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. [...]

BDS: How A Controversial Non-Violent Movement Has Transformed The Israeli-Palestinian Debate

By Nathan Thrall, Theguardian.com -

The movement for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel – known as BDS – has been driving the world a little bit mad. Since its founding 13 years ago, it has acquired nearly as many [...]

Ireland To Pass Bill Boycotting Israeli Goods

By Staff, Maannews.com -

BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- The Irish parliament is expected to pass a landmark bill prohibiting the importation and sale of goods and services originating in illegal Israeli settlements on Wednesday. [...]

Socialist International Of 140 Global Political Parties Adopts BDS, Calls For Military Embargo On Israel

By Staff, Imemc.org -

The Council of the Socialist International (SI) has called for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) for Palestinian rights at their meeting in the United Nations in Geneva on June 26-27. SI [...]

BDS Versus Settler-Colonialism

By Alan Wald, Solidarity-us.org -

REPORTS OF THE death of internationalist idealism among millennials have been greatly exaggerated. These two recent books, the feisty anthology Against Apartheid, from a leading radical [...]