NY Assembly Passes Resolution Rejecting BDS Against Israel


ny state assemblyNew York State Assembly took up a resolution rejecting the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement and reaffirming its support for Israel today.

The resolution, which passed in a voice vote, stated that the assembly rejects the BDS movement and all activities in New York, which “undermine efforts to achieve a negotiated two-state solution and the right of Israelis and Palestinians to self-determination.”

“This Legislative Body is concerned that the international Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement and its agenda are damaging to the causes of peace, justice, equality, democracy, and human rights for all peoples in the Middle East,” the resolution says.

The resolution states that the assembly opposes all attempts to isolate Israel and efforts to delegitimize Israel, including, but not limited to, promoting economic, cultural and academic boycotts.

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