Tuesday, June 5, 2012

A Failing Boycott Campaign?

The claim that BDS efforts are failing is a favorite of pro-Israel opponents of BDS. Just this past weekend, in reaction to Madonna performing her "peace concert" Israel, the Board of Deputies of British Jews claimed that comparisons with apartheid-era South Africa were "a specious and desperate effort by a failing boycott campaign." 

Let's list some of these "failures" in the past few months:
If BDS were such a failure, why then waste time filing lawsuits, urging people to buy Israeli products or spending millions of dollars to fight against BDS efforts? 

The Presbyterian Church (USA) will vote on divestment from Caterpillar, HP and Motorola Solutions next month. Sign this letter of support and check out other ways you can get involved in BDS work