The initiators of the campaign, BDS Vancouver, were truly inspired by the immediate and overwhelming public reaction and the sense of outrage at the involvement of Ballet BC (and the other participants/sponsors) in this art-washing of Israeli war crimes.
Curiously, Ballet BC lists 11 choreographers for its 2018-19 season, and 4 of those 11 are Israeli, with 3 of them citing strong ties with the Israeli Batsheva dance company on their public profiles.(https://bdsmovement.net/news/open-letter-batsheva-dance-company) Batsheva has a long history of flaunting the BDS call and is often touted as a cultural ambassador for Israel.
Most recently, New Orleans' City Council has rescinded a resolution aimed at supporting BDS
, a move made under the pressure of pro-Israeli lobby groups.
The blast injured BDS
officials Shakir and Gazan who were shifted to Hayatabad Medical Complex for treatment.
The Israeli-induced attacks on the BDS
movement are advanced through putting pressure on governments, legislators and officials to fight BDS
activity through implementing repressive measures that pose a threat to civil and political liberties at large.
The Pall(R) BDS
is currently available in Canada and can be ordered from Pall's customer service line at 1-800-465-8555.
Irish foreign minister Charles Flanagan responded to a parliamentary question by Deputy Paul Murphy on Israel's attacks on the movement saying that BDS
is not supported by the Irish government but that it is a "a legitimate political viewpoint".
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