Starbucks: We don't provide financial support to Israel
The coffee chain issued the statement in response to a call to boycott the company due to its alleged funding of 'the occupation of Palestine.'
The American coffee chain Starbucks announced this week that it did not fund Israel in an attempt to ward off calls for a boycott of its business. In a statement posted on its website, the company clarified that neither the chain, nor its Jewish CEO Howard Schultz, ever transferred funds to Israel or the Israeli Defense Forces. The statement also mentioned the fact that Starbucks closed its branches in Israel in...
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