BDS and Settlement boycotts
Who can justify that — as a condition for working with speech-impaired and developmentally disabled children — Bahia Amawi is forced by the state to violate her conscience and renounce her political beliefs by buying products from a country that she believes (in accordance with the U.N.) is illegally and brutally occupying land that does not belong to it?
It requires little imagination to see how criminalizing Americans’ participation in political boycotts of Israel could pave the way for further infringements to Americans’ right to support or join internationally-backed protests on other issues.
Airbnb denied claims made by Israel’s Ministry of Tourism that the hospitality company was reversing its month-old policy of banning listings of properties in West Bank settlements.
Israel is now considering to bring back capital punishment to crush those resisting its illegal occupation.
An Israeli military tactic intended to spare civilians actually killed two Palestinian teenagers recently and needs to be viewed as a form of attack, not as the ethically responsible precautionary measure that Israel portrays it to be, two human rights groups said in a new report.
Nearly two dozen cars had their tires slashed and the wall of a mosque was graffitied in the Palestinian village of Yasuf overnight Tuesday in an apparent hate crime, residents of the northern West Bank town reported.
The PA official said that the “behavior” of the IDF and settlers was “massacring” signed agreements between Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization.
Announcing its humanitarian response plan for next year, Jamie McGoldrick, UN humanitarian coordinator for the Palestinian territories, said UNRWA, the UN agency for Palestinian refugees, was also expecting $200m less in funding – a reduction from $550m in 2018 to $350m.
Former IDF chief of staff Benny Gantz, widely expected to run in the upcoming 2019 elections, told a gathering of Mexican Jews in April that solving the conflict with the Palestinians should be the highest priority, Channel 10 news reported Monday.