This is absurd. Goods from the settlements are not from Israel. The EU's trade treaties are with Israel. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Alfie
    • 05.06.13 | 13:22 (IDT)

    It's a simple question of honest labels. And there is no BDS slippery slope. This clearly draws the boundary using valid criteria. When Israel's critics seek a broad boycott, it is unacceptable because it denies the legitimacy of Israel. Perhaps that's a good argument. When critics try to fine-tune it to hit the settlements, it's also unacceptable. Why is this? Is no criticism acceptable, then? Shouldn't Weinthal be condemning any "Made in Israel" labels to thwart any BDS action? Why condemn only the mislabeling of the settlements? Historically, the EU has avoided trading with Turkish Cyprus as well. Horrid, isn't it?

    from the article: Germany's gift to BDS: The slippery slope of labeling Israeli products
    First published 11:44 05.06.13 | Last updated 11:44 05.06.13
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