Artscape 2017 music schedule


Don't prosecute critics of Israeli settlements

Don't prosecute critics of Israeli settlements

Both the Senate and House are considering a bill that would provide criminal prosecution for individuals who support boycott, divestment or sanctions (BDS) against Israel related to the occupation of Palestine and the proliferation of Israeli settlements on Palestinian lands. Spearheaded by Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin, the penalties could result in prison time for the accused (“US anti-boycott laws could come into play in Qatar crisis,” July 13).

Talk about mass incarceration! According to a national poll by the Brookings Institute, 60 percent of Democrats,...