Thursday, February 27, 2020

Ben & Jerry's out of Israeli Settlements!

Ben & Jerry's in Israel is implicated in Human Rights Abuses by selling ice cream in Shufersal supermarkets "that profit from Israel’s illegal annexation and settlement activity in the West Bank" according to the UN Human Rights Report. (Read More here )

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, announced that 112 major companies had been identified as operating in Israeli settlements in ways that violate human rights. The UN 'Advance Unedited Version' of the report (12 February 2020) lists the companies doing business in illegal settlements. It was announced here.
The list includes the Israeli Supermarket chain Shufersal that sells Ben & Jerry's ice cream in settlements.

Along with major Israeli banks, transport services, energy, building and telecoms firms, prominent international businesses are listed. They include Airbnb, Booking.com, Motorola, Trip Advisor, JCB, Expedia and General Mills.

Contact Ben & Jerry's here and select "Social Mission Goals and Objectives"
Or phone them at +1 802-846-1500 Mon - Thurs, 8:30am - 4:30pm EST;
Friday 8:30 - 12:30
Ben & Jerry's out of Israeli Settlements!
Don't collaborate with Israeli Apartheid!

 

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