BDS Movement Will Not Succeed Anytime Soon

The call for BDS in Israel/Palestine is an eloquent, idealistic plea to global humanity to step in to change a disastrous wrongdoing. BDS has won several small-scale victories and international civil society is becoming more and more open to the idea of using BDS tactics to encourage the Israeli government to end the occupation, recognize the rights of Palestinian citizens of Israel, and recognize the right of return. But in its current incarnation, it is severely, and possibly fatally, limited in its potential for several reasons.

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