The biggest food distributor in Ireland announced last week it had withdrawn Israeli products from its shops. Meanwhile, other major European retailers appear to have quietly taken similar decisions. Read more about Ireland’s biggest food retailer drops Israeli produce as European boycotts surge
Protests across 30 UK towns and cities condemn Sainsbury’s over its links to Israeli fresh produce exporters Mehadrin and Edom that operate in illegal Israeli settlements. Read more about Sainsbury’s supermarket pressured over Israeli land-grab firms
More than 500 people took part in a demonstration against Mehadrin, which is deeply involved in the ongoing colonization of Palestinian land. Read more about Hundreds march on French headquarters of Israeli produce exporter
Palestinians launch protests across the West Bank demanding the release of political prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli jails. Read more about Podcast: Hundreds protest outside Israeli jail in solidarity with hunger striking prisoners
A day of action called for by Palestinian farmers spurred people in many countries to action. Read more about Mobilizations in Palestine and across Europe as activists call for boycott of Israeli agribusinesses
Israeli companies lie so routinely about the origin of their produce that EU plans to introduce new labeling guidance will probably prove unworkable. Read more about UK supermarket sells fruit from illegal settlement as "made in Israel"
Eighty percent of water drilled in the Jordan Valley is consumed by Israel and its illegal settlements. Read more about Israeli water firm drying up Palestinian springs, says UN report
Palestinian agricultural organizations are calling for a worldwide campaign against trade with Israeli settlements. Read more about Day of action to target Israeli settlement firms as new research reveals complicity with colonization
Major politicians in the UK are increasingly unafraid to talk critically of Israeli policies, and some are even advocating a national ban on products made in illegal Israeli settlements. Read more about Is Palestine going mainstream in British politics?
Palestine solidarity campaigners celebrated news that The Co-operative Group – commonly known as The Co-op – has decided to expand its boycott of goods produced in Israeli settlements on occupied Palestinian land into a complete boycott of companies that source any goods in settlements. Read more about In BDS milestone, UK supermarket chain to boycott Israel firms doing business with settlements
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