Politics

BDS movement and Israel's counter-campaign explained

Everything you need to know about the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement, and what's being done to combat BDS.

Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions: What is BDS?

Opinion

The BDS struggle in US academia

A new generation of scholars continues the push for the academic boycott of Israel, despite setbacks and strong lobbies.

David Palumbo-Liu

by David Palumbo-Liu

David Palumbo-Liu

Opinion

FIFA must take action on Israeli settlement clubs

Following the UN vote on illegal Israeli settlements, FIFA can no longer postpone action on settlement clubs.

Aubrey Bloomfield

by Aubrey Bloomfield

Aubrey Bloomfield

Middle East

Is Israel ramping up crackdown on BDS activists?

A government task force focuses on deporting activists with the movement, and preventing them from entering Israel.

Is Israel ramping up crackdown on BDS activists?

Middle East

Israeli boycott activist seeks asylum in Canada

Gilad Paz, who has conducted most of his activism online, has not yet faced consequences, but fears official reaction.

Israeli boycott activist seeks asylum in Canada

Middle East

Boycotting Israel in Lebanon: 'A lot more to be done'

Activists have launched an app enabling people to instantly check if a product is made by a company supporting Israel.

Boycotting Israel in Lebanon: 'A lot more to be done'

Middle East

First mushroom farm in Palestine ends Israel's monopoly

Amoro, the locally produced mushroom, has already taken roughly half of the market share from Israeli producers.

First mushroom farm in Palestine ends Israel's monopoly

Opinion

A defeated sanctions vote in the US should worry Israel

Mainstream US civil society institutions now routinely debate Israeli oppressive policies towards Palestine.

Rami G Khouri

by Rami G Khouri

Rami G Khouri

Middle East

'Ramadan Tov': How to stop funding Israel's occupation

A new BDS campaign to encourage Palestinians to boycott Israeli goods in Ramadan and afterwards.

'Ramadan Tov': How to stop funding Israel's occupation

UpFront

Naomi Klein: I don't 'pick and choose' on BDS

The author says she supports the movement because it comes from a very broad cross-section of Palestinian civil society.

Arts & Culture

Rafeef Ziadah: 'Make a pariah state of Israel'

Poems of Rafeef Ziadah are inspired by true stories of Palestinians living under Israeli occupation and in exile.

Rafeef Ziadah: 'Make a pariah state of Israel'

UpFront

Noam Chomsky opposes cultural boycott of Israel

The political theorist says it is a mistake for BDS campaigners to target Israeli cultural and educational institutions.

Opinion

Game changer: 10 years of BDS

A decade later, Israel's political leaders are unable to deal with the boycott challenge.

Ben White

by Ben White

Ben White

Opinion

The occupation is starting to become costly for Israel

Forty-eight years after Israel usurped Palestinian lands, the occupation is finally starting to become a liability.

Daoud Kuttab

by Daoud Kuttab

Daoud Kuttab

Inside Story

Bahrain election: What's behind the boycott?

Opposition groups refuse to take part in parliamentary polls.