Thursday, June 13, 2024

Topic: BDS movement

McDonald’s misses sales target, blames Israel’s war in Gaza

McDonald’s, one of the most iconic US brands, attributes its failure to meet the first quarterly sales target in almost four years to Israel’s genocidal war in Gaza. This decline follows a call for a McDonald’s boycott by customers in Muslim countries, sparked by the Israeli franchisee's donation of thousands of free meals to the Israeli military.

Puma to end sponsorship of Israel’s football team in 2024

Though the move was planned since last year and is not related to consumer boycott calls against Israel amid the Gaza war, according to the spokesperson, the German sportswear firm has long faced boycott calls over its brand alliance with the Israel Football Association (IFA).

“No beauty in apartheid,” Palestinians call for boycott of Miss Universe event in Israel

Activists of the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement have called for the boycott of Miss Universe 2021, "to be hosted by apartheid Israel in December."

Irish author Sally Rooney rejects Israeli translation offer, supports BDS

Acclaimed Irish author Sally Rooney has turned down a request from an Israeli publisher to translate her latest novel due to her support for...