Divestment and Israel

October 18th, 2002 – 8:51 pm
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“The end of apartheid stands as one of the crowning accomplishments of the past century, but we would not have succeeded without the help of international pressure — in particular the divestment movement of the 1980s. Over the past six months, a similar movement has taken shape, this time aiming at an end to the Israeli occupation.”

An excellent piece by Archbishop Desmond Tutu about the parallels between the divestment movement that contributed to bringing an end to aparthied in South Africa, and the new movement that is hoping to bring justice to the Palestinians in the occupied territories.

Read it here.

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