Over 350 European groups urge israeli boycott #BDS


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Over 350 European groups urge Israeli boycott

Palestinians walk past a sign painted on a wall in the occupied West Bank town of Bethlehem on June 5, 2015, calling to boycott Israeli products coming from illegal settlements. ©AFPPalestinians walk past a sign painted on a wall in the occupied West Bank town of Bethlehem on June 5, 2015, calling to boycott Israeli products coming from illegal settlements. ©AFP

More than 300 groups in Europe have urged the EU to hold Israel accountable for its human rights violations and join a global campaign for boycott of Israeli products

The 352 signatories to a letter include human rights and aid organizations, church groups, trade unions and political parties from across the continent, including France, Germany, Norway and Belgium.

In their letter, they have urged the EU to defend the right of individuals and institutions to take part in the Palestinian-led Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign.

The movement campaigns for a boycott of all Israeli goods and questions Israel’s legitimacy.

The BDS movement is currently asking people to add their names to an appeal to the…

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