Picketing Cape Town's Jewish Groups in the Name of Palestinians

(Tablet) Armin Rosen - The Council of South African Trade Unions picketed the Cape Town offices of the Jewish Board of Deputies as part of the country's annual Israel Apartheid Week festivities. Why target the board, whose mission is to "promote the safety and welfare of South African Jewry"? Malvern De Bruyn, a COSATU activist, explained: "There's no embassy in Cape Town. That's why we came to the board of deputies." In the absence of an Israeli target, COSATU chose the most visible and convenient Jewish one.

2019-04-09 00:00:00

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