High court of justice of Madrid, the Supreme court of Spain confirmed published in January of this year, the decision of a lower and quashed a resolution calling for a boycott of Israel adopted by the municipal authorities of the locality of Rivas-Vaciamadrid.
The judges described this document as «discriminatory», writes Wednesday, June 28, the Jewish news Agency JTA.
The Supreme court did not accept the arguments of the municipality of Rivas-Vaciamadrid, Recalling the numerous anti-Israel UN resolutions, as reported by the Pro-Israel ACOM group in a statement issued on the eve of.
Recall that in October last year, the Supreme court of Asturias announced a resolution in support of BDS illegal and discriminatory – in response to petition filed by activists ACOM vs Langreo city Council who supported the boycott of Israel.
Note that in the last few years, Spain has set a record: about 50 municipalities of this country have passed resolutions in support of BDS – more than in any other European country.
At the same time in nearby France in 2003, is a movement calling for the boycott of Israel was illegal, and attempts to isolate countries and peoples called «one of the forms of crimes of hatred.» A similar decision was taken last year the UK authorities.