A BDS Campaign Tackles The Sports Industry In Portland — And Wins

By Olivia Katbi Smith, Truthout.org -

Boycotting for Palestinian rights works. A reporter broke the news in late September that the Portland Trail Blazers basketball team ended their partnership with Leupold & Stevens, which makes [...]

US Announces Illegal Israeli Settlements Are No Longer Illegal

By Staff, Middleeasteye.net -

The United States' announcement that Israel's settlements in the occupied West Bank are not "inconsistent with international law" has been met with widespread derision and rejection, with one [...]

Occupied Palestine: From BDS To ODS

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

We spent the last week in Occupied Palestinian Territory, commonly referred to as Israel, where we traveled around the country to visit communities in Jerusalem, Jaffa, Bethlehem, the West Bank, [...]

Universities Are Bowing To Israeli Pressure And Treating Protests Of Israel As A Hate-Crime

By Philip Giraldi, Americanfreepress.net -

The Israel lobby in the United States and its counterparts in Europe have been paying particular attention to curtailing the activities of the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement (BDS). [...]

Political Upheaval Over Tlaib And Omar Shows The Power Of BDS

By Philip Weiss, Mondoweiss.net -

We are in the middle of a political upheaval on Israel/Palestine in the United States, and Americans who are concerned with Palestinian human rights live for these moments. They are the moments [...]

The Global Crackdown On BDS Is Not About Solidarity With Jews

By Rachel Hodes, Inthesetimes.com -

Israeli politics have moved into uncharted territory over the past several months, as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu found himself unable to form a coalition large enough to claim victory in [...]

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 [...]