Parliament votes to reject Israel boycott campaign
Parliament has voted by a wide margin to condemn the growing international Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign being waged against Israel for what is alleged to be the Jewish state’s failure to accord equal rights to Arabs in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories. Read More – The Globe and Mail
The Canadian Parliament Is Going To Condemn The BDS Movement
The Canadian Parliament is on course to “condemn any and all attempts” by Canadian groups to support the Boycott, Divestments and Sanctions movement.
The motion to condemn BDS was put forward by the Conservatives, but on Thursday the Liberal majority government announced it would vote in favour. The NDP says the motion is an attack on freedom of expression and is opposing it. Read more – BuzzFeed News
Liberals denounce and agree with Tory motion condemning Israel boycotters
So, the Trudeau government intends to join with the Conservatives next week and condemn the United Church of Canada and the Quakers, along with every other organization and individual participating to any degree in a boycott of Israeli goods and services.
Read more – CBC