Sat Apr 8, 2017 9:6AM
Palestinians walk past a sign painted on a wall in the West Bank town of Bethlehem on June 5, 2015, calling to boycott Israeli products coming from Jewish settlements. (AFP)
Palestinians walk past a sign painted on a wall in the West Bank town of Bethlehem on June 5, 2015, calling to boycott Israeli products coming from Jewish settlements. (AFP)

Israel’s parliament has approved a new law banning anyone found to support the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement from entering the country.

The bill applies to any activist "who knowingly issues a public call for boycotting Israel that, given the content of the call and the circumstances in which it was issued, has a reasonable possibility of leading to the imposition of a boycott – if the issuer was aware of this possibility."