Wednesday, January 7, 2009

British boycott against Israel, due to "the horrors committed by the Israeli army"

"UK company boycotts Israeli consumers"

"Israeli computer engineer discovers he cannot order scarf online from London-based Pashmina company because it has joined Muslim consumer boycott against IDF operation in Gaza"

On YNet at:,7340,L-3651655,00.html

by Tani Goldstein

Published: 01.06.09, 22:30 / Israel Money

"Meiron Gestman, a computer engineer from Ramat Gan, discovered to his surprise on Monday that he could not purchase a scarf online from the London-based Pashmina company.

"The reason for this was that the company which he wished to order from had joined a boycott against Israel due to the military operation in Gaza.

" 'I checked why they didn't charge my credit card, and they told me they were participating in a voluntary boycott on Israel due to "the horrors committed by the Israeli army," he said..."

"...'Pashmina' is not the only British company to have joined the boycott. Last week 'FreedomCall', a telecom company based in the UK, terminated all communications with the Israeli MobileMax following the Gaza operation...."