Monday, September 10, 2012
Boycott committee: Palestinian "Rawabi" tycoon Bashar Masri "must end all normalization activities with Israel"
Some Palestinians Would Sell Their Mother for a Buck!
By Ali Abunimah
"The Palestinian Boycott Divestment and Sanctions National Committee, the steering group of the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) campaign issued the following statement today regarding Palestinian-American tycoon Bashar Masri.
Masri is renowned as the developer of “Rawabi,” a Qatari-financed luxury housing development built on West Bank land confiscated from three Palestinian villages by the Palestinian Authority and handed over to Masri’s private firm. The Electronic Intifada has previously reported on some of Masri’s activities in relation to Rawabi.
Palestinian civil society denounces Bashar Masri’s normalization with Israel as undermining the struggle for Palestinian rights...."