Lawsuit reveals: BDS led a covert campaign to take over the American Studies Association.
BDS led a covert campaign to take over the American Studies Association and use it as a tool to bash Israel, a public interest lawsuit revealed. Newly revealed documents presented by the Louis D.Brandeis Center (LDB) for Human Rights Under Law proves that BDS attempted the action while trying to disguise its political agenda.
BDS activists were forced to reveal their secret agenda during the course of anti-boycott litigation brought against the American Studies Association (ASA) by Professors Simon Bronner, Michael Rockland, Michael Barton, and Charles Kupfer in 2016 .
The professors’ success set the stage for the dramatic new revelations. According to Jerome Marcus, the lead counsel for the plaintiffs, “The evidence shows that members of the pro-BDS ‘US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel [USACBI],’ tried to take over the ASA and similar associations.” BDS leaders named in the suit include Sunaina Maira, Neferti Tadiar, J. Kehaulani Kauanui, Jasbir Puar, and Steven Salaita.
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Originally posted on November 12, 2017 at UnitedWithIsrael.com