Top Israeli Minister Says Settlement Boycott Equals Israel Boycott

(AP-New York Times) Israeli Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan, the minister responsible for combatting boycott efforts against Israel, says he sees no difference between the targeting of Jewish West Bank settlements and the country as a whole. He told the Associated Press Thursday that all boycotts are illegitimate against a democracy where citizens can choose their own fate. Erdan says most of the boycott activists aim to delegitimize and destroy Israel, cloaking their campaign under a false premise of peace and human rights advocacy. He says he is leading an effort to "expose the true face" of the activists.

2017-10-27 00:00:00

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