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Swiss lawmakers roll back anti-BDS law

Swiss lawmakers roll back anti-BDS law

Swiss lawmakers are rolling back a measure targeting the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) campaign for Palestinian rights. On 8 March, the National Council, the lower house of the Swiss parliament, passed an anti-BDS bill put forward by the right-wing People’s Party. But now the foreign affairs committee of the ...

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Knesset suspends three Arab lawmakers

Knesset suspends three Arab lawmakers

Reuters said that three Arab lawmakers were suspended on Monday from speaking in parliament as punishment for supporting families of Palestinian assailants killed by Israeli forces after “attacks.” The Knesset “Ethics Committee” ruled that Balad party members Hanin Zoabi and Basel Ghattas would be barred from plenum and committee business ...

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