Association France-Palestine Solidarité (AFPS) calls on French government to block Israel OECD membership

AFPS actions against Israel”s accession to OECD

AFPS is concerned about Israel potential accession to OECD. On the 2nd of April 2010 a delegation from the “National Collective for a Just and Sustainable Peace between Palestinians and Israelis” met with Mr. Maurií¨s, the Director for Africa and Middle East at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. They expressed their concerns about Israel”s possible accession to OECD.

AFPS and other associations and unions, called for a demonstration in Paris on the 11th of November 2009 against Netanyahu”s visit to France. One of the demands for the demonstration was an immediate halt in the process to accept Israel as an OECD member. Further details in French on:

AFPS raised this issue in the media and sent letters to the French Prime Minister:

– Israel- OECD the colonisation rewarded with the support of france / Israí«l-OCDE La colonisation récompensée avec le soutien de la France publié le vendredi 22 janvier 2010 Communiqué de l”AFPS

– OECD and Israel, Letter to the Prime minister / OCDE et Israí«l, lettre au Premier ministre publié le vendredi 12 mars 2010 Jean Claude Lefort http://www.france-

– Mr. Fillon: you are the one who is condemnable Open letter / M. Fillon : c”est vous qui íªtes condamnable ! publié le vendredi 2 avril 2010 Jean Claude Lefort Lettre ouverte Paris, le 31 mars 2010

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