Israel takes action against boycotters. Is that counterproductive?

Israel takes action against boycotters. Is that counterproductive?A law passed by parliament this week to bolster Israel’s defenses against what it sees as a significant external threat – the boycott, divestment, and sanctions movement – is being criticized here as violating free speech and damaging democracy. Recommended: How much do you know about Israel? Sponsors of the bill say it is primarily designed to keep out foreign activists from the BDS movement, which has gained traction in the United States and Europe in recent years.



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