Submitted by Asa Winstanley on Tue, 08/14/2012 - 14:56
Speaking to Israeli TV earlier this month British ambassador Matthew Gould said Israel was increasingly losing support among middle-ground politicians in the UK because of its aggressive settlement policies.
His comments confirm other indications of increased mainstream support for Palestine in the political mainstream, as I showed in a feature for EI last month.
This week on the podcast, the global BDS movement celebrates 7 years of victories: we’ll interview two leading BDS organizers in Palestine and in Europe about the significance of the movement; and much more!
“This very close divestment vote and the successful boycott vote, along with several other recent watershed victories, makes clear that Israel can no longer count on being singled out for special treatment.”
In this week’s podcast: A report from Jalal Abukhater on the Palestinian Authority police’s violent attacks on Palestinian protesters in Ramallah – “They tried to do this without anyone seeing them on camera.”