Israel-Palestine conflict: Boycott movement against Israel

  1. Palestine is leading a Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement.
  2. It is a nonviolent grassroots movement modelled on the lines of South African anti-apartheid campaigns.
  3. Approach: It seeks to persuade businesses, artists, governments and academic institutions to boycott Israel over its long occupation of the Palestinian territories.
  4. Goal: An end to the occupation, equality for Palestinian citizens of Israel, and a resolution for Palestinian refugees of 1948.