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PA pressure censors criticism of Gaza water management

Charlotte Silver
24 March 2014

A paper arguing that desalination would “legitimize” Israel’s theft of Palestine’s natural resources has been mysteriously deleted.

Scarlett Johansson doubles down on support for Israeli settlements

The Hollywood star says she was fully aware that SodaStream operates in an Israeli settlement before she agreed to become the company’s spokesmodel and ending her role as Oxfam “global ambassador.”

New SodaStream factory could help destroy Bedouin agriculture

Andrew Beale
20 February 2014

Israel has been trying to transform indigenous farmers into an “urban proletariat” since at least the 1960s.

Drop in SodaStream stock linked to Scarlett Johansson controversy, boycott

A report by Bloomberg linked a decline in the price of SodaStream shares to ongoing boycott campaigns. Comparing the stock’s performance to a timeline of key events suggests Bloomberg was right to do so.

Guardian amends Scarlett Johansson report to be “fairer” to Palestine campaigners

Responding to my correspondence, The Guardian’s Reader’s Editor has amended an article written last week by Matthew Kalman on the Scarlett Johansson-Oxfam controversy.

Scarlett Johansson quits Oxfam

Actress cites “fundamental difference of opinion” with Oxfam International because the humanitarian group opposes all trade from Israeli settlements.”

Oxfam staff say charity’s tie to Scarlett Johansson puts their work in “jeopardy”

Oxfam’s staff in the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip have sent an impassioned plea to the charity’s managers, expressing frustration at the growing crisis over its refusal to end the relationship with Scarlett Johansson.

Oxfam America office refuses to receive petition urging it to dump Scarlett Johansson

In Los Angeles and New York, human rights groups delivered a petition to Johansson’s representatives at Creative Artists Agency, calling on the Hollywood actress to end her relationship with SodaStream.  

Oxfam “ambassador” Scarlett Johansson praised for “strong pro-Israel stance”

PR expert says pro-Israel advocacy by Oxfam’s Scarlett Johansson is better than the work done by the Israeli government.

Oxfam’s Palestinian partners condemn charity’s “mishandling” of Scarlett Johansson affair

“By choosing to remain an ambassador for SodaStream, Johansson also choses to remain an ambassador for forced displacement,” Palestinians tell Oxfam.

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