Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Spain: Santiago de Compostela city council joins the BDS campaign

Santiago de Compostela - On Tuesday 10 November, Santiago city council passed a motion declaring itself a space free from discrimination against the Palestinian people and supporting the BDS Campaign.

The city councillor Concepción Fernández, from the Compostela Aberta municipal group,  defended the motion put to the seven main cities in Galiza by BDS-Galiza. The ruling electoral alliance in the City Hall, Compostela Aberta, and two of the groups in the opposition, the Socialist Party (PSdeG-PSOE) and the Galizan Nationalist Bloc (BNG) voted in favour, while the People’s Party (PP) abstained.

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