BDS co-founder addresses European Parliament

Omar Barghouti, human rights defender and co-founder of the Palestinian-led Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, spoke at the European Parliament on 2nd Feb despite the best efforts by pro-Israel advocacy groups to prevent him from doing so.Barghouti was a guest speaker at a panel event on “The Israeli Settlements in Palestine and the European Union”.
 
Ahead of yesterday’s meeting, a number of pro-Israel groups had written a letter to European Parliament President Antonio Tajani, claiming that Barghouti, and the BDS movement, are guilty of “anti-Semitic” statements and objectives respectively.
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