The right to boycott: BDS, law, and politics in a global context

@article{Bot2019TheRT,
  title={The right to boycott: BDS, law, and politics in a global context},
  author={M. Bot},
  journal={Transnational Legal Theory},
  year={2019},
  volume={10},
  pages={421 - 445}
}
  • M. Bot
  • Published 2019
  • Political Science
  • Transnational Legal Theory
ABSTRACT This article discusses the global campaigns for boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) against Israel, which frame their objectives primarily in legal terms, as well as the transnational strategy to suppress BDS campaigns by means of the law. After arguing that the strategy to suppress BDS campaigns by means of the law exemplifies an instrumentalisation of law that is fundamentally at odds with the rule of law, I discuss two landmark judgments that recognised a right to boycott, and… Expand