The president of Amnesty International – France will share the stage with the European coordinator of the BDS National Committee (BNC) at a BDS France event called “How to End the Israeli Apartheid System” on September 10.
Jean Claude Samoullier of Amnesty and the BNC’s Fiona Ben Chekroun will speak at the event on “Israeli apartheid,” which will happen at the Fete de l’Humanite Festival, an annual political and multicultural gathering organized by the communist party-affiliated newspaper l’Humanité. It is one of the biggest cultural events in France, with approximately 500,000 participants each year.
Criticism of BDS and Amnesty working together
American Jewish Committee Europe general manager Simone Rodan-Benzaquen criticized the cooperation between Amnesty and BDS on Sunday.