I’ve been asked to post this personal statement from Sean, and under the circumstances, I’m happy to do so
I have already sent this info to you via facebook, however to be thorough I am emailing you as well.
I just want to let you know that I do not at all support the BDS campaign to boycott Israeli business and investments. As someone who is on record as being very pro-Israel it disturbs me greatly that I am being associated with this sort of thing.
I have set the record straight with the NBR and also on my facebook page. I have received a lot of very positive and encouraging messages of support for this from folk in the NZ Jewish Council. They understand how mendacious this group is by presenting themselves as one thing but promoting quite a different agenda.
I have asked them to delete my name from their list of supporters and rest assured will be raising hell if they do not. Read more »