Journalist and author Ali Abunimah says that the endorsement of BDS by the
American Studies Association (ASA) does not target individuals, only
academic institutions complicit in denying the rights of Palestinians
BDS activists in Gaza (Boycott, Divestment and Sanction) consider
renowned physicist Stephen Hawking's decision to cancel his participation in
an upcoming conference in Israel as part of an academic boycott "a huge
victory for the BDS movement"