Contrary to the claims of the 22 NGOs, a two-state solution can only be achieved around the negotiating table, and not through politicized attacks against Israel.
Discriminatory BDS (Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions) campaigns aim to isolate Israel internationally through political warfare — the exploitation of human rights, double standards, comparisons to apartheid South Africa, and false accusations of “war crimes.”
Senator Eric Abetz asked officials from the Australian Agency for International Development about safeguards in place that prevent AusAID funding being used ...in a manner that contravenes Australian government policy on Israel? Let us just pluck an example out of the air like BDSBoycott, Divestment and Sanctions.
NGO Monitor is concerned this new law is counterproductive and will only polarize important discussions regarding the boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel.
CWP is a leader in the boycotts, divestments, and sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel, primarily through its Who Profits project. Campaigns include the UC Berkeley divestment effort (2010), the Norwegian Governments Pension Fund which led to divestment from Elbit, and targeting of banks, security companies, civil infrastructure facilities, and private firms.