Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Real News Video: Who profits from Israeli occupation?

Boycotted by activists, the Israeli company AHAVA is backed by one of Israel's most powerful families

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"After the Israeli attack on Gaza earlier this year, the international Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Campaing (BDS Movement) escalated all around the world. Now, activists are targetting AHAVA, an Israeli cosmetics company founded by and based in an Israeli settlement in the Occupied West Bank. The AHAVA company, as many others in Israel that are based in the Palestinian Territories or profit from their occupation are owned by the powerful Israel family - the Livnat family. The Real News investigates how the family's dynasty is invested in the economy of the occupation."

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