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US federal judge dismisses lawsuit seeking to deter academic associations from adopting boycotts for Palestinian rights.

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In a significant blow to efforts by Israel lobby groups to use courts to harass, intimidate and silence supporters of Palestinian rights, a  federal judge dismissed a lawsuit against the American Studies Association over its decision to support the boycott of Israeli academic institutions.

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Beth Oloth Charitable Organization has had its tax-deductible status revoked by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) due to its support for Israel's army and activities in Israel's illegal settlements.

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In the early morning of June 28, 1969, trans and queer people took the streets of New York City fighting police violence and harassment in their communities.

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The organization faced backlash and internal dissension after previously rescinding the honor—a decision Davis and allies attributed to the racial justice activist’s support for Palestinians' rights and BDS.

January 25, 2019
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A bill to outlaw trade in goods from Israeli settlements has been passed by the lower house of Ireland’s parliament, a major step on its journey into law.

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The 2018 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry says BDS is a platform to persuade people of conscience that Israel’s 71-year regime of dispossession and subjugation is an issue of great moral impact and needs our attention.

 

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HSBC confirmed it divested from Israeli drone manufacturer Elbit Systems, which sells weapons to Israel's military used in attacks on Palestinians.

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A German court confirms that advocating for BDS and Palestinian rights constitutes freedom of expression and assembly, rights that are protected by the German constitution and are essential for democracy. The court ruled that the German city of Oldenburg unlawfully violated these fundamental rights when it revoked a permit for an event space, forcing a Palestinian solidarity group to cancel its public lecture on Palestinian rights. The court's ruling is "an important step toward a more informed and democratic public discussion in Germany when Israel and the Palestinian people are concerned."