Woolworths of South Africa threatens to sue BDS over protests

1234-e1378135085664A BDS protest outside Wits University in Johannesburg, South Africa (photo credit: Power987/via Twitter)

Woolworths of South Africa said it may take the BDS lobby to court for threatening its staff and customers.

The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement has held more than 40 protests at Woolworths stores throughout the country in recent weeks.

“Our employees, of all faiths and cultures, are telling us that they are feeling increasingly threatened by the protests,” spokesman Babs Dlamini told the South African daily The Times on Sunday. “What’s more, the families of our employees have reported being abused and sworn at by BDS.

“If this continues we will consider taking further precautions, including legal action against the individuals involved”…

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