Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Mobilizations in Palestine and across Europe as activists call for boycott of Israeli agribusinesses

Campaigners in Sheffield, UK, picket a supermarket as part of a new campaign to pressure it to drop ties with Israeli suppliers complicit with the occupation
(Sheffield PSC)
A wave of demonstrations in Palestine and across 40 European cities this past weekend protested the thriving international trade with Israeli agribusinesses and the deliberate destruction of Palestinian agriculture it contributes towards.
The actions were part of a new focus on building international solidarity with Palestinian farmers and saw the launching of new campaigns by Palestinian agricultural organizations, European solidarity networks, nongovernmental organizations and trade unions against Israeli agricultural export firms.
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