Thursday, November 22, 2018

Question. BDS is now going after Puma. Why not Intel, Qualcomm, IBM, Microsoft, Apple? - by Elder of Ziyon

One further irony: 88% of all Palestinian exports are to Israel; 63% of Palestinian imports come from Israel. What would happen to the Palestinian economy if Palestinian Arabs decided to adhere to BDS rules - which BDS pretends was created by Palestinians?

Elder of Ziyon..
22 November '18..

I received an email from a BDS group celebrating the planned boycott of Jewish homes in Judea and Samaria by AirBnB, and signalling the next corporate target:

The holiday season is prime time to push BDS campaigns for Palestinian rights and help folks learn about the oppression Palestinians are facing.

For example: Puma, the athletic wear company, sponsors the Israel Football Association, which puts on soccer matches in those same West Bank settlements that Airbnb just pledged to pull out of. The call to boycott Puma is an opportunity to tell the story of how Israel’s building of these settlements denies Palestinian rights such as restricting their freedom movement, including that of Palestinian athletes.

Puma signed on to provide training apparel, footwear and other equipment for the Israel Football Association in July, replacing Adidas, which denied any political basis for not renewing its sponsorship.

BDS is very selective in its targets. While they claim that they boycott all Israeli products, somehow they never tell their members to boycott Intel...

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