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Ireland has a $1 billion trade surplus with Israel, exporting more than $1.2 billion to the country in 2018. The bill would ban any goods or services produced, even partially, in the Israeli-occupied territories—including the Golan Heights—or by Israelis who travel, even temporarily, beyond the Green Line.
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When did Ireland boycott Israel?
In early 2012 the Irish Palestine Solidarity Campaign organised a "cultural boycott" of Israel, as a result of which Irish music group Dervish cancelled a proposed tour of Israel, citing "an 'avalanche of negativity' and 'venom' directed towards them." This online campaign was officially condemned by Irish Justice ...
What countries boycott Israel?
These are Algeria, Bangladesh, Brunei, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, United Arab Emirates and Yemen. Eight of these also do not accept passports of other countries whose holder has an Israeli visa endorsed in it.
Do Ireland Recognise Palestine?
Although both houses of the Irish parliament passed the motion to recognise the state of Palestine, the Government wishes to do this as part of a wider EU move, which has been criticised by Irish TDs. As of 2021, Ireland does not recognise the state of Palestine.
What has Ireland done to help Palestine?
Ireland has directly supported the Palestinian people over more than two decades, and will continue to do so. Total funding levels have grown steadily in recent years, from a total of €4.49 million in 2005 to €10.7 million in 2013.
Oct 14, 2021 ˇ “The cultural boycott of Israel, antisemitism in a new guise, is a badge of shame for her and others who behave like her.” Ironically, this ...
Thousands pledge to boycott AXA over complicity in Israel's illegal occupation. French multinational insurance company called out on day of action over ...
Jan 25, 2019 ˇ Ireland has advanced a bill which will prevent the sale of goods from Israel's illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank.
Jul 12, 2018 ˇ Ireland's Senate passed on Wednesday a bill to boycott products from West Bank settlements. The bill passed with 25 lawmakers voting in its ...
Jun 7, 2021 ˇ In September 2018, when Northern Ireland and Israel played a friendly ... Sinn Fein supports the Boycott, Divest and Sanctions (BDS) ...
Jan 25, 2019 ˇ The Israeli foreign ministry has reprimanded Ireland's ambassador Alison Kelly after the lower house of Irish parliament voted in favour of ...
Oct 26, 2021 ˇ Rooney is by no means alone in her support for Palestine among Irish creatives. In January 2021, 'The Ireland Palestine Solidarity' campaign ...
May 22, 2021 ˇ The Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign (IPSC), which deployed stewards in a bid to ensure mask wearing and social distancing, also displayed ...
Oct 12, 2021 ˇ Irish author Sally Rooney is at the centre of a controversy after refusing to allow her new book to be translated into Hebrew by an Israeli ...