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Saturday, 15 December 2012

No pride in Israeli apartheid

A group of delegates at the UNISON LGBT conference in November took part in a short film telling Israel they are not fooled by its attempts to woo them over by presenting Israel as a gay-friendly destination. Pinkwashing, a PR technique, aims to use opposition to homophobia to legitimise Israel and undermine support for Palestine:

The 69-second sends Israel a simple message: 'no to Israeli apartheid' and is intended to generate discussion on 'pinkwashing' and UNISON's policy on Palestine and the Middle East:

For more on the 'no to pinkwashing' campaign go to: