60966
Knesset Bars Israel Boycott Supporters
Knesset Bars Israel Boycott Supporters

Knesset Bars Israel Boycott Supporters

Knesset Bars Israel Boycott Supporters

The Knesset gave its final approval on Monday to a bill that forbids granting entry visas or residency rights to foreign nationals who call for economic, cultural or academic boycotts of either Israel or the settlements. The interior minister would be able to make exceptions to this rule, if he deems it warranted in a particular case, France24 reported. The bill, which was enacted into law after it passed its second and third readings, was backed by 46 lawmakers and opposed by 28. Zionist Union this time imposed coalition discipline against the bill, after it gave its members of Knesset freedom to vote as they choose during its first reading.  The Knesset Interior and Environment Committee approved the final wording of the boycott bill, whose goal is to fight the international boycott, divestment and sanctions movement. It says the entry ban will apply to any person “who knowingly issues a public call for boycotting Israel that, given the content of the call and the circumstances in which it was issued, has a reasonable possibility of leading to the imposition of a boycott, if the issuer was aware of this possibility”.

 

Short URL : https://goo.gl/hDVTho
  1. https://goo.gl/njoAQs
  • https://goo.gl/56jzbz
  • https://goo.gl/Nm51XE
  • https://goo.gl/pWQEN8
  • https://goo.gl/04pQrE

You can also read ...

Theresa May
British Prime Minister Theresa May warned her divided party on...
Israeli Raids Kill 2 Palestinian  Teenagers in Gaza
At least two teenagers in the Gaza Strip have been killed by...
Haiti Prime Minister Resigns
Prime Minister of Haiti Jack Guy Lafontant has resigned after...
EU’s Mogherini Visits Libya  to Reopen Bloc’s Mission
Federica Mogherini, the European Union’s foreign policy chief...
US and North Korean officials met Sunday to discuss the return...
Protests Erupt in Chicago After Man Killed by Police
Protesters chanted and threw rocks at Chicago police Saturday...
Civilian Deaths in War-Torn Afghanistan Hit Record High
The number of Afghan civilians killed in the country’s long-...

Add new comment

Read our comment policy before posting your viewpoints

Trending

Googleplus