Senator says bill would violate free speech rights.
Activism and BDS Beat
Organization has seen huge growth with resurgence of left-wing politics.
Rare move follows major mobilization by Palestinian rights movement.
Church-based activism confronting Israel’s abuses is growing.
French firm holds shares in Israeli arms firm and banks that finance settlements.
Palestinians urge activists to step up focus on security firm.
But lawyers for Palestine activists see political motivation in university’s other claims.
New evidence shows depths of Israeli “war” on BDS.
Faith leaders condemned efforts to chill advocacy for Palestinian rights.
“We will not allow our parade to be used to distract” from abuses of Palestinians, activists say.