Jun 7, 2011

#BDS: Tutu congratulates Sydney's Marrickville Council's #Israel boycott #Australia

"Archbishop Desmond Tutu, veteran leader against South African apartheid, sends letter of support and solidarity to Marrickville Mayor and Councillors.
The Coalition for Justice and Peace in Palestine warmly congratulates the Mayor of Marrickville, Fiona Byrne, who has received a letter from Archbishop Desmond Tutu as a result of her and other Councillors’ support for the Boycotts, Divestment and Sanctions call from Palestinian civil society. The letter will be presented to Mayor Byrne at Marrickville Council Chambers on Tuesday, June 7, 2011.
The letter makes reference to Marrickville Council’s Sister City relationship with Bethlehem, the importance of sporting boycotts in the campaign against apartheid in South Africa and the pressure placed on Marrickville Council."
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