Video: Why we boycott. With Omar Barghouti

Omar Barghouti, co-founder of the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement told PSC why BDS matters, why it is working, why international solidarity is essential to achieving equality and freedom for Palestinians. And if you don’t have time to watch the full 15 minute version, we’re made a shorter 5 minute version for you to…

SodaStream forced to close UK store

Campaigners for Palestinian human rights have welcomed the closure of SodaStream’s flagship UK store in Brighton and the news that major retailer, John Lewis, will no longer be stocking SodaStream products. The double blow to SodaStream, which has been trying to establish a foothold in the UK, came this week. EcoStream, as the Brighton store…

SodaStream forced to close UK store following successful boycott campaign

Campaigners for Palestinian human rights have welcomed the closure of SodaStream’s flagship UK store in Brighton and the news that major retailer, John Lewis, will no longer be stocking SodaStream products. The double blow to SodaStream, which has been trying to establish a foothold in the UK, came this week. EcoStream, as the Brighton store…

Sodastream products (Neil Graver photo)

Tell John Lewis: stop stocking Sodastream

John Lewis’s complacency and complicity in stocking occupation SodaStream products – despite their awareness of an international boycott campaign against the manufacturer – has been exposed. Read the EI article> This is John Lewis’ response so far: ” While I am sure a number of John Lewis’ customers may share these views, equally I am sure others…

Twitter action: Sodastream & Oxfam

Twitter action: Tell Oxfam to drop Scarlett Johannson over SodaStream role  Hollywood actress Scarlett Johannson has agreed to be the public face of SodaStream, an Israeli drinks company that manufactures its products in the illegal Israeli settlement of Ma’ale Adumim . Johannson is also a goodwill ambassador for Oxfam. Having the actress representing Oxfam conflicts with the…