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Breakfast Against Trade With Israel

thewallmustfall | 11.08.2005 16:29 | Anti-militarism | Anti-racism | Social Struggles | London | South Coast


Breakfast Against Trade With Israel

Join defendants at Uxbridge Magistrates' Court (Near Uxbridge Tube) for breakfast on the first
day of their trial and support the campaign to sever military, economic,
cultural and academic ties with Israel while the occupation of Palestine

Following the ruling of the International Court of Justice in the Hague that
Israel's building of a wall on Palestinian land was illegal, activists from
London and Brighton successfully blockaded the main Carmel-Agrexco depot in
the UK. This prevented tens of thousands of pounds worth of agricultural
produce from reaching its destination on British supermarket shelves.

Carmel is the main brand for Israeli agricultural exports and the company is
50 per cent owned by the Israeli state. It exports goods from settlements in
the West Bank and Gaza in violation of the EU-Israel Association Agreement.

The action at the depot led to the arrest of seven activists who had
d-locked themselves across the gates and prevented access to lorries. They
have all been charged with aggravated trespass: the prevention of lawful
activity. Their defence will challenge the legality of Carmel-Agrexco's
trade in the UK and is hoped to act as a springboard for the whole boycott

We invite you and your organisations to join us on the opening day of the
trial, Monday 5th September at Uxbridge Magistrates' Court, for a
Palestinian breakfast in support of the defendants, in support of the
boycott campaign and in solidarity with the Palestinian struggle to end the

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Display the following 4 comments

  1. When was there last an independent — pete
  2. Have a look at this — otto
  3. Prepare for the zionist invasion — anti-occupation (counter-thrasamacus task force)
  4. Benevolent Israel. — Tim