For Immediate Release
Boycotting Israel May Soon Become Illegal in the US
Politicians and legislators are trying to make the BDS (Boycott, Divestment & Sanctions) movement illegal and quash the free speech rights of participants, especially those of students.
MINNEAPOLIS, MN — Mnar Muhawesh, editor-in-chief of Mint Press News and host of Behind the Headline, explains that while the BDS movement represents a grassroots effort to force Israel to acknowledge the human rights of the indigenous Palestinian population, political mega-donors like casino magnate Sheldon Adelson and other wealthy sources have opened their wallets to stop the movement.
This big donor money is leading to a growing number of efforts to legislate BDS out of existence. Both the United Kingdom and the U.S. passed bans on divestment in public sector businesses.
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