World Social Forum 2009: Palestine workshop -- morning session

29 January 2009 - 11:33am

The difficulty with the first half of the meeting was that the 40 or so participants were quite varied in their understanding of the issues and the WSF process. Nevertheless there was a good initial discussion about what concrete action would be best to put forward to the WSF Assembly of Assemblies, as well as a discussion of the Mercosur Free Trade Agreement that Venezuela, Brazil, Ecuador and other Latin American countries have signed with Israel. The morning session also included a discussion around the effectiveness of particular BDS campaigns.


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