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Old 06-20-2014, 04:47 PM   #1
mhgaffney
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Default Presbyterians vote against Israeli apartheid

The Presbyterians followed Bishop Desmond Tutu's advice and voted to disenfranchise from three US companies that service the Israeli military.

This was a committee vote. It now goes to the general assembly. Read on. MHG

Presbyterian Church takes step towards divesting from Israeli military-linked companies
Alex Kane on June 17, 2014

The Middle East Issues Committee at the Presbyterian Church’s general assembly in Detroit voted 45-20 today to recommend divesting from three companies that do business with the Israeli military. While the resolution still has to go to the general plenary for it to be adopted, Palestinian rights advocates celebrated the move as a first step towards divestment.

http://mondoweiss.net/2014/06/presby...companies.html
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