Tuesday, 13 September 2011
I move the motion as amended:
That the Senate—
(a) condemns the intensification of the Global Boycott Divestments and Sanctions campaign being conducted against Max Brenner chocolate cafes;
(b) rejects this tactic as a way of promoting Palestinian rights; and
(c) agrees with the New South Wales Greens MP Mr Jeremy Buckingham 's asserti on ' that the tone and the public perception of the Max Brenner protests may be counter - productive to the cause of peace and human rights in the Middle East ' .
Mr Deputy President, I seek leave to make a one-minute statement.
Leave not granted.
The Senate divided. [15:56]
(The Deputy President—Senator Parry)
Question agreed to.