Washington, DC – US President Barack Obama, this week, signed into law a sweeping trade agreement which protects Israel fromboycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) by countries who oppose the ongoing military occupation of Palestine. The agreement — H.R. 644: Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 — was passed 75-20, on February 11,
Obama Signs Anti-BDS Trade Agreement Into Law
A similar trend ran through the UK, earlier this month, following British proposals to forbid a boycott of Israeli settlement goods by publicly-funded British institutions.