Fighting the apartheid libel

Many of the activists behind IAW and BDS are not interested in simply “reforming” Israel.

February 19, 2012 23:01
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Pro-Palestinian protesters hold a banner

PRO-PALESTINIAN protesters hold a banner 390. (photo credit: REUTERS)

In 2005, the first year college students organized to compare the situation in Judea and Samaria to South African apartheid, events were restricted to the University of Toronto.

By 2006, the hate-fest had spread to Montreal and Oxford. In 2007, it grew to eight cities; in 2008, to 24; in 2009, to 38; in 2010, to over 40; and last year to 55 cities.


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