by Philip Weiss on November 12, 2009 · 9 comments

Omar Barghouti says that the last place he can organize BDS is in Germany. “First we do Tel Aviv,” he says. That’s because of the, er, history. Demonstrated here, in a decision by the Munich municipal authorities to stop a speech by Ilan Pappe under pressure from lobbyists. Pappe says it’s reminiscent of his own German Jewish father getting silenced in Germany in the ’30s. Thanks to Seham.