Attendees at Chicago gathering for ‘largest socialist organization in US’ chant ‘from the river to the sea, Palestine will be free’ after passing BDS motion

TIMES OF ISRAEL
Democratic Socialists of America launch into anti-Israel chant at convention
by Staff and JTA
August 7, 2017

Attendees at a convention in Chicago on Saturday for the Democratic Socialists of America launched into an anti-Israel chant after passing a motion to overwhelmingly endorse the Boycott, Sanctions and Divestment movement. In a video posted to social media following the vote, a number of people at the event began chanting “from the river to the sea, Palestine will be free” — a popular slogan at anti-Israel protests around the world — as one person waved a Palestinian flag. Others remained silent as the chanting went on, but the BDS motion — passed with 90 percent approval of the 697 delegates from 49 states — was met with wild applause. READ MORE

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