Int’l union of architects studies proposal to withdraw Israel’s membership
|Saturday, July 5,2008 09:04|
The union, comprised of more than 1 million architects from 116 countries worldwide, is holding its annual world architecture meeting in the Italian city of
According to the newspaper, the proposal was tabled by many architects including Palestinians, British and Israelis.
The submitted proposal calls for expelling
The proposal, which will be discussed by the union"s general assembly on Friday and Saturday, underlines that the Israeli architects" activities constitute a violation of professional ethics and the union"s treaty. It also says that through building settlements, Israeli architects are serving the occupation and perpetuating it.
The proposal highlights further that
Zionist architect Yitzhak Lipovetzky-Lir, the representative of