Don't buy any drones from Israel !
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The Swiss Army is planing to purchase surveillance drones from Israel by 2015. The amount of this investment is estimated between 300 and 400 Million Swiss Francs.
The military collaboration with Israel contradicts to the special obligations that Switzerland has as not only a state party to the Geneva Conventions but also as its depository state. Israel has been violating these and other international laws for more than four decades by its policy of occupation, colonialisation and apartheid.
We therefore demand the Swiss Federal Council and the Swiss Parliament not to buy surveillance drones from Israel and to stop the whole military collaboration with Israel until it complies with international law and Palestinian rights.
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attac suisse - Centre Europe Tiers-Monde - Collectif Urgence Palestine Genève - Collectif Urgence Palestine Vaud - Communauté genevoise d'action syndicale - Droit pour tous - Free Palestine - Gerechtigkeit und Frieden in Palästina - Gesellschaft Schweiz-Palästina - Grünes Bündnis der Stadt Bern - Groupe pour une Suisse sans armée Genève - Mouvement pour le socialisme - Nahostfrieden.ch - Parti suisse du Travail/Partei der Arbeit der Schweiz - Palästina-Solidarität Region Basel – SolidaritéS
Alternative Information Center (IL/PT) - Association Couserans-Palestine (FR) - BDS Berlin (DE) - BDS Italia (IT) - Begegnungszentrum für aktive Gewaltlosigkeit, Bad Ischl (AT) - Capjo-Euro-Palestine (FR) - Collectif 69 (FR) - Comité Palestine TAM-81 (FR) - Israeli Citizens for BDS (IL)
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