Ireland edges closer to ban on goods from Israel's illegal settlements in occupied Palestinian territories

IRELAND has edged a step closer to becoming the first European Union country to ban the import or sale of goods produced in illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories.

The Control of Economic Activity (Occupied Territories) Bill 2018 was passed in Ireland’s upper house yesterday declaring it a criminal act “for a person to import or attempt to import settlement goods.”

Under the law, those who do or “assist another person” would face up to five...
source: Morning Star Online

2018-12-06 17:32
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