Results for: Take Apartheid off the Menu 2011
• Fruit and vegetable imports from Israel facilitate violations of Palestinian rights and international law, European campaigners say
• More than 60 actions take place across 10 countries
Occupied Palestine, November 27 - A wave of demonstrations, flash mobs and lobby actions by European human rights campaigners, trade unionists, NGOs and faith groups have called for an end to the trade with Israeli agricultural export companies such as Mehadrin and Agrexco over their complicity with Israeli violations of international law and Palestinian rights.
The actions, organised under the banner Take
Ten activists from Belgian group Vredesactie held a visible picket Friday outside the offices of the Ministry of Eco
Yesterday Palestine solidarity campaigners targeted the British company Valley Grown Salads in Roydon, Essex, and Glinwell in St Albans, for their 20% each share in Edom UK -an Israeli agricultural exporter. The action was designed to coincide with the week leading up to a European day of action against Israeli agricultural exporters, called for by the Palestinian Boycott Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC) and its European partners. The official day of action, which has the motto “Take Apartheid off the menu” is planned for the 26th of November.
Activists in France launched the campaign against Mehadrin with a large demonstration outside the comapny's French headquarters in Chateaurenard in the south of the country.
In the wake of the collapse of Agrexco, Mehadrin has become Israel's larg
Occupied Palestine, 11 November 2011 - Export of Israeli agricultural produce is at the heart of Israel's apartheid regime over the Palestinian people.