The Color Purple

Boycotting Israel

As part of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement (BDS), the author declined publication of the book in Israel[15] in 2012. Walker, an ardent pro-Palestinian activist, said in a letter to Yediot Books that Israel practices "apartheid" and must change its policies before her works can be published there.[16][17]

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