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Video: Ali Abunimah on efforts to outlaw Israel boycott in US, Canada

Illinois passes Israel-lobby backed law against divestment from West Bank settlements.

Illinois law would force state to boycott companies accused of boycotting Israel

New attempts to repress boycott, divestment and sanctions movement with legislation civil rights defenders say is unconstitutional.

Washington supreme court hears arguments on Olympia co-op's boycott of Israeli goods

Two courts have already ruled the lawsuit against the co-op is frivolous; now the Washington state supreme court will weigh in.

Documents reveal pro-Israel lawfare attack at University College London

Documents seen by The Electronic Intifada reveal a complicated year-long attempt to undermine Palestine solidarity at the prestigious University College London with legal threats.

Anti-gay Christian group threatens to sue hotel for hosting scholars who endorse Israel boycott

The group invokes a new California law alleging the academic boycott enables “unlawfully discrimination,” but the American Studies Association is still going forward with plans.

Academic boycott of Israel now "fireproof" as Australian court challenge fails

Shurat HaDin’s case against now-victorious professor and boycott activist Jake Lynch has collapsed.

Major setback for Israel-backed group's efforts to criminalize BDS in Australia

Kim Bullimore
26 June 2014

A “lawfare” case brought by Israeli group Shurat HaDin was opposed even by Australian Zionist lobby groups.

Lawfare in retreat as Israeli colonel drops case against union

Public sector union Unison says it’s pleased Moty Cristal has dropped his case against them and against the UK’s National Health Service.

Tutu condemns US efforts to curb free speech on Palestine

“Whether used in South Africa, the US South, or India, boycotts have resulted in a transformative change that not only brought freedom and justice to the victims but also peace and reconciliation for the oppressors.”

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