By Kathy Kamp
Omar Barghouti, “Moral Arguments and Counterarguments on Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions, (BDS)” presented to the 2nd Bil’in International Nonviolent Conference, 19 April 2007. It’s in two parts, to make it easier to download.
Omar Barghouti an independent Palestinian political and cultural analyst and human rights activist. He holds an MS in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University in New York (USA). He is currently working on his doctoral dissertation in Philosophy and Ethics at Tel Aviv University. He has contributed to the books, Controversies in Subjectivity, and The New Intifada: Nonviolent Means of Resistence. Barghouti feels the solution t the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict lies in changing the government to a secular democratic state of all its citizens in historical Palestine. He support international use of boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) to bring an end to the Israeli Occupation of the Palestinian territories.