Illinois House Passes Bill to Stop BDS Campaign Against Israel

Zio-Nazi fascism with no apology..


On Monday, the Illinois House of Representatives unanimously passed a law that would force state pension funds to divest from companies that have themselves boycotted or divested from activities supporting the Israeli occupation.
The law, the first of its kind in the US, defines “boycott” to mean any actions “that are politically motivated and are intended to penalize, inflict economic harm on, or otherwise limit commercial relations with the State of Israel or companies based in the State of Israel or in territories controlled by the State of Israel.”
As such, the law seeks to penalize and discourage even efforts against Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank that are considered “illegitimate” by the US government and illegal under international law.
But the Illinois initiative is not alone, as legislatures and government officials in Indiana, California and the US Congress, among others, seek to halt BDS.
In Canada, the government recently threatened to prosecute people who advocate for Palestinian human and political rights through BDS, using “hate speech” laws.

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