MK Tibi breaks Boycott Law on trip to Canada

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April 17, 2012 12:27

 
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MK Ahmed Tibi (UAL-Ta'al) "tested" the Boycott Law, calling for Canadians not to buy settlement products on Monday night. Soon after, Israel Beiteinu called for a counter-boycott – of Tibi.

"Settlements are a cancer spreading all over Palestinian land, and cancer should be treated and eradicated," Tibi said in Ottawa. "I am talking about a peaceful and non-violent way by not buying or selling or dealing in these products from these settlements."

The UAL-Ta'al MK explained that many Canadian governments have expressed disapproval of settlement construction, but they are not willing to differentiate between "products coming from settlements and products coming from Israel."

The current Canadian government, led by the Conservative party, has argued that those who advocate settlement boycotts are delegitimizing Israel's right to exist, and removed funding from NGOs that do so.

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