Michael Dickinson: Turkey Shoes Israeli Army
Would the well-meaning protesters who demonstrated on Monday night not feel dismayed and ashamed if they knew that the boots on the feet of the Israeli soldiers who tramp through occupied territory and kick down the doors of Palestinian family homes are labelled 'Made in Turkey'?
To put real pressure on the Israeli government to consider changing its racist apartheid elitist regime surely trade sanctions and boycotts would be the most effective measure. Let Turkey cease its role as cobbler and tailor to the tyrants, and let a new slogan be added to those chanted by the protesters demanding an end to cooperation with Israel: "No more in Cahoots! Off with their Boots!"