Quotation from Desmond Tutu “These tools – BDS – ultimately proved effective ” — Aug. 14 2014
South African Archbishop, in an article written for Haaretz daily newspaper.
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The solution is more likely to come from that nonviolent toolbox we developed in South Africa in the 1980s, to persuade the government of the necessity of altering its policies."
The reason these tools – boycott, sanctions and divestment – ultimately proved effective was because they had a critical mass of support, both inside and outside the country. The kind of support we have witnessed across the world in recent weeks, in respect of Palestine.
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