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Israel’s American Enemies Now Target India

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by Clifford Smith
The Print

„The worldwide Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel now appears to have found a new target: democratic India. The BDS has been widely denounced as anti-Semitic and hypocritical because it singles out the only Jewish State and the only democracy in the region, Israel, for unique criticism. But now Kashmir is emerging as their new punching bag. The BDS brigade recently claimed that „India’s policies in Kashmir resemble Israel’s settler colonialism,“ that „India also borrows methods of repression from Israel,“ and also, absurdly, that „the weapons that Israel ‚field-tests‘ on Palestinian bodies are today being deployed in Kashmir.“

Nobody has called for a boycott against India. But this kind of comparative language and suggested equivalence is unique and deserves to be flagged.“ (…)

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