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NY Bill Would Create Official Blacklist of BDS Supporters

By Nora Barrows-Friedman

A law being proposed in New York would create an official blacklist of supporters of the Palestinian-led boycott, divestment and sanctions movement.

Legal experts and activists say the measure is reminiscent of the McCarthy era and could have drastic consequences for individuals, organizations or firms who engage with the campaign to pressure Israel to respect Palestinian rights.

Anti-BDS legislation was also introduced this week in California.

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3 thoughts on “NY Bill Would Create Official Blacklist of BDS Supporters

  1. What is the state of New York thinking?
    There’s double standard here; New York state, a so called defender of human rights that defends Israel, a violator of human rights and numerous international laws and treaties.
    People must rise up against the oppressor with non violent means but if nothing helps, they are justified in taking up arms against oppressor, in this case the New York
    State government.

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