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Elizabeth May on the BDS Motion

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"In July 2011, that parliament of Israel voted on a question of whether to condemn calls for boycotts against Israel as a civil wrong. The vote carried, but it was not overwhelming. There were 47 members of the Knesset who voted for it, and 38 members voted against it. The 38 members who voted against it were certainly not hate filled against the State of Israel." —Elizabeth May

“In July 2011, that parliament of Israel voted on a question of whether to condemn calls for boycotts against Israel as a civil wrong. The vote carried, but it was not overwhelming. There were 47 members of the Knesset who voted for it, and 38 members voted against it. The 38 members who voted against it were certainly not hate filled against the State of Israel.”
Elizabeth May

Read Elizabeth’s full statement on Open Parliament: https://openparliament.ca/debates/2016/2/18/elizabeth-may-1/

Written by Laurel L. Russwurm

February 23, 2016 at 10:32 pm

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  1. […] condemning the BDS movementl, claiming that bringing such economic and political pressure to bear is anti-semitic, even though BDS political and economic pressure aims to convince Israel to conform to […]


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