Scotland today (22 April 2009) joined Ireland and South Africa when
the Scottish Trade Union Congress, representing every Scottish trade
union, voted overwhelmingly to commit to boycott, divestment and sanctions
against Israel. This is the third example of a national trade union
federation committing to BDS and is a clear indication that, while Israel
can kill Palestinians with impunity and Western support, it has lost
the battle for world public opinion. It is now seen to be a state born
out of ethnic cleansing and still expanding through the violent dispossession
of the Palestinian people.

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