A thoughtful piece about BDS and the Israeli fear of it.
The global Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement (BDS), initiated by Palestinian civil society in 2005, is receiving a lot of attention these days.
The stated goals of BDS are: the end of Israel’s occupation and settler colonization of Palestinian land and the Golan Heights, full equality for Arab-Palestinian citizens of Israel, and promotion of the right of return of Palestinian refugees.
Netanyahu and Israel’s government want to kill the BDS Movement
On January 7, 2018 Israel published its list of NGOs that support BDS — with the intention of preventing leaders of those organizations from entering Israeli territory — and thus Palestinian territory. A U.S. Quaker group that won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1947 is on the list. Even Jews who support BDS are targets for Israel’s ire.
Israel, the homeland for the Jews, only wants Zionists apparently, not just any Jew.
A joint team from the Strategic Affairs and Interior ministries has already determined the parameters that…
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