There's nothing quite like a boycott to test the limits of the mainstream 'liberal' critique of Israel. This has been demonstrated once again by the reaction to a motion at the recent UK National Union of Journalists (NUJ)conference that gave the union's support to the campaign to boycott Israeli goods.Ben White is a freelance journalist specialising in Palestine/Israel. His website is at www.benwhite.org.uk and he can be contacted directly at email@example.com.
May 02, 2007
Nothing like a boycott?
Here's Ben White in Electronic Intifada rounding up comment on the UK National Union of Journalists' recent vote to boycott Israel: