Unlike laws in the 1970s, the bill does not include criminal penalties, but it preserves the earlier laws’ monetary punishment.
Supporters claim Palestinian's rights "to education and academic freedom, have been denied for decades under Israel’s military occupation and racist policies.”
The two congresswomen posted a Brazilian-Lebanese artist's drawing in response to being barred from entering Israel.
I thought in this case they did a pretty good job, particularly in making it clear why the pro-Israel opposition to BDS is not confined to the right.
Israel, BDS and Jews are not going away this election season.
The party Die Rechte (The Right) used an election poster for the weekend's EU parliament vote stating: "Boycott Israel. Stop ethnic cleansing."
“I have no doubt that boycott organizations disguised as human rights groups exploit the European Union and use the funds they receive to promote boycotts against Israel.”
Representatives of Christians United for Israel (CUFI) consider passage of this measure their top priority as the year comes to a close.