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Palestinians to Oxfam: Dump Scarlett Johansson “immediately”

“We rebuke Johansson’s condescending remarks that SodaStream is “building a bridge to peace between Israel and Palestine.’”

Signs of disarray at Oxfam over “ambassador of oppression” Scarlett Johansson

Why did Oxfam tweet, then delete a statement on Hollywood actress’ deal with occupation profiteer SodaStream?

“Don’t forget us here”: Photos reveal devastation in Syria’s Yarmouk camp

These images provide an all too rare glimpse of the people living in the camp amid horrifying circumstances

Scarlett Johansson is “ambassador for oppression,” says Oxfam founder’s grandson

The “ongoing credibility of Oxfam depends on its adhering to its founding principles … I am certain my grandfather and great-uncle would agree with me.”

Oxfam backs Scarlett Johansson, despite actress' endorsement of Israeli settlements

In doing so, Oxfam has taken a clear position against Palestinians and their rights and chosen complicity with Israeli occupation and colonization.

Public radio KQED pulls SodaStream from gifts to donors

Public broadcaster dumps SodaStream from donor thank-you gifts, citing “controversy” over factory in Israeli settlement.

Oxfam's cowardly stance on Scarlett Johansson's Israeli settlement profiteering

It’s impossible to be an “ambassador” both for a human rights group and for human rights abusers!

Divestment battle to return to Presbyterian Church

Israel lobby groups can be expected again to try to halt growing efforts to hold Israel accountable and promote Palestinian rights and a just peace.

Oxfam tells SodaStream spokesmodel Scarlett Johansson that settlements harm Palestinians

The international development charity Oxfam admonishes Hollywood actress Scarlett Johansson over her new role as spokesperson for the Israeli occupation profiteering firm SodaStream.

“Significant escalation” in boycott campaign by Israel’s “best friend” Germany

“Germany will set an example for the rest of the world,” Israeli foreign ministry warns.

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