Cosatu backs anti-Israeli week

2010-03-03 11:12

THE Palestinian people were fighting for the same cause as South

Africans had in their battle against apartheid, union federation Cosatu said


It said it fully supported the international week against

“apartheid Israel”.

“Following the illegal occupation of their land, the people of

Palestine fought for their freedom and are still fighting even now.

“Their struggle has become a global symbol of resistance against

apartheid, occupation and colonialism in our age,” the Congress of SA Trade

Unions said in a statement.

Cosatu would take part in a march on the Israeli embassy in

Pretoria on Friday.

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