Know the Professor: Nira Yuval-Davis

  • Supports and promotes BDS.[1]
  • Signed a petition stating that BDS is the only way to stop the “massacres in Gaza” being perpetrated by Israel.[2]
  • Signed an open letter calling on the German government to reject a resolution equating BDS with anti-Semitism. The letter also urged Germany to continue funding organizations, including pro-BDS NGOs, that “peacefully challenge the Israeli occupation” and “expose severe violations of international law.” [3]
  • Defines herself as an “anti-Zionist.”[4]

[1] https://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jul/11/boycott-campaign-israel-sense

[2] https://www.bdsmovement.net/news/academics-uk-call-bds-stop-gaza-massacres

[3] https://bdsmovement.net/news/240-jewish-and-israeli-scholars-german-government-boycotts-are-legitimate-and-non-violent-tool

[4] https://www.opendemocracy.net/en/can-europe-make-it/perceptions-jews-or-perceptions-antisemitism/

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