A group of British doctors are seeking to expel Israel from the World Medical Association amid a growing campaign to boycott Israel.
The 71 doctors are the latest group to call for a ban on Israel’s medical association. Any such move would prevent Israelis from participating in medical conferences and publishing in journals. It would further halt funding of research in Israeli institutions. The move comes ahead an upcoming vote by the American Anthro-pological Association where members would decide whether to adopt a boycott. There have been growing calls for a boycott of Israel over its settlement program and treatment of the Palestinians. All Israeli settlement activities are illegal under international law.