May 25, 2012

#BDS: Grassroots: An Anti-Normalization NGO in Jerusalem led by an Israeli Citizen

"Contrary to trends in so-called tolerance groups, Grassroots takes a strong line in support of the Palestinian boycott, divestment, and sanctions campaign. 

Kurz says BDS "does a very good job at uniting the Palestinian people. ... It is a campaign that brings all Palestinians under one umbrella, from the bottom up.”

Despite being located in occupied Jerusalem, when you step foot into Grassroots offices, it's hard to find Israeli products. In their events, Palestinian-made juices and biscuits are served. 

Grassroots also sent an official request to the BDS campaign to add their organization to the list of BDS supporters. “It is a wonderful grassroots initiative that everyone can relate to,” he said. “We support them.”

Moreover, Grassroots stands strong for the right of return."

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