Black Lives Matter (BLM) has put out a policy platform this week. In it they have adopted a hateful and biased position on Israel, calling Israel a perpetrator of “genocide” and an “apartheid state”. Neither of which is true.
The action of BLM to support BDS and label Israel in such a way has caused many Jewish organisations to criticise the movement. Some Jewish organisations who previously supported the movement have also now disassociated themselves.
Here is a recent post on BLM’s Facebook page showing a group of BLM activists visiting Israel and the Palestinian territories. It clearly shows their anti-Israel views.
The Algameiner published an interesting article this week linking Black Lives Matter to other anti-Israel groups and how their shared anti-Israel agenda is fuelling anti-Semitism. Click here to read more.