Wednesday, May 02, 2007

Why Boycott Israel?

Unbelievably the British NUJ are doing this sort of thing. Too bad. Ambassador Liz McKune drew this matter to our attention. We will take the issue up at the forthcoming London media conference on 18th June:

Tuesday, April 24, 2007; Page A21
In Iran, the government overturned the convictions of six men who, among other things, killed a young couple because they were walking together in public. In China, local authorities seized about 60 women and forcibly aborted their pregnancies. In Russia, the Putin government expanded its control of the media. In Cuba . . . oh, well, you already know. But what you may not know is that given such a vast palette of injustice and depredations, the British National Union of Journalists made a truly original move: It singled out Israel to boycott.

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