• The controversy over Ben & Jerry's move to stop selling ice cream in occupied Palestinian territory

    3 days ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement Ben & Jerry's announcement on Monday that it would stop selling ice cream in the occupied Palestinian territory has sparked a wave of criticism from Democrats and Republicans, opening up renewed debate over the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement.
    The BDS movement is a non-violent, global effort that began in 2005 to put external pressure on the Israeli government in order to change its policies toward and treatment of Palestinians.
    The Israeli government has faced escalating criticism in recent years over the expansion of Israeli settlements, which are...
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