A number of Israel's allies, including the US, UK and France have or are passing laws in an attempt to suppress BDS. This thread is to keep track of it. The latest is the Anti Boycott Act, which would fine companies refusing to trade with illegal settlements.
Important to pressure political representatives to stop the crackdown on BDS and the attempt to deny freedom of expression and self determination to the Palestinians....On March 23, Sens. Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Rob Portman (R-OH), and Reps. Peter Roskam (R-IL) and Juan Vargas (D-CA), introduced the Israel Anti-Boycott Act (S.720 and H.R.1697).
This bill seeks to impose fines and deny government loans to corporations refusing to do business with corporations in illegal Israeli settlements. And it infringes on our First Amendment right to promote boycott, divestment and sanctions and seeks to legitimize Israel’s settlements......
Bank of Ireland recently closed IPSC accounts, in a disturbing sign of repression of the BDS movement.