dimanche 20 mai 2018

Israeli Attack on Palestinians Prompts International Backlash

L'attaque "israélienne" contre les palestiniens provoque une réaction internationale

French film director Jean-Luc Godard won't take part in French
government festivities promoting Israel. (Photo: via Twitter)

Israel’s latest attack on Palestinian protesters in Gaza, which killed over 60 and injured thousands with live ammunition, has generated a widespread backlash.

The attack on Monday was the latest in Israel’s ongoing use of lethal force against Palestinian protesters since the beginning of the Great March of Return, on March 30.

The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, which aims to pressure Israel to end its occupation of Palestine and recognize Palestinians’ right to return, has registered several victories.

On May 15, when Palestinians commemorated 70 years of the Nakba (‘Catastrophe’) unleashed by the creation of the state of Israel, the chief executive of the engineering company Versarin announced a US$4 million loss after its links with the Israeli Aerospace Industries were made public by BDS supporters.

Since May 14, several politicians and major unions in France have urged Emmanuel Macron’s government to take a stance against Israel for its ‘crimes a...

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