Reporter's Notebook

Why does Israel fear the BDS movement so much?

The growing boycott, divest, and sanction effort around the world continues to resist international pressure from Israel.

Why does Israel fear the BDS movement so much?

Pop Music

Lorde target of 'bullying' after dropping Israel show

New Zealand singer cancelled concert after letter by BDS activists highlighted Israel's treatment of Palestinians.

Lorde 'bullied' after dropping Israel show

Opinion

Lorde set an example for young celebrities to follow

Lorde is arguably the first celebrity in her generation to refuse to perform in Israel.

Hind Awwad

by Hind Awwad

Hind Awwad

Opinion

Nick Cave is wrong to perform in Israel

Just as many artists chose to boycott South African apartheid, so should they do today with Israeli apartheid.

Rima Nasir

by Rima Nasir

Rima Nasir

Opinion

Radiohead is art-washing Israeli apartheid

Cultural boycott of Israel, not dialogue, is needed. We had dialogue for decades and that did not bring any justice.

Omar Barghouti

by Omar Barghouti

Omar Barghouti

Opinion

Radiohead in Israel: A fig leaf for apartheid

British rock band's decision to play in Tel Aviv has inadvertently demonstrated just why the BDS movement makes sense.

Hilary Aked

by Hilary Aked

Hilary Aked

Opinion

Palestinians expect nothing good from Trump

Despite a White House more pro-Israeli than ever and a morally bankrupt PA leadership, BDS gives Palestinians hope.

Omar Barghouti

by Omar Barghouti

Omar Barghouti

United Kingdom

UK students face disciplinary action over BDS protest

Dozens of academics sign letter condemning the University of Manchester for action against pro-Palestinian activists.

UK students face disciplinary action over BDS protest

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Israel denies entry to British boycott activist

Palestine Solidarity Campaign head Hugh Lanning denied entry over his connection to the boycott movement.

Israel denies entry to prominent British BDS activist

Middle East

Israel set to pass law banning BDS activists from entry

If approved, the legislation will ban those who called for boycott from receiving temporary residency permits in Israel.

Israel set to pass law banning BDS activists from entry

Opinion

In the US, we need a Muslim-Jewish alliance ...

... but one that does not silence discussions on justice for Palestine.

Taher Herzallah

by Taher Herzallah
- Ben Lorber

Taher Herzallah

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?