Amid the relentless focus on anti-Semitism in the British Labour Party during the general election campaign, a small detail in the Conservative manifesto was largely overlooked.
“We will ban public bodies from imposing their own direct or indirect boycotts, disinvestment or sanctions campaigns against foreign countries,” it said. While it said “countries”, its intent was clear: to constrain the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign (known as BDS) against Israel.
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