Wh y are you amazed? Have they boycotted Sudan? Algeria? Egypt? Afghnistan? Iran? or any other country for oppressing parts of its own populations (women, for example, female circumcision, honor killings? What abbout the UN Human Rights Commission, which has castigated Israel only - despite all the atrocities being committed in the world today. No Jews involved there, so not worth anyone's attention.
South African court throws out fraud case against opposition politician (Reuters)
from the article: Guardian editor condemns U.K. journalists' call to boycott Israel