Israel still believes it can act with impunity. It will only stop if there is a cost to its human rights violations. Appeals to the Israeli authorities to respect due process are not enough, as Omar Barghouti put it in a call to redouble efforts for boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS
). Israel will only change if it “gets the message that its arrest of civil resistance leaders will only intensify the already massive BDS
campaigns against it.” Nadia Hijab comments.