To end the occupation, cripple Israeli banks

Crawford-Browne, Terry
Date Written:  2010-06-30
Publisher:  Electronic Intifada
Year Published:  2010
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX11964

The international banking sanctions campaign in New York against apartheid South Africa during the 1980s is regarded as the most effective strategy in bringing about a nonviolent end to the country's apartheid system. If international civil society is serious about urgently ending Israel's violations of Palestinian rights, including ending the occupation, then suspension of SWIFT transactions to and from Israeli banks offers an instrument to help bring about a peaceful resolution of an intractable conflict.

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