Should People Boycott Israel?

Boycott Israel, Go to Jail?

July 20, 2017

A bipartisan Senate bill would make boycotting Israel punishable by up to 20 years in prison. But a new pushback from groups including the ACLU could help stop the ‘draconian’ measure, says Josh Ruebner of the US Campaign for Palestinian Rights

Anti-Boycott Law Denies London BDS Activist Entry to Israel

March 17, 2017

London Palestinian Solidarity Campaign Chairman Hugh Lanning says these laws are exposing the anti-democratic nature of the state

Israel Bans Entry to Supporters of the Boycott Movement

March 10, 2017

TRNN correspondent Shir Hever says the ban could be used to prevent re-entry of Palestinians who oppose the Israeli occupation of their land

New Anti-BDS Bill in Senate Would Criminalize Criticism of Israel

December 9, 2016

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BDS Town Hall with the Former Green Party of Canada Justice Critic

September 27, 2016

A panel discussion on the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement with Dimitri Lascaris, Constantine Kristonis, and Lia Tarachansky

Anti-BDS Campaign Aims to Undermine Academic Freedom and Free Speech on Palestine

September 26, 2016

Investigations into claims of anti-Semitism among Palestine solidarity groups often find the claims to be unfounded, says Dima Khalidi of Palestine Legal

Architects and Organizers of BDS Reflect on Global Success, Fate Within Canada

August 26, 2016

Participants at the World Social Forum earlier this month in Montreal, Canada took up the questions of tactics, organizing, and the role of political parties in the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel

Israel Fears the Boycott Movement as an ‘Existential Threat’

June 3, 2015

Electronic Intifada’s Ali Abunimah says Israel’s real problem isn’t BDS; it’s the increasing international isolation due to the ongoing occupation of Palestinian territory and other abuses

Illinois House Passes Bill to Stop BDS Campaign Against Israel

May 20, 2015

Ali Abunimah, co-founder of The Electronic Intifada, says the bill violates the first amendment and aims to deter attempts to hold Israel accountable for its illegitimate and illegal actions.

Jewish-American Leadership Rising in Opposition to Israeli Occupation

March 17, 2015

TRNN concludes its coverage of the Jewish Voice for Peace 2015 National Meeting with closing remarks from Israelis and Jewish Americans and excerpts from the keynote speech by Angela Y. Davis

Students Critical of Israeli Occupation Face Academic Crackdown

March 16, 2015

At the 2015 Jewish Voice for Peace Conference in Baltimore, TRNN speaks to Jewish and Palestinian students, academics and attorneys who are demanding that college campuses stop suppressing dissent

Some Democrats Considering Boycott of Netanyahu’s Address to Congress

February 5, 2015

TRNN’s Jessica Desvarieux interviews Congressmen who are split on the move, and also talks to Phyllis Bennis of the Institute for Policy Studies, who says this potential boycott reveals that America is not one-minded on Israel

Israeli Propaganda and the Politics of Revenge against Gaza

July 11, 2014

Ali Abunimah and Max Blumenthal discuss how the Israeli government manipulated the public into accepting an escalated military operation against Gaza after the murder of three Israeli teenagers

Boycott of Israel Moving to Next Level?

April 2, 2014

Shir Hever: BDS movement including large scale divestment by big corporations and approaching the level of government sanctions

Israeli Gov’t Forms Strategy to Fight Boycott

February 18, 2014

Israeli government allocates millions to launch a campaign of PR and intelligence-gathering on those supporting boycott

NY Legislators Attempting to Pass Bill That Would End Public Funding for Institutions Supporting BDS

February 5, 2014

Dima Khalidi: The NY anti-boycott bill is aimed at shutting down the growing movement opposing Israel’s discriminatory policies against the Palestinians

Major US Academic Association Endorses Academic Boycott of Israel

December 16, 2013

Journalist and author Ali Abunimah says that the endorsement of BDS by the American Studies Association (ASA) does not target individuals, only academic institutions complicit in denying the rights of Palestinians

Hawking and the Growing Israel Boycott Movement

May 13, 2013

BDS activists in Gaza (Boycott, Divestment and Sanction) consider renowned physicist Stephen Hawking’s decision to cancel his participation in an upcoming conference in Israel as part of an academic boycott “a huge victory for the BDS movement”

Stephen Hawking Confirms Support of Israel Boycott

May 8, 2013

Phyllis Bennis: Hawking’s boycott of Israel will shake Israeli public the way sports boycott affected South Africa