Fury over German court's 'anti-Semitic' pro-BDS ruling

 

Israel Hayom

Protesters in Berlin hold a Palestinian flag and the initials of the anti-Israel BDS movement while Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was visiting Germany in August 2019.

(JNS) - The Stuttgart Administrative Court recently ruled that calls to single out the Jewish state for boycott, divestment and sanctions do not violate Germany's laws against hate speech and are protected, sparking outrage from critics that the decision turns anti-Semitism into a socially and politically correct view.

"It is probably the first time in the history of the Federal Republic that a court has expressly declared 'anti-Semitic views' to be a legally protected area of '​​freedom of opinion,'" Henryk M. Broder, a leading expert on German Jew-hatred, wrote in his popular column f...



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