Senator Ron Boswell – sought an amendment to motion regarding BDS that “Max Brenner protests may be counter-productive to peace and human rights in the Middle East”

photo of Senator Ron Boswell
September 13, 2011

Agreed that “Max Brenner protests may be counter-productive to the cause of peace and human rights in the Middle East’.

Full speech

Senator BOSWELL (Queensland) (15:53): I seek leave to amend general business notice of motion No. 400 standing in my name for today by omitting paragraph (c) and substituting the following revised paragraph:

(c) agrees with the New South Wales Greens MP Jeremy Buckingham’s assertion ‘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’.

Leave granted.

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