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    • Vladek
    • 13.12.09 | 07:04 (IST)

    The world is appalled by the Israeli occupation and the ruthlessness of the settlers. Many people outside Israel do not subscribe to the rule of violence. They believe economics can and will effect change where government leaders have failed. The settlers and the settlements operate without empathy for the damage being done to the Palestinian people. Yet Israeli leadership and the USA have failed to impose the rule of law on the settlers. The UK has acted wisely. Israelis should realize this will result in the boycott of only settlement made goods. If people cannot distinguish between Israel and the settlements, the remaining alternative could very easily be boycott of Israel as a whole.

    from the article: U.K. government urges businesses: Label products from settlements
    First published 22:13 10.12.09 | Last updated 07:31 11.12.09
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