BDS groups from around the world are included on the list as is the US-based organization, Jewish Voice for Peace, which is calling for an end to the Israeli occupation of the West Bank, Gaza Strip and east Jerusalem. They were chosen because they are the main ones who "operate consistently and continuously" against Israel, according to Erdan's office.
European groups on the list include BDS France; BDS Italy; War on Want; Friends of Al-Aksa; The European Coordination of Committees and Associations for Palestine; and Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign.
Erdan said Israel had "shifted from defence to offence" with the publication of the list.
"The anti-Israel boycott campaign seeks not to promote peace but to undermine Israel's national security and existence", said minister Gilad Erdan.
Israel a year ago enacted a law that would ban any activist who "knowingly issues a public call for boycotting Israel".
The travel ban is the latest in a series of populist moves by the Israeli government, the most rightwing coalition in the country's history.
Not every person who is a member of such an organization or who has expressed support for such an organization would be barred from entering Israel. Rebecca Vilkomerson, executive director of JVP (Jewish Voice for Peace), issued a statement saying the ban was "disconcerting but not surprising, given the further erosion of democratic norms and rising anxiety about the power of BDS as a tool to demand freedom".
"As someone with considerable family in Israel, this policy will be a personal hardship".
The BDS Movement attempts to delegitimize and isolate Israel in an effort to advance Palestinian interests. "This ban is an overt violation of the constitutional rights of Israeli citizens and the rights guaranteed to Palestinian residents of the OPT [Occupied Palestinian Territories] under worldwide humanitarian and human rights law". Most recently, pop singer Lorde joined a number of other performers who have canceled performances in Israel amid pressure from BDS activists.
In November Israel denied entry to a USA employee of Amnesty International as part of its anti-boycott offensive under the same rules.
The list made public Sunday follows up on that legislation and could impact thousands of people if it is enforced.
No. 1-ranked Simona Halep and No. 3 Caroline Wozniacki are bidding to win their first Grand Slam singles titles. The 36-year-old was hoping to return to the court after the birth of her daughter Alexis Olympia in September.
That being said, this is a "leak", and not confirmed information, so it's important take this information with a grain of salt. After the launch of Switch, Nintendo is completely looking to focus on its hybrid console and new titles coming this year.
It's a hard task and if you don't believe it just ask me ... "I think our players are playing very hard". "I'm fine with it". Asked if he disagrees with the idea that he's lost the locker room, Walton responded, "I would disagree with that, yes".
The transport minister has ruled out any further hike after announcing a 2.44 % hike against the demand for 2.57 %. Over 40 trade unions affiliated to the state transport corporations have made a decision to intensify the protest.
The vessel is carrying several autonomous submarines which can be launched from the ship to scour the seabed for the jet. The Malaysian government said it will allow a United States exploration firm to resume the search, Reuters reported.
Houston police officials confirmed that a missing person's report was filed in Roland's case, but they have said little else. She told Click 2 Houston that the blue truck looped back around and parked behind her before Roland got out of the auto .
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Asked about his lethargic start, Kyrgios said: "As bad as it is to say, it's kind of like a tap - I can turn it on when I want to. At 4-4 in the third set, Edmund tumbled to the court, clutching his right ankle with both hands.
Season of Big Bash was expanded
Female Rebel BBL starts their season from the 9th f December, which is 10 days earlier from the male season of KFC BBL games. Fans of cricket across the world can see the online stream at the official Australian cricket website, and throw its app.