MESOP NEXT “BAN” : Israel Passes Bill to Ban Pro-Boycott Foreigners

Israel’s Knesset approved legislation to forbid granting entry visas or residency rights to foreigners who call for economic, academic, or cultural boycotts of Israel or its West Bank settlements (Haaretz). The bill’s language may be used to bar Palestinians who are temporary residents (Guardian) in Israel while their applications for permanent residency are under review.