Tag: BDS campaign

Pro Palestinian demonstrators march through central London on July 25, 2014 in London, England.

Berlin Mayor Michael Muller: Anti-Israel BDS Movement Like Nazis

The mayor of Germany’s capital, Michael Müller, will personally stop all city support and space for groups that advocate the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions campaign targeting the Jewish state, according to a Wednesday statement from the Central Council of Jews in Germany.

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Texas House Passes Anti-BDS Bill

The Texas House State Affairs Committee passed on Wednesday a bill banning state contracts and investments in companies that boycott Israel.

PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 28: on the fourth day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center, July 28, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton received the number of votes needed to secure the party's nomination. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Philadelphia, including …

PA Governor Signs Bill Discouraging Boycotts of Israel

Governor Wolf has signed legislation that he says will ensure that Pennsylvania no longer does business with organizations that are engaged in activities geared toward the destruction of Israel.

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Boycott Israel Activists Participated in UN Mideast Seminar

The United Nations Department of Public Information held a media seminar in Pretoria, South Africa earlier this month on peace in the Middle East. The stated goal of the three-day seminar was to bring together “politicians, academics and other experts exploring new ways to narrate the complex and evolving story of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.”

A Demonstrator holds a flag while wearing a t-shirt carrying images of Iranian spritual leader Ayatollah Khomeini (L) and supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei during a rally to mark Al-Quds day on the last friday of the holy month of Ramadan in Sydney on August 2, 2013. Demonstrators carrying banners …

Florida Senator Under Fire for Links to Boycott Israel Movement

Pro-Israel activists in the Miami area plan to protest a Florida state senator active in the Black Lives Matter movement who visited the West Bank as the guest of a group that backs the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement.

Louis CK; at David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center on June 25, 2016 in New York City.

Louis CK Defies BDS, Performs in Jerusalem

After 24 hours in Jerusalem, Louis C.K. already gets it. “It’s very nice to be in Israel, in Jerusalem, but it’s weird,” he said Thursday, during the first of two stand-up shows on the same night at the capital’s Payis Arena. “Everyone I talk to who lives here says it’s crazy.”

Gov. Chris Christie fields questions at a wide-ranging news conference, March 3, 2016 at the Statehouse in Trenton, New Jersey.

Gov. Chris Christie Hands BDS Latest Defeat

Chris Christie, the New Jersey Governor who ran for the Republican Presidential nomination, signed into law legislation targeting the boycott movement Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement (BDS Movement).

Martial arts experts take part in a 'Legend of Bruce Lee' DVD Launch Flash Mob supported by JKD London outside Shepherd's Bush Tube Station on January 4, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Getty

WATCH: Israel Supporters Shut Down BDS Flash Mob In London

Arutz Sheva reports: Things didn’t go quite as planned for a group of anti-Israel activists, who hoped to force the closure of an Israeli-owned shop in honor of “Nakba Day” – the day dedicated to mourning the failure of combined Arab armies to destroy the State of Israel at birth.

Omar Barghouti spearheads a campaign demanding the boycott of Israel over its occupation of Palestinian territories

Boycott Leader Accuses Israel Of Imposing Travel Ban

JERUSALEM — A leader of the international boycott movement against Israel on Tuesday accused Israeli authorities of imposing a travel ban on him as retribution for his political activities.

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Ken Livingstone: Creation Of Israel Was ‘A Great Catastrophe’

The Times of Israel reports: Former London mayor Ken Livingstone on Wednesday called the creation of Israel “fundamentally wrong,” and “a great catastrophe.” The existence of the Jewish state in the Middle East, he said, could ultimately lead to nuclear war.