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Preface

Rosen has globalized his research and helps the reader understand the extensive web of the delegitimization campaign

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Notes

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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Other Organizations and Individuals

If Americans Knew  http://ifamericaknew.org Orientation: far-left Fields of operation: media, publications If Americans Knew is an organization whose mission is “to inform and educate the American public on issues of major significance that are unreported, underreported, or misreported in the American media,”505 declaring that “The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is one of the world’s major sources of […]

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American Far-Left Organizations

Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP)  https://jewishvoiceforpeace.org/ Orientation: Jewish far-left, anti-Zionist Fields of operation: campus activism, “direct action” – demonstrations and rallies, BDS promoting Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) is probably the largest and most influential Jewish anti-Zionist group in the United States. During the past five years, JVP has significantly expanded, and now has 35 […]

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Other Palestinian and Arab Organizations

The Electronic Intifada  https://electronicintifada.net/ Orientation: secular anti-Zionist Fields of operation: media, BDS promoting Electronicintifada.net is one of the main BDS-promoting portals in the Western world, which also serves as a communications platform for pro-BDS activists and the promotion of its ideology. It was founded in 2001 and operates out of Chicago. The portal is mostly […]

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Islamist Organizations

Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)  http://www.cair.com/ Orientation: Islamist, Muslim Brotherhood Fields of operation: pro-Hamas advocacy The Council on American–Islamic Relations (CAIR) is a U.S. Muslim Brotherhood advocacy group that, as previously stated, was named in a list of co-conspirators and/or joint ventures in the Holy Land Foundation case.344 It is headquartered on Capitol Hill in […]

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Chapter IV: Delegitimization in the United States

Although the social and political structure in the United States differs from European countries, mapping the structure and networks of delegitimizing Israel resembles European configurations with several unique features, albeit it is more complex in terms of the main groups involved. In general, delegitimization activity in the United States focuses on the areas of New […]

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Belgian Far-Left Organizations

The European Coordination of Committee and Associations for Palestine (ECCP)  In French: La Coordination Européenne des Comités Palestine (CECP) http://www.eccpalestine.org/ Orientation: Western far-left Fields of operation: political lobbying, BDS promoting The ECCP is a Brussels-based association of NGOs cooperating with the UN Committee on the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People.303 According to its website, […]

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Chapter III: Delegitimization in Belgium

Belgium is a small European country, with a population of about 11 million people, 60 percent of whom are Dutch-speaking Flemish and 40 percent French-speaking Walloons. In 2008, it was estimated that Muslims consist of 6 percent of the population,274 the majority of whom live in the major cities, especially the Brussels-Capital Region. A large […]

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French Far-Left Organizations

Nouveau Parti Anticapitaliste (NPA)  In English: The New Anti-Capitalist Party http://www.npa2009.org Orientation: Western far-left Fields of operation: “direct action,” BDS promoting This is a far-left, extremely anti-capitalist and anti-Israeli party, founded in 2009 by former Communist activists. The NPA plays a key role in French BDS initiatives, and its flags carrying the Party’s logo appear […]

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Other Palestinian, Arab and Muslim Organizations

Fédération Internationale de Droits de l’Homme (FIDH)  https://www.fidh.org/International-Federation-for-Human-Rights Orientation: Western far-left, Arab far-left Fields of operation: “direct action,” BDS promoting, human rights FIDH is an international human rights organization founded in 1922 and centered in Paris, with branches all over the world. FIDH has about 150 human rights organizations from 92 countries under its wing. […]

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Islamist Organizations

Le Comité de Bienfaisance et de Secours aux Palestiniens – France (CBSP)  http://cbsp.fr/ https://www.facebook.com/CBSP.FRANCE/ https://twitter.com/CBSP_FRANCE Orientation: Islamist, Muslim Brotherhood Fields of operation: “direct action,” pro-Hamas support and advocacy,BDS promoting Le Comité de Bienfaisance et de Solidarité avec la Palestine was founded in Nancy on March 20, 1990. In 2001, it changed its name to the […]

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Chapter II: Delegitimization in France

France is a rather active country when it comes to the delegitimization of Israel, and BDS in particular. Many activities stem from far-left elements in the country, including Jewish organizations. Various activities are co-organized by “red-green” coalitions of far-left and Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated players. France is also the home base of several lawyers who represent Hamas […]