GRITtv Debate: Boycott, Sanctions and Divestment in Israel

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Meanwhile, in a different human rights discussion, last month, Laura moderated a debate sponsored by the Middle East Institute at Columbia University on Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel (BDS) in pursuit of a just peace in the Middle East. Omar Barghouti, Palestinian human rights activist and founding member of the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) and of the Palestinian Civil Society Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel. and George Fletcher, Cardozo Professor of Jurisprudence at Columbia Law School and author of Rethinking Criminal Law, discussed whether the BDS strategy is helpful or counterproductive.

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