Australian Court Drops Racism Case Against Professor Who Backs BDS

Jake Lynch had rejected an application by an Israeli colleague and cited a University of Sydney institution’s support for the boycott, divestment and sanctions efforts.

SYDNEY – In what is being hailed as a victory for the global boycott of Israel campaign, the Federal Court of Australia has dismissed a case waged by an Israeli-based NGO to find a Sydney academic in breach of the country’s anti-racism laws.