Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Malaysians Join Boycott of Israeli Goods

Malaysian National News Agency, KUALA LUMPUR, January 6, 2009 - The Council For Ex-Members of Parliament and State Assemblies, Federal Territory, on Monday joined scores of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and individuals in calling for the boycott of Israeli and Israeli-related goods and services as a mark of protest against the regime's invasion of Gaza.

Its president, Aziz Yassin, said in a statement that this was the least Malaysians of all races could do to register their sympathy towards the Palestinians who had been suffering endlessly at the hands of the Zionists for the past 50 years.

The boycott would also serve as a reminder to Israel, its supporters and sympathisers that their uncivilised actions were being watched by all peace-loving people of the world.

"Although they cannot do much unilaterally to stop the aggression, united and systematic efforts at punishing the country economically will hopefully bring some positive results in the long run," he said....

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