Jeremy corybn, the leader of the British Labour Party, says he would impose a two-way arms embargo on Israel if he were to become prime minister in 2020, endorsing key elements of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement.
We particularly appreciate that you distinguish between Jews in Britain and the Israeli State. We could not be further apart from the Israeli state. The insistence of the organisers of the UK Jewish Film Festival on including sponsorship from the Israeli Embassy
The following letter calling on scholars and librarians within Middle East studies to boycott Israeli academic institutions was submitted in the name of the below signatories to Jadaliyya on 6 August 2014.