UNIONISTI CONTRARI AL BOICOTTAGGIO CONTRO ISRAELE
All’incontro del Derry City Council di martedì, è stata approvata la mozione a favore del boicottaggio contro Israele, nonostante l’opposizione unionista.
La mozione, presentata congiuntamente da Sinn Fein e SDLP, richiede l’immediato cessate il fuoco e il ritiro delle truppe israeliane dalla striscia di Gaza.
Gerry McLaughlin, consigliere del Sinn Fein, spera in un sostegno da parte della popolazione per dimostrare il proprio appoggio agli abitanti della striscia di Gaza, condannando la violenza nei loro confronti.
Unionists oppose Israeli boycott
Despite joint opposition by Unionists, councillors pushed through a boycott against Israeli produce at a meeting of Derry City Council on Tuesday.
The Motion in favour of the boycott was jointly tabled by the SDLP and Sinn Fein, and also called for an immediate ceasefire and withdrawal of Israeli troops from Gaza.
Despite Unionist opposition, the Motion was passed by majority vote.
Speaking afterwards, SF councillor Gerry McLaughlin said he hoped people would support the move adding it was his opinion that people were ‘crying out’ for a practical way to show support for the people of Gaza and their condemnation of the violence visited upon them.