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British Co-op boycotts exports from Israel's West Bank settlements

UK's largest mutual takes lead among European supermarkets


Tracy McVeigh and Harriet Sherwood [/*]The Observer, Sunday 29 April 2012[/*]Article history[/*][/list]The Co-operative Group has become the first major European supermarket group to end trade with companies that export produce from illegal Israeli settlements.

The UK's fifth biggest food retailer and its largest mutual business, the Co-op took the step as an extension of its existing policy which had been not to source produce from illegal settlements that have been built on Palestinian territories in the West bank.

Now the retail and insurance giant has taken it one step further by "no longer engaging with any supplier of produce known to be sourcing from the Israeli settlements".

The decision will hit four com

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Added: Apr-30-2012 Occurred On: Apr-30-2012
By: FUCK_S0PA
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Tags: Israel, West Bank, land, theft, settlers, Britain, UK, Co-op, Boycott, sanctions
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  • aahh did mummy and daddy not hug you enough....so many posts about hating jews...bless..

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  • Yay the co-op. Good job lads and lasses!

    End the apartheid... fuck zionism!

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  • No bomb Israel off the face of the earth and everyone will be happy. They can't possibly be all innocent if 99% of humanity has wanted them gone for a thousand+ years....

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