February 25, 2012 1 Comment
According to the website apartheidweek.org, 77 cities around the world are taking part; screening films, holding discussions and generally reinforcing their own and their supporters’ unbalanced view of the Israel/Palestinian conflict. Many of the events scheduled are screenings of the film “Izkor, Slaves of Memory” which uses the Spring cycle of feasts in Judaism as the starting point for the thesis that Israel’s “apartheid behaviour” is somehow linked to their cultural memories (haven’t worked that one out yet).
Being sadly sceptical of the local impact of the worldwide delegitimisation and BDS movements (shame on me!), I went through all 77 cities on the apartheid.org website to find out just how widespread the actual support and activity of this movement is. This is what I found: Read more of this post