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Readers’ Blog: BDS will have no effect on the Israeli economy by Clive Hyman (Irish Examiner)

By   /  July 15, 2018  /  BDS, International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

July 12, 2018 No. Will it persuade Israel to change its policies vis à vis the Palestinians? No. Will it make the members of your parliament feel good about themselves? Probably. So in essence, this is simply the political equivalent of masturbation. The real effect, if this were enacted, could be unemployment for Palestinians who […]

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Life is complicated: Irish Boycott Bill Could Create Huge Problems for U.S. Companies Like Apple – Orde F. Kittrie (Fortune via Daily Alert)

By   /  July 11, 2018  /  BDS, International, Israel  /  No Comments

July 11, 2018 Irish Boycott Bill Could Create Huge Problems for U.S. Companies Like Apple – Orde F. Kittrie (Fortune) A bill expected to pass Ireland’s Senate on Wednesday would criminalize trade in products and services produced in Israeli settlements. If enacted, it could force U.S. firms with Irish divisions or subsidiaries to make a costly choice. If […]

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Irish Ambassador: Government Does Not Support Ban on West Bank Settlement Goods – Mark Weiss (Irish Times via Daily Alert)

By   /  February 2, 2018  /  BDS, friends/enemies, International  /  No Comments

Feb. 2, 2018 Irish Ambassador: Government Does Not Support Ban on West Bank Settlement Goods – Mark Weiss Irish Ambassador to Israel Alison Kelly told officials in Jerusalem on Wednesdaythat the Irish Government does not support an initiative to ban the sale of goods from West Bank settlements. The Irish Senate voted on Tuesday to indefinitely postpone a vote […]

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