Senator Bob Brown – response to Boswell’s amendment to the BDS motion

photo of Senator Bob Browm
September 13, 2011

…Senator Boswell’s repugnant association of the Greens with events in Germany in 1939.

Full speech

Senator BOB BROWN (TasmaniaLeader of the Australian Greens) (15:54): I seek leave to amend the motion by replacing the words after ‘condemns’ with:

(i) Senator Boswell’s unwarranted and cowardly comparison of the trade practices commissioner, Mr Rod Sims, with Pontius Pilate,

(ii) Senator Boswell’s rejection of the Victoria Police as doing their job,

(iii) Senator Boswell’s repugnant association of the Greens with events in Germany in 1939.

Leave not granted.

Link to parliamentary Hansard

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