Pro-Palestine activist ‘thrilled’ with Georgia BDS ban court win

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A ban on a Palestinian boycott of Israel movement in the US State of Georgia has been found in breach of the First Amendment. The 2016 law prevents Georgia from signing contacts of $1,000 or over with anyone who does not withdraw support for the pro-Palestine Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign. This has been described as a “loyalty oath”, including in a press release on the Council on American-Islamic Relations’ (CAIR) website. The organisation is representing the plaintiff. Abby Martin, a pro-Palestine journalist and filmmaker, was stopped from speaking at Georgia Southern Unive…

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