Members of the organizations from Europe, the United States, Latin America and a group from South Africa will be banned from visiting the country, the Haaretz newspaper reported, citing the so-called BDS blacklist.
The list, in particular, includes such entities as Jewish Voice for Peace, France Association Palestine Solidarity, BDS France, BDS Italy, Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign, American Friends Service Committee, American Muslims for Palestine and BDS South Africa.
Here is the list of #BDS organizations that will from now on be banned from entering Israel.— Emmanuel Navon (@emmanuelnavon) 7 января 2018 г.
Don't expect being welcomed anymore to a country you try to isolate and defame.
You boycott us, we boycott you.
The BDS campaign encourages people to boycott Israel, urges universities and other organizations to divest from the country, and calls for international sanctions until Tel Aviv complies with international law with respect to Palestinians and withdraws from Palestinian land.
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