“On August 9, Seattle Mideast Awareness Campaign (SeaMAC) launched a new ad on buses in San Francisco with the slogan Boycott Israel Until Palestinians Have Equal Rights. The bus ad will run for four weeks. SeaMAC’s new bus ad also includes the slogan Stop Anti-Boycott Legislation and features a list of previous social justice boycotts, including boycotts against British tea in 1773, segregated buses in Montgomery in 1956, and South African apartheid from 1959 to 1994…Although SeaMAC ran the main slogan of this campaign, Boycott Israel Until Palestinians Have Equal Rights, on buses in Washington, D.C. and three other cities in 2015, the same ad was censored and taken off a billboard in Chicago by Lamar Inc. in early 2016. SeaMAC has also been prevented from running several bus ads critical of Israel in Seattle, even though pro-Israel groups have been allowed to run false, misleading and inflammatory ads on those same King County Metro buses.” 

Source: “New San Francisco bus ads say: ‘Boycott Israel Until Palestinians Have Equal Rights’ Activism.'” August 11, 2016. http://mondoweiss.net/2016/08/francisco-boycott-palestinians/#sthash.o0srK9hb.dpuf

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