Interview: On the future of the BDS movement with BDS Palestinian coordinator

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New York City rally protests 70 years of Nakba and supports Great Return March New York City rally protests 70 years of Nakba and supports Great Return March. (photo: Joe Catron)

Interview with the Gaza representative for the BDS movement following recent moves by the Trump administration criticized for targeting growing support for BDS.

By Rami Almeghari | Citizen Truth  | Jan 1, 2020

The BDS movement does not tolerate any act or discourse which adopts or promotes, among others, anti-Black racism, anti-Arab racism, Islamophobia, anti-Semitism, sexism, xenophobia, or homophobia.

On December 11, U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order targeting anti-Semitism on college campuses by using Title VI of the Civil Rights Act to declare his administration would withhold federal funding from any schools found permitting anti-semitism on campus.

The executive order was criticized widely by many as an attempt to stifle criticism of Israel’s treatment of Palestine and stifle the growing support on college campuses of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions…

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