BDS is a comprehensive, international strategy that seeks to present Israel as a pariah state analogous to Apartheid South Africa. Designed to isolate Israel politically, economically, militarily, academically and culturally, many of its member organizations aim to delegitimize the Two-State Solution and promote one state for both people, effectively replacing Israel with an Arab-majority state in all the territories of Israel, the West Bank and Gaza. BDS has become the central organizing principle around which almost all anti-Israel activity now revolves.
Here are some resources on BDS:
- HonestReporting Slideshow – Fighting BDS: Tips & Strategies
- The HonestReporting BDS E-Book
- BDS – An Introduction (PDF)
- BDS Cookbook
- BDS – A Hostile Campaign, StandWithUs
- BDS and Non-Governmental Organizations, NGO Monitor
- The BDS Movement Promotes Delegitimization of the State of Israel, ReViews, June 10, 2010, Reut Institute (PDF)
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