Senate debates

Tuesday, 13 September 2011

Motions

Israel

3:55 pm

Photo of Ron BoswellRon Boswell (Queensland, National Party) Share this | Hansard source

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.

Question put.

The Senate divided. [15:56]

(The Deputy President—Senator Parry)

Question agreed to.

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