The Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, a campaign popular across the Western world, aims to instill political and economic pressure on the Israeli government in order to encourage the state to amend its policies and alleged crimes against Palestinians. Throughout the past decade, this movement has gained enormous traction across academic campuses.
However, the common trend that can be observed is that most people do not take the time to properly analyze the consequences of widespread BDS support, blindly endorsing it in the belief that they are fighting for social justice. In reality, the BDS movement is nowhere near accomplishing its goals and is ultimately worsening the livelihood of Arab-Israelis and Palestinians.
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