Aug 31, 2012

#BDS: ##US store briefly distributes #Israel-labeled bags in Beirut branch #fuckIsrael

"BEIRUT: U.S. store American Eagle Outfitters distributed bags labeled ‘Israel’ for a brief period in its recently opened second branch on Beirut’s Hamra Street.

“It happened by mistake in our Hamra branch, and we immediately pulled the product from the market,” one of the Kaslik store’s employees told The Daily Star. American Eagle’s bags are usually labeled with the relevant country or city.
Lebanon’s Anti-Israeli Boycott Law prohibits any dealings with Israelis.

BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) activists in Beirut issued a statement earlier this week saying the incident occurred before Eid al-Fitr in August, and that they were following up on the issue."

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