Results for: Press Releases
For Immediate Release – September 12, 2011
- Supporters of Palestinian rights claim victory as target Agrexco ordered into liquidation
- Court papers warn that company is Israeli symbol whose downfall will have ‘wider implications'
- Palestinian Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions National Committee (BNC) calls on the movement internationally to celebrate this victory and to intensify BDS campaigns
Campaigners for Palestinian rights are celebrating after the primary Israeli agricultural produce export company Agrexco, which has been a key target of the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) move
- Previous Irish bidder Total Produce no longer looking to buy Agrexco
- Clear pattern of boycotted companies entering financial crisis
- Boycott campaign increases international pressure on Israel
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, 15 August 2011
It emerged Thursday that Irish company Total Produce was no longer in the running to buy troubled Israeli exporter Agrexco.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, 8 August 2011
- French multinational Veolia to cut back global operations after €67.2 million losses
- BDS campaign has cost Veolia large contracts across Europe over its illegal Israel project
- Losses comes on heals of Agrexco’s financial woes, another main BDS target
Only days after losing out on another lucrative contract in London, French waste and water company Veolia on Thursday announced it would scale back its operations in several countries after http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424053111903454504
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, 1 August 2011
The Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC), a Palestinian civil society coalition leading a global boycott Israel campaign, has urged Irish fresh produce company Total Produce not to purchase ailing Israeli exporter Agrexco.
In a letter to Total Produce published today, the coalition details “Agrexco’s complicity with Israeli war crimes and illegal activities in the colonial settlements built on occupied Palestinian land”.
Partly-owned by the Israeli government, Agrexco is responsible for the export of 60-70% of the agricultural produce grown in Israel
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
25 July 2011
Facing a bankruptcy hearing in a Tel Aviv court Tuesday, Israeli export company Agrexco has been beset by bad headlines in recent months. Now its problems look set to worsen, after Palestinian solidarity groups from across Europe joined forces to escalate a boycott campaign.
A new coalition on Thursday promised to “put an end to Agrexco’s presence in Europe”.
- Mateh Binyamin Regional Council, with jurisdiction over 42 West Bank settlements, host OECD country delegates for a tour around Jerusalem
- At least eleven countries fail to attend OECD tourism conference following international campaign.