Saturday, 2 May 2015

Why BDS Matters, How It Can Be Effective

On April 16, Bashir Abu-Manneh, who after undergoing a harrowing and deeply contentious tenure battle at Barnard College in New York now teaches at the University of Kent, spoke at Trinity College Dublin on the state of the struggle between Israel and the Palestinians, and addressed the issue of boycott, in particular the academic boycott.  This event was organised by Academics for Palestine, the grouping of Irish academics assembled last year to campaign for boycott in the Irish third level education system.

Here is Bashir's excellent talk, as published on the Jacobin website:

The Occupation and BDS


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