An article appeared in The Irish Sun yesterday which was headlined “Tesco: We’ve axed fruit from Israel”. This headline is very misleading. This statement from Tesco is simply a reaffirmation of Tesco’s previously held position that they won’t use settlement products in their Tesco brand range. While this is to be welcomed by Palestinian rights campaigners, it unfortunately does not say anything about not stocking settlement goods from other brands, nor about refusing to deal with complicit companies that have operations in the illegal settlements (eg Mehadrin). Furthermore, even in the article itself, it states “it does still sell products … Continue reading →
Posted July 28, 2014 in BDS, Boycott, Economic Boycott, Tesco.
On Saturday 1st March, the Dublin branch of the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign kicked off Israeli Apartheid Week 2014 with a Boycott Israeli Goods day of action. We visited four city centre supermarkets, making consumers aware of their presence, the connection between these products and the occupation of Palestine and asking people to boycott them. We also handed in letters of protest to the management of each store, asking them to cease sticking Israeli goods. Departing from Dublin’s Spire with our ‘Boycott Israeli Apartheid’ banner, and the ‘Dustin of History’ asking people to ‘Bin Apartheid, It’s Rubbish’, our first stop was … Continue reading →
Posted March 2, 2014 in Apartheid, BDS, Boycott, Campaigns, Day of Action, Dublin, Dunnes Stores, Economic Boycott, Ethnic Cleansing, Event, Event Report, Gaza, Human Rights, Israeli Apartheid Week, Lidl, Marks & Spencer, National Rights, Petition, Political Rights, Press releases, Protest, Settlements, Tesco, War Crimes, West Bank.
On Saturday the 31st March members of the IPSC Cork branch engaged in a demonstration to promote the BDS campaign among the public. Members of the IPSC group met in Grand Parade at 1pm with microphones, Palestinian flags, a banner and distributed leaflets to members of the public. The leaflets show the most commonly sold Israeli products and brands and can be used as a reminder when shopping in super-markets. The demonstrators marched for approximately one hour following the usual itinerary through the streets of Cork city centre (Paul Street, French Church Street, Patrick Street – Oliver Plunkett Street) and stopped in front … Continue reading →
Posted April 25, 2012 in Apartheid, BDS, Boycott, Campaigns, Demonstration, Dunnes Stores, Economic Boycott, Event Report, Human Rights, Marks & Spencer, National Rights, Photos, Political Rights, Press releases, Protest, Tesco, Total Produce.
During the week of 20th to 27th February the Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign and other groups marked the 8th Annual Israeli Apartheid Week with a series of actions and awareness raising events in Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Galway and Belfast. Dublin, Thur 23: Première of ‘Roadmap to Apartheid’ The IPSC was proud to present the Irish Premiere of the brand new film ‘Roadmap to Apartheid’, by film-makers Ana Nogueira & Eron Davidson, a 90 minute documentary film looking at the current situation in Palestine through the lens of South African Apartheid; comparing the two regimes in a manner not flattering for … Continue reading →
Posted March 6, 2012 in Academic Boycott, Audio, BDS, BNC, Boycott, Campaigns, CRH, Cultural Boycott, Demonstration, Diamonds, Divestment, Dunnes Stores, Economic Boycott, education, EU, Event, Event Report, Film Premiere, Gaza, Hate Apartheid, Human Rights, iaw2012, Irish Government, Israeli Apartheid Week, Marks & Spencer, Multimedia, National Rights, PACBI, Photos, Political Rights, Press releases, Prisoners, Protest, Public Meeting, Sanctions, Siege of Gaza, Tesco, Total Produce, Trade Unions.
Hi friends. The Monthly Palestine Street Awareness Campaign and march for Boycotting Israeli products is happening this coming Saturday 31st March, Daunt Square, Cork City at 1pm. Also, we will be distributing sponsorship cards on Saturday for our upcoming Hill Walk in the Galtee Mountains on the 15th of April if you would like to join the walk or know of anyone else who might be interested. Also, the following month on Saturday the 28th April, we will have the CRH Apartheid Wall Road Show in Cork. We will be looking for as many volunteers as possible to inform the … Continue reading →
Posted March 29, 2012 in Apartheid, Apartheid Wall, BDS, Boycott, Campaigns, CRH, Demonstration, Divestment, Dunnes Stores, Economic Boycott, Event, Gaza, Human Rights, Marks & Spencer, National Rights, Political Rights, Press releases, Protest, Tesco, The Wall, West Bank.