Right to boycott Israel challenged in Georgia, Arkansas courts

WASHINGTON D.C. (The New Arab) – States across America are being sued by residents who say that preventing their right to boycott Israel is infringing on their first amendment right to free speech.The latest case is in Georgia, where a woman was denied the opportunity to give a keynote address due to her support for Boycott Divestment Sanctions, an international boycott movement that seeks to challenge Israeli policy toward Palestinians through economic pressure. The bill was scheduled for a vote on Wednesday, but it has been delayed.“The right to boycott is inherent in democracy and inherent …

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