Monday, April 11, 2011

U.S. Backs Down And Grants Visa to Omar Barghouti, Palestinian Advocate Of Israel Boycott

"This weekend saw the heaviest attacks on Gaza by Isreali forces since the 2008-2009 war on Gaza. Nineteen Palestinians were killed. We speak to Palestinian activist Omar Barghouti, author of the new book, Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions: The Global Struggle for Palestinian Rights. After months of extended delays and an international public pressure campaign, in March the U.S. Consulate in Jerusalem granted Barghouti a visa to visit the United States for his book tour...."

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