Pro-Palestinian activists at York University say they were set upon by members of the Jewish Defense League, a group labeled 'extremist' by the FBI.
Israel has made combatting the growing boycott movement targeting it a foreign policy priority but its risks isolating itself over accusations it seeks to prevent legitimate activism.
By passing a resolution equating the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel with anti-Semitism, Germany is letting its Nazi past lead to support for an apartheid regime.
Campaigners say holding the contest in Israel allows it to whitewash its occupation of Palestinian territory, as well as its treatment of Palestinians inside and outside of Israel.
A district judge ruled that enforcing anti-BDS clauses violated freedom of speech, after a Muslim American speech pathologist was fired for refusing to sign a ‘No Boycott of Israel’ clause.
The Israel and Palestine Director of Human Rights Watch is accused of promoting the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement, but critics say the case is about trying to deter peaceful advocacy.
The Green Left Party passed a motion at its general congress to support the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement.
Republican Senator Marco Rubio's "Combatting BDS Act," seeks to counter the global Boycott, Divest and Sanctions movement against Israel over its abuse of Palestinians and occupation of their lands.
Subservience to Israeli interests is stifling Americans' freedom of speech. For a country that proclaims to deeply value individual freedoms - how has it reached this point?
Pro-Palestinian speech is being increasingly clamped down in the US contrary to the sacred nature of free speech on other issues.
What worries Israel's occupation-advocates is not what Americans think, but rather, what Israelis think.
The first Palestinian-American to serve in US Congress has pledged to show her fellow members the state of Israel’s oppression of Palestinians by taking them on a trip to the occupied West Bank.
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