1 Also see Dan Diker, Unmasking BDS: Radical Roots, Extremist Ends, Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, 2015, pp. 26-29 2 http://www.russelltribunalonpalestine.com/en/4682/russell-tribunal-on-palestine-at-the-world-social-forum-in-tunis 3 WSF, January 2005: Call from social movements for mobilisations against the war, neoliberalism, exploitation and exclusion. http://cadtm.org/WSF-2005-Call-from-social 4 Palestinian Civil Society Call for BDS, July 2005. http://www.bdsmovement.net/call 5 See interviews with Tariq Ali and Daniel Cohen-Bendit, Matzpen: […]
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