Jul 8, 2011

#BDS: Don’t Break Your Fast With Israeli Dates

"The build-up to persuade and remind Muslims to boycott Israeli and settlement dates has started well in advance of Ramadan. Dates are traditionally used to break the fast and sales of dates in the UK increase enormously during this period.
Israel produces huge quantities of Medjoul dates which are grown in illegal Israeli settlements in the West Bank and Jordan Valley. Buying these dates will mean that consumers are indirectly supporting the theft of Palestinian land and the oppression of Palestinians.
In the run up to Ramadan which falls on August 1st, we are taking this message to as many local Mosques as possible."
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