Boycot, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) Campaign

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MESSAGE from the Coalition for Justice and Peace in Palestine

As the year 2005 ends, twenty groups that are members of theCoalition for Justice and Peace in Palestine (CJPP), are launching a Quebec campaign of boycott, divestment, and sanctions, to force Israel to respect international law.  This message briefly outlines the campaign and invites you to start taking action towards this goal immediately, during the various social and family gatherings that will mark the coming ‘Holiday Season’.

In the press release that was sent out to launch the campaign, the spokespersons for the coalition stated: “We must stop believing in the false pronouncements of peace of the Israeli State and in the roadmap of its US sponsor.  Because, in practise, under the cover of the hyper-showcased Gaza ‘disengagement’, Israel is moving ahead with a much more significant expansion of its settlements in the West Bank, and continues the illegal construction of its apartheid wall, gradually reducing the occupied Palestinian territories into a disconnected patchwork of mini-bantoustans.” (more…)

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