Spanish trade unions call for Israel boycott
Five leading Spanish trade unions in the northern region of Galicia have called for a boycott of Israel.
The unions joining the campaign of boycotts, divestment and sanctions against Israel (BDS) are the Unión General de Trabajadores, the Comisións Obreiras de Galicia, the Confederación Intersindical Galega, the Central Nacional de Traballadores and the Confederación Unitaria de Traballadores. Of these, two are affiliates of the International Trade Union Confederation.Monday, February 18, 2013.
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