Updates from the palestinian BDS (Turkey)
A group of international artists staged a performance today in a Turkish branch of luxury cosmetics store Clinique in protest against its chairman's involvement with Israeli ethnic cleansing and occupation in Palestine.
Belgian bank Dexia has been excluded from the Triodos sustainable investment universe because of its ongoing financing of Israeli settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.
In a statement, Tridos Bank said:
Dexia Israel Bank (DIB), a subsidiary of Dexia, has financed Israeli settlements in the past.
This article was written in 2010 as a contribution to a BNC e-magazine commemorating the 5th anniversary of the BDS call in July 9th 2005.