August 31, 2008

Nakba & BDS, considered


Al-Majdal is the quarterly publication of BADIL, the resource center for Palestinian residency and refugee rights. The current issue of al-Majdal is called, "Overcoming the Nakba: BDS and the Global Anti-Apartheid Movement."

Among the meatier stuff in this issue is the country-by-country assessment of where BDS stands today:

Australia by Kim Bullimore
Belgium by Jan Dreezen
Brazil by Arlene Clemesha
Canada by Andrew Hugill and Hazem Jamjoum
Catalonia by Boicot preventiu
England and Wales by Zoë Mars
Euskal Herria (Basque Country) by Patricia Lezama
Ireland by (JSF's own) David Landy
Israeli Citizens by Kobi Snitz and Roee Harush
Italy by Mjriam Abu Samra
Norway by Mali Steiro Tronsmoen
Scotland by Mick Napier and SofiahMacLeod
South Africa by Natasha Vally
Spain by Boicot preventiu
Sweden by Tove Myhrman
Switzerland by Urs Diethelm
United States by Abraham Greenhouse

Also worth a browse: a calendar of BDS actions from April-July

And a new website: Global BDS Movement: Boycotts, Divestment, and Sanctions for Palestine.

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