BDS Impact In 2018

By Staff, Bdsmovement.net -

Here are 18 highlights of direct and indirect BDS impact from 2018. We celebrate the extraordinary strides that the BDS movement for Palestinian rights has made with your support. We are exposing [...]

Senate’s First Bill: Protect Israel From BDS

By Ryan Grim and Glenn Greenwald, Theintercept.com -

WHEN EACH NEW Congress is gaveled into session, the chambers attach symbolic importance to the first piece of legislation to be considered. For that reason, it bears the lofty designation of [...]

ADL Thought Anti-BDS Laws Are ‘Unconstitutional,’ Will Create Antisemitism – Backed It Anyways

By Chris Menahan, Informationliberation.com -

A leaked internal memo reveals the Anti-Defamation League thought "anti-BDS" laws making it illegal to boycott Israel were "unconstitutional" and would be "harmful to the Jewish community" and [...]

Major BDS Victories In 2018

By Telesur. -

Four decades ago, in 1977, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) named Nov. 29 as the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People. Since then, every year on this day the [...]

Somali-American Congresswoman Ilhan Omar Backs BDS Amid Facing Anti-Semitism Smear Campaign

By Staff, Alaraby.co.uk -

Longtime supporter of Palestine Ilhan Omar has taken her passion to Congress and backed the BDS movement. The first Somali-American congresswoman Ilhan Omar has backed the Boycott Divestment and [...]

University Of Michigan Faces Criticism After Reprimanding Pro-BDS Professor

By Staff, Telesurtv.net -

The University of Michigan has faced an eruption of protests in recent days after reprimanding a professor, who refused to write a recommendation letter for a student wanting to study in Israel. [...]

Second Recommendation Letter Withdrawn By Michigan University Instructor, Citing BDS

By Staff, Telesurtv.net -

A University of Michigan instructor went back on her commitment to provide a letter of recommendation for a student after finding out the student was going to Israel for a study abroad program. [...]