Zoha Khalili, staff attorney at Palestine Legal, said that the bill does nothing to address the problems underlying the anti-Palestinian anti-boycott laws
that have been enacted in 26 states.
There are court cases challenging the constitutionality of anti-boycott laws
that have been passed in several states -- with two already victorious (in Kansas and Arizona).
Mugshot Portraits: Women of the Montgomery Bus Boycott, takes a contemporary look back at a powerful, yet under-acknowledged legacy of Black women's activism through a series of graphite and Conte pencil portraits based on mug shots of women who were indicted under Alabama's anti-boycott laws
The pro-Israel group, meeting this week in Washington, D.C., for its 12th conference, on Tuesday also will push a measure that expands anti-boycott laws
to target the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel.
export control laws, anti-boycott laws
and special sanctions maintained by the U.S.
While the anti-boycott laws
target any boycotts not sanctioned by the United States, only about 3 percent of filers reported having operations in countries known to participate in boycotts of a country other than Israel in either year.
American courts could extend their reach to the UK to punish British firms believed to be in breach of US anti-boycott laws
, it was claimed today.
Narrator E: In February, the city charges more than 100 black leaders with violating anti-boycott laws
Chill in The Arab Boycott of Israel: Economic Aggression and World Reaction pointed out that the Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith (ADL), the American Jewish Congress (AJC), and the American-Israeli Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) were all hampered by Israel's official policy which discouraged well-publicized and spirited combat against the boycott until the period following the 1973 Yore Kippur War.(24) Following that war, however, these organizations played a critical role in getting anti-boycott laws
passed through Congress and signed by President Ford, especially during the latter part of 1975 and through the 1976 elections.
"This bill, together with anti-boycott laws
it seeks to encourage, is part of a much larger effort to undermine Palestine advocacy.
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and OECD Convention), export control laws (EAR and ITAR), anti-boycott laws
, and special sanctions (embargoes) maintained by the U.S.
that prohibit companies from participating in any international boycott not sanctioned by the U.S.