Allan Wolman bemoaned the planned BDS (boycott, divestment and sanctions) picket at parliament before the state of the nation address. He would prefer the movement to focus on conditions in SA (“BDS to protest at Sona — but what about SA”, February 13).

If Wolman reflects honestly, he will accept that had organisations and states in the period 1933-1939 raised their voices in a sustained manner against the persecution of Jews, Roma and homosexuals in Germany by the Nazis instead of solely focusing on addressing local issues, Adolf Hitler would have had to reconsider his anti-Jewish, anti-Roma and homophobic actions...

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