Posted: January 24, 2013 in News


16 January 2013 | via

Five major trade unions in the Galicia region of the Spanish state have announced their support for boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) against Israel. Below is an English translation of the statement they released on January 9.

Manifesto of the Galician trade unions supporting the global movement for a campaign of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) against Israel

In the words of Nelson Mandela, the Palestinian struggle for justice became “the greatest moral issue of our time”. The brutal Israeli siege on Gaza represents nowadays the most critical and urgent of all Israeli injustices against the Palestinian people in the form of endless violations of human rights and international humanitarian law.

Palestinian civil society, through the Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC), issued a call for a campaign of boycotts, divestment and sanctions against Israel addressed to people of conscience and all organizations of civil…

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