BDS win: Virginia governor hopeful backs Israel boycott movement

WASHINGTON D.C. (The New Arab) – In a rare move in US politics, a candidate for governor of Virginia has expressed his strong support for the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement – a pro-Palestine campaign promoting the boycott of Israel. Lee Carter confirmed his stance at a virtual Q&A session with other contenders, when he was asked if we would ever issue a gubernatorial directive against BDS. “No, I would never do that. I’m a supporter of the BDS movement,” Carter said. “I believe that the human rights abuses that are being inflicted upon the [Palestinian] people are among the wor…

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