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The US National Women’s Studies Association to join BDS

The US National Women’s Studies Association to join BDS

Another group of US scholars voted to joined the BDS movement: the National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA). According to the Jerusalem Post, the NWSA vote on the BDS referendum passed 653 (88.4%) to 86 at the organization’s annual conference earlier this month, the association announced last week.  Thirty five percent ...

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AAA conference passes BDS resolution with a whopping 88% majority

AAA conference passes BDS resolution with a whopping 88% majority

With over 10,000 members, the American Anthropological Association (AAA) has become the largest scholarly institution in the United States to endorse the academic boycott of Israel when its general conference voted overwhelmingly last night for a Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) resolution. The historic vote attracted an unprecedented 1176 votes, ...

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African-American rights activists endorse boycott of Israel

Young African-Americans facing heavily armed police in the streets of Baltimore and Ferguson over the past year have compared their situation to that of Palestinians under Israeli fire, telling reporters that their conditions were “like Gaza.” On Tuesday, black racial-justice activists took the comparison a step further, issuing a statement ...

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US churches vote on joining BDS movement targeting Israel

United Church of Christ joins Boycott, Divest and Sanction campaign in protest at treatment of Palestinians, with two other denominations due to decide The international movement to boycott Israel over its treatment of Palestinians has received backing from one of the largest Protestant churches in the US, as two other ...

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BDS Effect on Israel’s Economy

BDS Effect on Israel‘s Economy | by Stephen Lendman | Israevil.com The most effective way to fight Israeli occupation harshness is economic – hitting it in the pocket book where it hurts. BDS efforts continue gaining important victories. Cumulatively they gain momentum for more. BDS co-founder Omar Barghouti knows boycotts ...

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BDS unprecedented global spread is a threat to Israel

In its periodic report on boycott against Israeli occupation’s products, the National office for defense of land said that the circle of BDS is growing worldwide, and people in different fields including cultural, academic, economic, sport and military fields, are demanding Israel be held accountable for its crimes against Palestine. ...

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