In July 2011, Israel passed legislation outlawing the public support
of boycott activities against the state, corporations, and
settlements, adding a crackdown on free speech to its continuing
blockade of Gaza and the expansion of illegal settlements.
Nonetheless, the campaign for boycott, divestment, and sanctions
(BDS) continues to grow in strength within Israel and Palestine, as
well as in Europe and the US.
intervention considers all sides of the movement—including detailed
comparisons with the South African experience—and contains
contributions from both sides of the separation wall, along with a
stellar list of international commentators.