“The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel said it would “exclude” those in UAE from call to ban Israeli economic and diplomatic partnerships”

As Israel-UAE ties deepen, BDS advocates ‘give up’ on efforts to boycott Jewish state
January 15, 2021

Amid expanding ties between Israel and the United Arab Emirates following the Abraham Accords, a leading Palestinian BDS organization is giving up on efforts to boycott the Jewish state inside of the Arab Gulf country. In a statement, the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI)—a member of the Palestinian BDS National Committee—announced that it would “exclude” those residing in the UAE from its call to ban UAE-Israeli economic and diplomatic partnerships…Previously, the PACBI had called on Emiratis to boycott several major UAE companies and institutions that had established ties with Israel, including the First Dhabi BankEmirates Policy Center and Dubai Expo. READ MORE

ALGEMEINER BDS Continues to Fizzle Out It has always been farcical that people thousands of miles away would claim to speak for Palestinians who want nothing to do with them. Palestinians prefer jobs in settlements that allow them to feed their families to pretentious pseudo-intellectual claptrap spouted by professors about colonialism and intersectionality.

ALL ISRAEL NEWS Al Jazeera retracts ‘fake news’ story related to Israel – but damage was already done A story which appeared on the website of Al Jazeera’s English channel’s website about a United Arab Emirates pilot who resigned in protest against being suspended by the airline for refusing to fly to Tel Aviv was false. Al Jazeera retracted the story on Wednesday…An “Editor’s Note” on the Al Jazeera website admitted that the story was based on a Facebook post by a person who had, on further investigation, proved to be nonexistent…

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