Aug 8, 2011

#BDS: #LUSH Under Attack for Supporting #Palestine

"It’s no surprise then that the plight of Palestinians concerns LUSH. In 2011, the company was one of the first to support the OneWorld hit single “Freedom for Palestine”. This song, written by Dave Randall from Faithless, who having visited the West Bank, realised that life for most Palestinians living under the illegal Israeli occupation is just as bad as that endured by black South Africans during Apartheid.
‘Freedom for Palestine,’ inspired by AKA’s classic track ‘Free Nelson Mandela,’ was made in collaboration with many artists, including Maxi Jazz (Faithless), LSK, the Durban Gospel Choir and is supported by Roger Waters, Massive Attack, Arch Bishop Desmond Tutu & many others.
However, due to LUSH’s support of ‘Freedom for Palestine’, LUSH is now the centre of a hate campaign by those who support the Apartheid Israeli State."
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