• Irish Call for Justice for Palestine

    Attached the full-page statement – “Irish Call for Justice for Palestine” – which appeared in today’s Irish Times (31st January) as p.5, replete with ca. 300 signatures. The demands include a call for a boycott of Israeli goods and services. The signatories include 5 MEPs (from Proinsias de Rossa to Marian Harkin), many TDs and […]

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  • Palestinian orgs. call for boycott and end of Gaza siege

    Press release, Palestinian NGO Network, 29 January 2009 The following position paper was issued on 28 January 2009 by the Palestinian NGO Network: On 27 December 2008, Israeli occupying forces launched a full-scale military offensive on the Gaza Strip from the sea, land and air. For 22 days the Israeli military indiscriminately shelled homes, mosques […]

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  • Why I’m boycotting Israeli produce

    Fruit and vegetable exports are crucial to the Israeli economy. A consumer boycott of agricultural produce exerts direct economic pressure where it matters Posted by Joanna Blythman Friday 23 January 2009 12.25 GMT If you’re not in the habit of checking the country of origin on fruit and vegetables to minimise food miles, you may […]

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